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Cheryl Gallant rises in support of Canadians with disabilities

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke was delighted to speak in support of a Private Member’s Motion introduced by colleague, Phil McColeman, M.P. for Brant. Motion M-430 endorses the conclusions of a report prepared by the Panel on Labour Market Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities. The report, Rethinking disAbility in the Private Sector, […]

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Cheryl Gallant Confirms Canadian Forces Members in Afghanistan Keep Danger Pay

Ottawa, Ontario –  Today in Question Period, Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, asked the Government of Canada to clarify recent troubling news stories in the national media. It was reported that approximately 100 soldiers who had served in the ongoing Canadian Forces training mission in Afghanistan were asked by Defence Department officials to return up […]

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Sandi Heins Diamond Jubilee

MP Cheryl Gallant Presents Diamond Jubilee Medal to former Renfrew Mayor Sandi Heins

Renfrew, Ontario… Cheryl Gallant MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was honoured to present a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to Renfrew Resident, Sandi Heins. “Sandi Heins is a life-long resident of the Town of Renfrew.  Ms. Heins devoted herself to years of volunteerism for the betterment of Renfrew all while managing a productive career with the Ministry […]

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Municipalities Big Winners with Federal Budget

Cheryl Gallant, MP,  Federal Infrastructure dollars at work Ottawa, Ontario –  “Municipalities are big winners with this year’s Federal Budget,” stated Cheryl Gallant, MP.  “I am pleased to confirm the creation of The New Building Canada Plan, the largest long-term federal commitment to Canadian infrastructure in our nation’s history. There will be $53.5 billion over […]

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Cheryl Gallant, MP with Conservative Finance Minister Jim Flaherty

Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Fiscally Responsible Federal Budget

Cheryl Gallant, MP with Conservative Finance Minister Jim Flaherty Ottawa, Ontario  – Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant welcomes the new federal budget – Economic Action Plan 2013 – and its continued focus on job creation, economic growth, and long-term prosperity as good news for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke. The Plan, which will see Canada return to balanced budgets in […]

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Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Opportunity for Local Residents to Comment on the Algonquin Preliminary Draft Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement-in-Principle

Cheryl Gallant, MP discussing the preliminary draft agreement with (L to R) Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards Township Councillor John Jeffrey, Kenny Foy, Mackie Foy. Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to acknowledge the role residents in Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke played in making sure they were consulted on any land claim settlement reached with the […]

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Cheryl Celebrates Local Benefits of the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund in Head, Clara & Maria

Stonecliffe, Ontario – Across the country, community centres, cultural centres, ice rinks, swimming pools, and other community projects are being improved thanks to support from the Government of Canada’s Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF). As part of the Government’s Economic Action Plan 2012, Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew Nipissing Pembroke, announced $72,250 in […]

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Cheryl Gallant marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Pembroke, Ontario –  “This week marks the UN’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, making it a fitting time to remind Canadians of some of the challenges disabled Canadians face,” declared MP Gallant. Our Conservative Government has put in place a number of initiatives to help Canadians living with disabilities.  MP Gallant’s Private Members Bill, […]

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Canada Concerned About Detention of Ukrainian Opposition Leaders

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: "The August 17, 2012, conviction of former minister of the interior Yuri Lutsenko is the latest example of apparent political bias in the prosecution of Ukrainian opposition figures; it raises serious concerns about the rule of law and democracy in Ukraine. Click here to read […]

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Public Safety Minister Acts on Cheryl's Request to Bust Down the Back Door Gun Registry

Public Safety Minister Acts on Cheryl’s Request to Bust Down the Back Door Gun Registry

The Minister of Public Safety, Vic Toews, has tabled in Parliament proposed Firearms Information Regulations (Non-Restricted Firearms) so that businesses would not be required as a condition of a licence to collect and keep point-of-sale data with respect to long guns. Our Government has successfully passed legislation to scrap the wasteful and ineffective long-gun registry once and for all. […]

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