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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.

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Thank you for your concern. My staff and I are safe and in our office in the Parliamentary precinct. We are currently in lockdown.

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I want to compare and contrast the legislation in front of us with provincial legislation that governs provincial parks. Yes, it is true that ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I agree with my hon. colleague opposite that there are concerns about a military mission. However, on balance, this mission should be supported. There ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Hong Kong Mr. Speaker, tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of Canadians, can trace their roots back to Hong Kong, my family included, and more Canadians live in ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to rise today to participate in the debate on the legislation in front of us, which would create a first in ...

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 ...

A month ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Michael Chong's bid to boost MP power wins government, opposition support 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 from all three ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...