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Budget 2014

On February 11, 2014, Minister Flaherty introduced Budget 2014. The federal government announced a significant economic accomplishment: The federal budget will be balanced in 12 months. Even more impressively, the budget will be balanced while keeping federal taxes low and protecting the programs and services Canadians count on. The government expects the deficit to decline […]

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MP Expenses Oct 17- Dec 31, 2013

Michael Chong Wellington–Halton Hills Travel Disclosure Report   Traveler : Member of Parliament Itinerary : Ottawa, ON to Fergus, ON          Purpose : Parliamentary Business Other Transport : $289.44 Traveler : Member of Parliament Itinerary : Travel within Constituency        Purpose : Constituency Business Other Transport : $64.32 Traveler : Member of Parliament Itinerary : Fergus, ON […]

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Chong Announces Federal Funding for Local Publisher Porcupine’s Quill

ELORA – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, today announced $17,060 in funding for publisher Porcupine’s Quill Inc. of Erin. The Government of Canada provides funding through the Support for Publishers stream of the Canada Book Fund . It will help Porcupine’s Quill continue providing Canadian readers with great books through its distinguished […]

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Reform Act

On December 3, 2013, I introduced the Reform Act, 2013 in the House of Commons. The Reform Act is an effort to strengthen Canada’s democracy by restoring the role of elected Members of Parliament in the House of Commons. The Reform Act is based on the years of feedback I’ve received from people in Wellington […]

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UN Conference on Climate Change

Recently, countries around the world, including Canada, met in Poland at the UN conference on climate change to continue negociations toward a new global treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). Canada’s position is that any new treaty should include all major GHG emitters. The Kyoto Protocol, a previous treaty which Canada withdrew from, did […]

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Statement by Michael Chong

Over the last several days, I have been humbled by the outpouring of support for my Private Members’ Bill. Since the text of the bill has not been released, there has been much speculation about its intent. The bill should not be viewed as a critique on any of the current leaders in the House of […]

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Expense Report Oct 17 – Nov 17 2013

Michael Chong Wellington–Halton Hills Travel Disclosure Report Start Date : 10/17/2013 End Date : 10/17/2013 Traveler : Member of Parliament Itinerary : Ottawa, ON to Fergus, ON Purpose : Parliamentary Business Other Transport : $289.44 Start Date : 10/18/2013 End Date : 10/19/2013 Traveler : Member of Parliament Itinerary : Fergus, ON to Acton, ON […]

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Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA)

On October 18, 2013, the Government of Canada announced an agreement-in-principle with the European Union (EU) on a new trade deal. This deal, if implemented, is the largest in Canadian history, opening up to Canadian companies the world’s largest and wealthiest market of consumers. Opening up foreign markets for Canadian goods and services is a […]

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Chong Announces $23,100 for Restoration of Puslinch Cenotaph

ABERFOYLE – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington-Halton Hills, today announced funding of $23,100 for the repair of the Puslinch Cenotaph, located at the Puslinch Community Centre. “I’m pleased that the federal government is providing funds for this project, collaborating with the Township of Puslinch,” said Chong. “It is important to maintain these cenotaphs […]

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Wellington-Halton Hills Electoral Boundaries Officially Remain Unchanged

Federal electoral boundary commission for Ontario completes its report and keeps local boundaries intact GEORGETOWN – Michael Chong, Member of Parliament for Wellington–Halton Hills, today congratulated the Federal Redistribution Commission for Ontario on completing their final report on Ontario’s electoral boundaries. Chong also thanked all of the individuals who participated in the process by submitting […]

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