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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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Michael Chong Congratulates Local Olympians and Paralympians

Statement in the House of Commons on October 2, 2012

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Moving Forward on Stronger Rules for Coal-Fired Electricity Sector

Reputable scientific evidence continues to mount that rising greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are warming the planet. Climate change is a global problem that requires real solutions. That is why the federal government has committed to reduce GHG emissions by 17% below 2005 levels by 2020. In order to meet this objective, we are implementing a […]

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Chong Attends Rededication of Rockwood Cenotaph

Federal government invested $33,060 for improvements to local monument ROCKWOOD – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, today attended the Rockwood Cenotaph rededication ceremony in Rockwood, Ontario. “This special monument honours the service and sacrifices of the local men and women who served in the First and Second World Wars and the Korean […]

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