Newsroom


Rouge National Urban Park Act Receives Royal Assent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     April 23rd, 2015 The Senate of Canada passes Rouge National Urban Park Act to create Canada’s first National Urban Park, protecting thousands of acres of land OTTAWA – Michael Chong, M.P. for Wellington-Halton Hills, today thanked Senators for reviewing and passing Bill C-40, Rouge National Urban Park Act. “The […]

Read more

Federal Government Funds in Eden Mills Writers’ Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | April 17, 2015 Federal Government Funds in Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Eden Mills Writers’ Festival to receive $12,000 in federal funding through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced $12,000 of federal money to help support the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival […]

Read more

Federal Government Provides Funds to Restore Fish Habitat in the Grand River

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : March 31, 2015 Federal Government Provides Funds to Restore Fish Habitat in the Grand River The Grand River Conservation Authority to receive $25,500 through the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program for the Grand River Habitat Enhancement Project  FERGUS – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced $25,500 of federal […]

Read more

Reducing Emissions in Canada by Eliminating Oil Sands Subsidies

In 1996, the Government of Prime Minister Chrétien introduced significant tax breaks for the oil sands sector to help spur the growth of the Alberta oil sands. These tax breaks were introduced for in-situ oil sands projects (sub-surface mining that uses heat to bring bitumen to the surface), providing these in-situ projects with tax breaks […]

Read more

New Legislation to Counter Terrorism: Bill C-51

Last month’s column mentioned the need for new legislation to combat terrorism. On January 30, 2015 the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-51, the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015. I would like to take this opportunity to explain why this bill is necessary and why I am supporting it. In the last year, there has been an […]

Read more

Reform Act, 2014 Passes Final Vote in the House of Commons, 260 to 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      February 25, 2015 Reform Act moves to the Senate of Canada after being adopted in the House of Commons at Third Reading with support from all parties. OTTAWA – Michael Chong, M.P. for Wellington-Halton Hills, today thanked his colleagues on both sides of the House of Commons for their […]

Read more

Adoption à la Chambre des communes de la Loi de 2014 instituant des réformes, à 260 voix contre 17

POUR DIFFUSION IMMÉDIATE                                                Le 25 février 2015 La Loi instituant des réformes, adoptée en troisième lecture à la Chambre des communes avec l’appui de tous les partis, sera renvoyée au Sénat. OTTAWA – Michael Chong, député de Wellington-Halton Hills, a remercié ses collègues des deux côtés de la Chambre des communes aujourd’hui […]

Read more

Chong Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      February 18, 2015 Chong Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Recent measles outbreak demonstrates the necessity of vaccinating children OTTAWA – Michael Chong, M.P. for Wellington-Halton Hills, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday, urging Canadian parents to vaccinate their children. “Dozens of new cases of […]

Read more

Fighting Terrorism at Home and Abroad

Fighting Terrorism at Home and Abroad Earlier this year, the world was shocked by the terrorist attacks in France, which killed twelve people at the satire magazine Charlie Hebdo, a French policewoman and four hostages at a Jewish grocery in Paris. Within the last year there have been a number of similar attacks throughout Europe, […]

Read more

Helping Canadian Families Prosper

The Government of Canada has balanced the federal budget and is now entering a period of surplus. As a result, the Government is going to reduce federal taxes for Canadians families to ensure they continue to prosper. The Government understands the financial challenges that Canadian families face and that is why the Government is committed […]

Read more



Menu