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Canada’s Economic Action Plan – Year 2

The 2010 federal budget was just announced for the fiscal year that starts April 1, 2010. What will this mean for you, your family and your community? In short, it means that the Government of Canada will be delivering year two of Canada’s Economic Action Plan. Last year’s 2009 federal budget created Canada’s Economic Action […]

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Chong Announces $825,000 in Funding to Improve Downtown Cores of Georgetown and Acton

Federal funding will build and upgrade the parking lots on Edith, Draper and Back Streets in Georgetown, as well as upgrade the parking on Mill Street in Acton. HALTON HILLS – Michael Chong, MP for Wellington–Halton Hills, today announced an investment of $825,000 to attract more people to the historic commercial districts of Acton and […]

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Chong Announces $135,000 Investment in Biorem Inc. Under Canada’s Economic Action Plan

PUSLINCH – Michael Chong, MP for Wellington–Halton Hills, announced an investment of up to $135,000 for Biorem Inc. from the federal government under Canada’s Economic Action Plan. Biorem employs 41 people at its Puslinch location. “Our government is committed to creating jobs and supporting the people, communities and businesses of southern Ontario,” said MP Michael […]

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Chong Announces $520,650 Investment in Walinga Inc. Under Canada’s Economic Action Plan

FERGUS – Michael Chong, MP for Wellington–Halton Hills, announced an investment of up to $520,650 for Walinga Inc. from the federal government under Canada’s Economic Action Plan. Walinga employs 190 people at its two facilities in Wellington County. “Our government is committed to creating jobs and supporting the people, communities and businesses of southern Ontario,” […]

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Chong Welcomes Agreement on Buy American

Canadian companies will now be able to compete for U.S. infrastructure contracts GEORGETOWN – Michael Chong, MP for Wellington–Halton Hills, today announced that Canada and the United States have reached an agreement that would end the “Buy American” ban, which prevented Canadian companies from participating in American infrastructure projects. This new agreement will allow Canadian […]

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Helping Haiti

It has been several weeks since a strong earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, devastated Haiti. I would like to provide an update on what the Government of Canada is doing to assist those in Haiti, and to let you know what individual Canadians can do to help. Our government has announced that we […]

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Government Response to Earthquake in Haiti

All Canadians are deeply concerned about the impact of the recent earthquake in Haiti. Canada was one of the first countries on the ground after the earthquake. Since then we have been working around the clock to assess the situation and do whatever we can to help the Haitian people. Here are the facts: • […]

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One Big Move – Canada’s Productivity Challenge

Canada’s Productivity Challenge  The global economy is experiencing the biggest downturn since the Great Depression, and according to the IMF, this is the first time in 60 years that it will shrink. The federal government reacted swiftly by implementing Canada’s Economic Action Plan, providing $40 billion over two years in stimulus. When combined with provincial […]

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It’s a Boy!

Michael and Carrie Chong welcome a son. Fergus – Michael and Carrie, along with sons William and Alistair, are pleased to announce the arrival of Cameron Hendrik Russell Chong. Cameron arrived at 11:35pm on October 19, 2009 at Guelph General Hospital, where Michael”s late father, Dr. Paul Wing-Nien Chong, worked for 3 decades. Cameron weighed […]

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Government of Canada Invests in the Fergus Curling Club’s 175th Anniversary Celebrations

FERGUS, ONTARIO- On behalf of the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, the Honourable Michael Chong, Member of Parliament (Wellington-Halton Hills), today announced funding for the Fergus Curling Club. The Club, one of the first social organizations established in the town of Fergus, is celebrating its 175th anniversary. There will be […]

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