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 Ottawa, ONTARIO, on 19 April, 2021. 

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How Liberals Enable Trudeau’s Toxic Masculinity

During debate over the Trudeau Government’s cover-up of sexual misconduct allegations within senior military leadership, MP Cheryl Gallant exposed the ways Liberals are perpetuating a culture of toxic masculinity. “The Prime Minister’s toxic masculinity is never going to change unless members of his own caucus and his own party stand up to him,” said Gallant […]

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 Ottawa, ONTARIO, on May 4, 2021. 

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Were War Crimes Allegations Were Ignored?

Ottawa, ON – Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, rose during Question Period today to ask the Minister of Defence about media reports Canadian soldiers who reported seeing videos of war crimes, committed by the Iraqi Forces they were tasked to train, were ignored. Cheryl Gallant: Today Media reports state Canadian Forces members saw […]

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Liberal Vaccine Failure Put Troops At Risk

Ottawa, ON – Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, rose during debate in the House of Commons to draw attention to the failure by the Liberals to offer vaccines to Canadian Armed Forces members being deployed overseas. “Since the start of the COVID pandemic, almost 1,300 members of Canada’s armed forces have contracted the […]

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Gallant To Sajjan: Honour International Women’s Day By Coming Clean On Sexual Misconduct Allegations Cover Up

Ottawa, Ontario – MP Cheryl Gallant (Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke) marked the occasion of International Women’s Day by seeking assurances from the federal government that the women, who serve in the Canadian Forces, feel safe and heard. Cheryl Gallant, MP: Mr. Speaker, In March of 2018 the Military Ombudsman meet with the Defence Minister to confidentially advise him […]

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Veterans Week

Veterans deserve our thanks, not just on Remembrance Day, but every day – for their service, for their sacrifice, and for everything they have given in service of our country. There is a sacred trust between Canadians and those brave soldiers, sailors, and aircrew who have put service before self. Ensuring that our veterans and […]

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Seeking Support for Local Jobs

I rose during Adjournment Proceedings in Parliament yesterday to demand a more fulsome answer to the question I recently posed in Question Period asking the government to protect aerospace jobs in the Ottawa Valley. “Earlier this month, I asked the Minister of National Defence an important question regarding Canadian jobs, procurement and protecting the lives […]

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Trudeau Fails NATO

Cheryl Gallant, MP is calling on the federal government to stop wasting taxpayer dollars on useless studies and get on with the business of defending Canada’s interests at home and abroad. A real start would be to honour our commitment to NATO by investing the minimum two percent of GDP NATO feels is necessary to […]

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Stop the Posting Allowance Tax on Military Families

I joined debate on Budget 2018 in Parliament today with a speech calling on Canadians to take action to fight a new tax on military families. The government, desperate for cash, has begun to tax the posting allowance given to members of the Canadian Forces when they are relocated. When the women and men serving in […]

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Cheryl Gallant joins Colin Saunders, veteran and “Left In the Cold” protest organizer

MP Cheryl Gallant Joins Veterans ‘Left In The Cold’ Protest

Today I joined Canadian Veterans on Parliament Hill who have been ‘left in the cold’ by the Trudeau government. The Liberals have repeatedly shown they cannot be trusted to address the issues affecting veterans. They have not honoured the promises they made to veterans during the 2015 election campaign. Trudeau promised Canadians if they voted for […]

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