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MP Cheryl Gallant Outlines Changes to CPP for 2012

MP Cheryl Gallant Outlines Changes to CPP for 2012

MP Cheryl Gallant, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, reminds constituents that from 2011 to 2016, the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is gradually changing. “The changes our Government has made to the CPP are to ensure the plan remains fair and sustainable,” stated MP Gallant. “If you notice a change with your CPP benefit, or deduction, and would like to […]

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Graduate Enterprise Internship

The Graduate Enterprise Internship is designed to help develop the business and management skills of graduate students and recent graduates of programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by providing funding for internships with small- and medium-sized companies in southern Ontario. Applications are being accepted on an ongoing basis. Please refer to the links in the right-hand menu for […]

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Scientists and Engineers in Business

Scientists and Engineers in Business is designed to help improve the business and management skills of entrepreneurs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields by improving access to financing and/or providing business support services to successfully launch and manage start-up businesses in southern Ontario. Applications are being accepted on an ongoing basis. Please refer to […]

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Technology Development Program

I am pleased to announce our government has launched a call for proposals for the Technology Development Program. The Technology Development Program helps research and innovation organizations, the private sector, post-secondary institutions and not-for-profit organizations work together to accelerate the development of technologies that will result in new market opportunities for southern Ontario businesses. Applications are being […]

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Investing in Business Innovation Program

As part of our Conservative Government’s Next Phase of the Economic Action Plan, Ontario entrepreneurs can now access the new program, Investing in Business Innovation.  Investing in Business Innovation boosts private sector investment in start-up businesses to accelerate the development of new products, processes and practices and bring them to market. It also helps angel investor networks […]

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Prosperity Initiative

The Prosperity Initiative aims to encourage small and medium sized businesses through not-for-profit organizations to undertake projects that will result in the diversification and enhanced competitiveness of Ontario’s regions and sectors through:   The adaptation and adoption of new technologies, processes and skills to enhance business productivity in southern Ontario; The development of new industries or opportunities […]

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Youth STEM

Youth STEM addresses the labour needs of tomorrow by encouraging the development of the next generation of Scientists, Technologists, Engineers and Mathematicians (STEM) required to build excellence in Ontario’s knowledge-based economy.   The initiative will encourage more young people to pursue meaningful STEM careers and will build the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs and problem […]

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Investing in Business Innovation Program

As part of our Conservative Government’s Next Phase of the Economic Action Plan, Ontario entrepreneurs can now access the new program, Investing in Business Innovation.  Investing in Business Innovation boosts private sector investment in start-up businesses to accelerate the development of new products, processes and practices and bring them to market. It also helps angel investor networks […]

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Supporting Integrity in National Research

    In response to a question I recently posed during Question Period, Federal Science and Technology Minister Gary Goodyear confirmed that recipients of Federal research grants must waive the right not to be named in order to be eligible for taxpayer enabled funding. As a Member of Parliament with a major research facility, Chalk […]

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MP Gallant Elected Chair of the Canada-NATO Association

  I would like to thank my Parliamentary colleagues for electing me to the position of Chair, of the Canada-North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Parliamentary Association. Their vote of confidence in my ability to represent Canadian interests in an important forum like NATO is truly humbling. The NATO Parliamentary Assembly was established in 1955 to […]

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