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Canada Post Strike Chaos Could Cancel Your Municipal Vote If You Live In Rural Ontario

Ontario municipal elections are set for October 22, 2018. Canada Post workers are in a strike position as of September 26. Last Friday, Chief Administrative Officers (CAOs) from a number of our municipalities sent an urgent email to me because a strike will impact the mail-in ballots. Last night I was told Canada Post said […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Announces Funding Available for Muskrat Lake Clean-Up

I am pleased to confirm  applications are now open, with over 15 million dollars available from existing federal environmental funding programs, for the 2018-19 season for environmental programs for projects like the clean-up of Muskrat Lake. We have a serious toxic algae problem in Muskrat Lake. I encourage the Muskrat Lake Watershed Council and any […]

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New Ottawa River Watershed Council Creates Uncertainty

The new Ottawa River Watershed Council the liberal party is proposing is creating uncertainty for property owners in the Ottawa Valley. In addition to affecting property values, people who work at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories in Chalk River have every reason to be concerned for their jobs also. The loss of tens of thousands of jobs […]

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NEWS RELEASE Local Small Business bringing a new level to their hospitality

Local Small Business bringing a new level to their hospitality

I traveled to Golden Lake, and visited with the proud new owners of the Sands on Golden Lake, Craig and Jennifer Purcell, to see their proposed plans to bring a new level of hospitality to their guests. Nothing is more enjoyable than a multi-generation family vacation, allowing parents, grandparents and children to relax and spend […]

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How a local Church is turning a small grant into a big benefit for residents

I recently visited Palmer Rapids, making a stop at the  Community Wesleyan Church to see how a federal grant will benefit physically disabled visitors and parishioners. One of the great teachings of the Bible is ‘Treat others as you want to be treated.’  The Community Wesleyan Church is taking that lesson to heart, by providing […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Challenges Defence Minister to Boost Special Forces Now

The recently announced Liberal Defence policy depends on a Conservative Government being elected in the next Federal election. The defence plan announced by the Federal Government will not provide funding until after the next election. Canadians know from the first two liberal deficit budgets the first item that gets cut is defence. The entire defence […]

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Cheryl Delivers: Accessibility Funding to Barry’s Bay

I was pleased to visit the Natural Health Centre in Barry’s Bay for the announcement of a $50,000 grant through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The money will go towards the construction of an accessible basement entrance to the Centre, a barrier-free washroom, and automatic door openers throughout the building. The work to be done […]

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Stolen Valour: Defence Minister Must Resign

I joined my Conservative colleagues in demanding the Prime Minister fire his Defence Minister for lying about his service record, and for defending the largest cuts to the defence budget since the end of WWII. Repeated to me over the weekend in Petawawa is that honourable soldiers have a term for comrades, who embellish their service records. […]

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NEWS RELEASE MP Gallant Brings Accessibility Funding to Petawawa

Cheryl Delivers: Accessibility Funding to Petawawa

I was pleased to visit Ottawa Valley Physiotherapy in Petawawa for the announcement of a $1,690 grant from the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The grant will go towards the installation of automated door openers, inside the Petawawa Centennial Family Health Centre, making entry to the Ottawa Valley Physiotherapist and Sports Medicine wing fully accessible. The […]

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