Michael Chong

Wellington-Halton Hills

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October 10, 2019

Andrew Scheer will introduce EI leave benefits for adoptive parents

A new Conservative government will also boost the Adoption Expense Tax Credit Andrew Scheer will make it easier for Canadian families to welcome a new child into their home by introducing EI adoption leave benefits for adoptive parents and boosting the Adoption Expense Tax Credit, David Sweet, the Conservative candidate...

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October 09, 2019

Justin Trudeau cannot be trusted to lower taxes for Canadians

Trudeau has already raised taxes on more than 80% of middle-class families Today Justin Trudeau announced that a re-elected Liberal government will immediately introduce legislation to lower taxes for the middle-class. But just like in 2015, Trudeau is lying. He will not lower taxes for middle-class families, he is not...

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October 09, 2019

A new Conservative government will close the loophole in the Safe Third Country Agreement

Scheer to restore order, fairness, and compassion to Canada’s immigration system A new Conservative government will restore public confidence in Canada’s immigration system by stopping the flow of illegal border crossers from the United States and prioritizing newcomers from the world’s most dangerous countries, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said. “Canadians’...

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October 09, 2019

Trudeau’s not-so-hidden agenda: Legalizing hard drugs

Trudeau refused to rule out legalizing more drugs in TVA debate Justin Trudeau’s Liberals have left the door wide open to legalizing hard drugs in Canada if re-elected. Trudeau refused to rule out the possibility during the TVA debate saying he wouldn’t legalize hard drugs “right now”. Here is what...

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Michael Chong

Meet The Candidate

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 and has been a member of the All Party Climate Caucus since it was founded in 2011. He was recently named as the Official Opposition’s Shadow Minister for Science. 

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

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