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Cheryl Gallant Highlights Benefits for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke in Historic Canada-EU Trade Agreement

Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew—Nipissing-Pembroke, today outlined the many benefits of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the conclusion of CETA negotiations on Friday, October 18th, 2013. “This historic agreement with the European Union is a big win for workers, businesses and […]

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Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Speech from the Throne

As the Member of Parliament for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, I was pleased to hear the plan laid out by the Government of Canada in the Speech from the Throne. During the summer and early fall, I met with constituents throughout our riding, gathering input on measures the Federal Government should take to grow jobs and create prosperity […]

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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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