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Increasing Support for Canadian Veterans and their Families

Canadian Armed Forces members defend and protect Canada and Canadians at home and abroad. For their dedicated service and sacrifice, physical and mental, our Veterans deserve nothing but the highest quality of care as they transition back to civilian life and retirement. Since 2006, the Government of Canada has spent almost $30 billion dollars on […]

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Resilience in the Face of Terrorism

Canada is not immune from terrorism. The week of October 19th, Parliament was attacked and two Canadian Army soldiers murdered, Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo. These attacks, by two terrorists (the Government of Canada defines a terrorist as someone who acts to intimidate the public for political, religious, or ideological reasons) were […]

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Canada’s Contribution to Fight ISIL

On September 5th, 2014, the Prime Minister announced that the Canadian Army, in a non-combat role, would advise and assist security forces in Iraq battling a terrorist organization called ISIL, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. At the time, the PM indicated that the Government of Canada was prepared to do more and […]

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Michael addresses the situation in Hong Kong with a statement in the House of Commons

On October 3, 2014, Michael stood in the House of Commons to make a statement regarding the situation in Hong Kong. Please see the transcript of Michael’s statement below. Hon. Michael Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills, CPC): Mr. Speaker, tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of Canadians, can trace their roots back to Hong Kong, my family […]

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Reform Act, 2014 Passes First Vote in the House of Commons

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      September 24, 2014 Reform Act, 2014 Passes First Vote in the House of Commons House of Commons adopts Reform Act, 2014 at Second Reading, with support from all parties. The bill will now proceed to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs. OTTAWA – Today, the Reform Act, […]

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Reform Act, 2014 Backgrounder

(With Proposed Changes for Committee Consideration, Sept., ’14) Special Note: This Backgrounder incorporates changes proposed by Michael Chong, M.P. on September 11th, 2014. It is hoped that if the Reform Act, 2014 passes Second Reading that the committee studying the bill (Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs) will consider and adopt the proposed changes […]

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Chong Proposes Two Changes to Strengthen Reform Act

Chong calls on the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, which will study the bill if passed at Second Reading, to consider and adopt these changes by amending the bill FERGUS – Michael Chong, M.P. for Wellington-Halton Hills, today proposed two changes to the Reform Act, 2014 in response to consultations held over the […]

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Investment in Communications and Power Industries Canada Inc. (CPI)

Government of Canada invests in innovative mapping system for first-ever global surface water survey GEORGETOWN – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, and the Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State (Finance), today announced that Canada, through the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), is investing in Canadian innovation that will play a key role in […]

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Federal Funding for Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Federal Funding for Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games Chong announces support for Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games FERGUS – Michael Chong, M.P. today announced an investment of $10,000 under the Government of Canada’s Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program, in support of the 69th Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games. This funding […]

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National Conservation Plan

Protecting Canada’s beautiful natural heritage is one of the most important legacies we can leave to future generations. Since taking office in 2006, the Government of Canada has worked to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) to combat climate change. As a result of Government actions, GHGs have declined five per cent since 2005, from 737Mt […]

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