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  • His favourite word is senate.

Conservative MP for Wellington—Halton Hills (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 63.70% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes (against his party) on Vote #238 That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That this question be now put.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am going to support the motion moved by the member for Burnaby—New Westminster, but I want to make several points. I think the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

This week

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Michael Chong's Reform Act Passes Commons Vote 253-17 OTTAWA - Conservative MP Michael Chong's bid to shift the balance of power between caucuses and party leaders easily passed a critical vote in the Commons on Wednesday. The Reform Act 2014 passed second reading by a vote of 253-17 with support ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Tory MP's Reform Act passes key vote in House of Commons The House of Commons has given its stamp of approval to a Conservative backbench MP's bill that promises to democratize political parties and give more clout to MPs on Parliament Hill. In a vote Wednesday evening, Ontario MP Michael Chong's Reform ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two sets of petitions from constituents in my riding of Wellington—Halton Hills. The first set calls on the House of Commons to ...

Mentioned by Lethbridge Herald Government, opposition together support MP's bill to restore power to Commons By The Canadian Press on September 24, 2014. OTTAWA – Conservative MP Michael Chong's bid to shift the balance of power between caucuses and party leaders has passed a critical vote in the Commons with support of the three major parties. Bill C-586 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Michael Chong's revised reform bill would do little to boost backbench power When Conservative MP Michael Chong launched his bid to rebalance the power between MPs and party leaders, it was seen as a noble, if doomed, endeavour — a quixotic campaign to restore a modicum of dignity to beleaguered backbenchers that would ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Michael Chong's Reform Act 'Very Disappointing' Says Brent Rathgeber OTTAWA — Conservative MP Michael Chong's watered-down bill — originally introduced to to re-empower members of Parliament — is a big disappointment, says former colleague Brent Rathgeber. Rathgeber, the Conservative turned independent MP for ...

Spoke in the House on Reform Act, 2014 Mr. Speaker, when I introduced Reform Act, 2014, I said I would welcome comments and amendments. Since being introduced, Reform Act, 2014 has generated a lot ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Michael Chong's friendlier reform bill gets PM stamp of approval The Conservative cabinet is poised to support backbench MP Michael Chong's bill to rebalance the power between parliamentarians and the Prime Minister's Office. Conservative caucus members were told during their weekly meeting that Chong's Reform ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Reform Act, 2014 moved that Bill C-586, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms), be read the second ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the second report of the Standing Committee on Official Languages in relation to the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I present a petition from constituents in my riding of Wellington—Halton Hills. The petitioners call upon the House of Commons to undertake public consultations ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Okay. I will call the vote. All those in favour of going in camera? Opposed? We have a tie vote. I am going to vote to ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, last week, the IPCC, the UN group that since 1990 has been gathering evidence on our warming planet, issued its most sobering assessment yet. ...

Spoke in the House on Reform Act, 2014 moved for leave to introduce Bill C-586, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms). Mr. ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-586 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-559 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (reforms)

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Evaluation of the Roadmap: Improving Programs and Service Delivery We are continuing the 30th meeting of the Standing Committee on Official Languages. We are now sitting in public to continue the committee's proceedings. The committee ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Standing on Guard for Thee: Ensuring that Canada's Immigration System is Secure Okay. One of the concerns you raised in your opening remarks was the issue of security, which is what this study is all about. You stated ...