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Greater Madawaska New Horizons Funding

Greater Madawaska Township Benefits from New Horizons Funding

Calabogie, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, congratulated Mayor Peter Emon, councillors and seniors of the Township of Greater Madawaska  on being chosen  to receive funding under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). The “Light up Barnet Cottage” Project will greatly improve lighting on the beautiful grounds of  Barnet Cottage and […]

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Report From Parliament

Local residents know that broadband, affordable high-speed internet, is something that I have championed on behalf of underserviced residents of our riding. As your government MP, I was pleased to help deliver, with my government caucus colleagues, $55 million from the federal government, to be used in partnership with industry and other levels of government […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant at Pegasus Bridge

Remembering the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion

MP Cheryl Gallant at the Pegasus Bridge, named after the insignia of the British 6th Airborne Division, to honour the paratroopers who began the liberation of Europe by capturing the bridge in the early hours of D-Day, June 6th, 1944. Petawawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke and CFB Petawawa, today remembers the contributions […]

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Cheryl Gallant Announces $287,235 for Algonquin College Skills Link Program

Renfrew, Ontario, May 24, 2013 — Cheryl Gallant, MP, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, on behalf of the Government of Canada, today announced federal funding to the Algonquin College of the Ottawa Valley in the amount of $287,235.00. The “Hire Me, Reaching Higher, Skills Link Project, sponsored by Algonquin College of the Ottawa Valley is designed in accordance with […]

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Cheryl Gallant pays Tribute to Airborne Training Victims

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, paid tribute to the seven paratroopers from CFB Petawawa who died in a training accident 45 years ago. In a statement in the House of Commons before Question Period, Mrs. Gallant continued the tradition of the families, friends and comrades of the fallen paratroopers by reading their […]

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Cheryl Gallant Consults on Canada Job Grant

Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, took the opportunity at this year’s highly successful Options 2013 to consult with employers and educators on the Canada Job Grant. Options 2013 was made possible by $33,000 of federal funding through the Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP).  Over 2000 Renfrew County students attended a job fair, […]

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Innovation Valley North

The Upper Ottawa Valley is powered by a growing cluster of businesses focused on discovery and commercialization transforming it into Innovation Valley North. Innovation Valley North represents jobs, growth, and the long-term prosperity of the Upper Ottawa Valley, Eastern Ontario and Canada. Central to Innovation Valley North is the hub. A hub is an ideas generator which turns […]

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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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MP Cheryl Gallant calls for Moratorium on Rail Line Removal

Cheryl Gallant with Terry Gibeau, April 4th, 2013 Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, has introduced a new private members motion into the House of Commons calling for a 10 year moratorium on the removal of Canadian National Railway (CN) rail lines in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. “I have introduced this motion […]

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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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