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February 24, 2022

Conservatives condemn Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Candice Bergen, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and the Official Opposition issued the following statement on Putin’s invasion of Ukraine: “The Conservative Party of Canada stands in solidarity with Ukraine and its people. “Together with millions of Canadians and the Ukrainian community in...

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February 24, 2022

Conservatives Celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day

Ottawa, ON – John Barlow, Conservative Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Food Security, Dave Epp, Conservative Deputy Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Food Security, and Richard Lehoux, Conservative Deputy Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Food Security, today released the following statement celebrating Canada’s Agriculture Day: “Today we...

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February 16, 2022

Justin Trudeau’s record-high inflation means higher prices for essentials

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Candice Bergen, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and the Official Opposition, released the following statement on a Statistics Canada report warning that inflation reached 5.1 per cent: “For the first time since September 1991, prices are up 5.1 per cent compared to a...

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February 15, 2022

Conservatives call for a plan to end all federal mandates and restrictions

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Candice Bergen, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and the Official Opposition, released the following statement on the Conservative Opposition Day motion calling on the Liberals to table a plan to lift all federal mandates and restrictions: “Canadians urgently need a plan to get...

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Michael Chong

Meet Your MP

Chong_homepage_2.jpgMichael Chong was first elected to Parliament in 2004 and represents the riding of Wellington-Halton Hills. In 2006, Michael served in the federal cabinet as President of the Queen’s Privy Council, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister for Sport. 

Michael has been Chair of the House Standing Committees on; Industry, Science and Technology, Canadian Heritage and Official Languages. He is a co-founder and has been a member of the All Party Climate Caucus since it was founded in 2011. He was named as the Official Opposition’s Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs. 

In 2015, Michael’s Reform Act received royal assent. He was able to work with members of all parties and individuals across Canada to pass the bill. The Reform Act addresses a long-standing problem in Ottawa: the concentration of power with party leaders. It will give individual Members of Parliament more power to represent their constituents and Canadians. 

Prior to his election, Michael acted as Chief Information Officer for the National Hockey League Players' Association and as a senior technology consultant to the Greater Toronto Airports Authority for the redevelopment of Pearson International Airport. 

Michael co-founded the Dominion Institute, now known as Historica Canada, an organization committed to raising Canadians' awareness of history and civics and currently sits on its Board of Governors. Michael attended Trinity College at the U of T where he obtained a degree in philosophy. 

Born in 1971, Michael grew up just outside of Fergus in Wellington County, Ontario. In 2002, Michael married Carrie Davidson. They have three sons, William, Alistair and Cameron. They live just outside of Fergus.

Visit Michael Chong's MP website here

Follow Michael on Twitter @Michaelchongmp

 

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