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Chong Announces Federal Funding for Local Arts and Culture

EDEN MILLS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced a federal investment of $16,000 in the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival.  This investment in arts and culture will increase tourism, create jobs, and boost the local economy. The federal funding will support the 24th and 25th editions of the Eden Mills Writers’ […]

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Government announces creation of the Panel on Labour Market Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

The Government of Canada remains focused on creating jobs and economic growth by implementing Budget 2012. Since the end of the recession in July 2009, the government’s Economic Action Plan has helped create nearly 760,000 net new jobs, and we maintain the strongest fiscal position in the G-7. We recognize that the future of growth […]

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Chong Visits Proposed Melancthon Mega-Quarry with Environment Minister

FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, yesterday visited the site of the proposed Highland Companies’ mega-quarry in Melancthon Township with the Honourable Peter Kent, federal Minister of the Environment, and David Tilson, Member of Parliament for Dufferin-Caledon.   “I’m pleased that Minister Kent had the opportunity to visit Melancthon and see […]

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Chong Welcomes New Acton GO Station

New station builds upon 2009 federal investment to improve local train service ACTON – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, welcomed Metrolinx’s announcement that it will begin construction this month on a new Acton GO Transit station, with construction expected to continue into 2013. This new station builds upon the federal government’s $15 […]

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Summer Reflections on the Parliamentary Year that Was

The House of Commons is adjourned until September and Members of Parliament are in their local communities, talking to constituents and assessing the year that was. I am enjoying the opportunity to meet with many of you and hear your feedback on a number of issues. A year after the election is a good time […]

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Chong Announces Federal Funding to Restore Erin Cenotaph

ERIN – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, today announced funding of up to $3,400 to restore the Erin Cenotaph, which was built to honour Veterans and those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. “It is our sacred duty to remember and honour our Veterans and the brave men and […]

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Michael Chong Commends Government for $140 Million Rouge Park Investment

Statement in the House of Commons on June 20, 2012.

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Michael Chong Commends Government for $140 Million Rouge Park Investment

Statement in the House of Commons on June 20, 2012.

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Reflecting on the Past 145 Years of Canadian History

This year, as we celebrate Canada’s 145th birthday on July 1, Canadians will gather to celebrate the many things that unite us as a nation. We are a country that is rich in history, culture, and achievements, and Canada Day 2012 serves as an opportune time to celebrate some of the historical milestones taking place […]

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Happy Canada Day from Michael Chong!

Canada Day 2012 Message from Micahel Chong

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