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Chong Announces Drought Assistance for Local Farmers

FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, welcomed news that the Government of Canada, in partnership with the Province of Ontario, is delivering relief for livestock producers in Wellington County and Halton Hills who are facing severe forage shortages as a result of this summer’s dry growing conditions. The governments of Canada […]

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Acton GO Transit Service Begins January 2013

New changes to the GO Transit network will improve access to and from Acton, beginning Monday, January 7, 2013. After a nearly-two-decade absence, the GO Train will once again be a convenient transit option for residents of Acton and other nearby communities in the Town of Halton Hills and Wellington County. The new service is […]

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Setting the Record Straight on Veterans’ Support

Recently, questions have been raised about government support for Canadian veterans. I would like to take this opportunity to clarify the record. Our government believes that veterans should receive nothing but the best care and support. They deserve nothing less. Every attempt is made to accommodate soldiers in the Canadian Armed Forces who are injured […]

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Michael Chong Praises Decision to Withdraw Mega-Quarry in Melancthon

Statement in the House of Commons on November 29, 2012.

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Michael Chong Praises Decision to Withdraw Mega-Quarry in Melancthon

Statement in the House of Commons on November 29, 2012.

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Chong Praises Decision to Withdraw Mega-Quarry Application

Highland Companies withdraw plans to develop Melancthon quarry after public outcry OTTAWA – Michael Chong, M.P. for Wellington-Halton Hills, today welcomed news by the Highland Companies to cancel the proposed mega-quarry in Melancthon Township. Stretching nearly 2,500 acres, the proposed mega-quarry would have been one of the largest open-pit mines in North America, measuring 3 […]

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Remembering Lincoln Alexander

Along with all Canadians, I was saddened to learn of the passing of Lincoln Alexander last month, at 90 years of age. I also, however, took time to give thanks for his life. We all owe a great debt of gratitude to this great Canadian. My generation owes a great deal to Alexander. He blazed […]

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Chong Announces $92,236 for Georgetown Globe Productions to Upgrade Old Armoury

Funding will allow for upgrade and improved usage of Old Armoury, while commemorating its role in the First World War GEORGETOWN – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced $92,236 in support for Georgetown Globe Productions project to create a new local community space for Georgetown while commemorating the town’s military history.  This […]

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Jobs and Growth Still A Priority

Your federal government remains focused on creating jobs and economic growth. A growing economy ensures the tax revenues necessary to support important public services like healthcare and education that we all count on. That is why creating jobs and economic growth remains the government’s top priority. Statistics Canada just released the latest job numbers. In […]

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Michael Chong Congratulates Local Olympians and Paralympians

Statement in the House of Commons on October 2, 2012

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