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Cheryl Gallant Delivers Drought Assistance to Local Farmers

Cobden, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke on behalf of the Government of Canada, and in partnership with the province, more government assistance is on the way for Renfrew County livestock producers facing severe forage shortages as a result of this summer’s dry growing conditions. The governments of Canada and Ontario will provide assistance through […]

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Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Protection for the Petawawa River

Photo: Cheryl Gallant, MP with Petawawa pioneer family Wegner descendant June Anderson at a proposed Petawawa dam site Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke welcomes the protection provided by Bill C-45, “Jobs and Growth Act” to protect the Petawawa River. “In the case of the Petawawa River, plans to construct dam-like structures would destroy […]

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Cheryl Gallant, MP in conversation with local Renfrew County farmer Tom Ryan

Cheryl Gallant Joins Area Farmers in Cobden

Cheryl Gallant, MP in conversation with local Renfrew County farmer Tom Ryan Cobden, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP recently met with Renfrew County farmers at the weekly livestock auction at the Cobden sale barn to find out first-hand the state of their industry. “On behalf of area livestock producers, I am pleased to thank residents […]

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Cheryl Seeks Farmers’ Input “Growing Forward”

Cheryl Seeks Farmers’ Input “Growing Forward”

Eganville, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew Nipissing Pembroke, reminds farmers: Five years ago our Federal Conservative Government implemented the “Growing Forward” framework agreement which laid the groundwork for coordinated federal-provincial action to help the agricultural sector become more prosperous, competitive and innovative. It contains the Business Risk Management (BRM) program suite launched on […]

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Cheryl Views Extent of Drought in Renfrew County

Over the past several weeks MP Cheryl Gallant has been meeting with farmers, suppliers and monitoring sale prices. “From Arnprior to Whitney and almost every area in between, crops are failing”, she observed. “The livestock producers are particularly desperate as they cannot find hay to feed their animals. The little that does become available is […]

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Cheryl Gallant congratulates Beachburg racing sensation in the House of Commons

Cheryl Gallant congratulates Beachburg racing sensation in the House of Commons

Ottawa, ON – MP Cheryl Gallant paid tribute in the House of Commons to a remarkable young man from Beachburg, Ontario.  That young man is 17-year old Nathan Blok, a rising star in the Canadian Racing Circuit, who recently appeared on CBC’s Dragon’s Den.  Nathan quickly won over all of the Dragons with his enthusiasm, […]

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Cheryl Gallant praises local auto racing star in the House of Commons

Official Hansard, March 1st, 2012 Mrs. Cheryl Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, CPC): Mr. Speaker, clear the track for Canada’s next race car driving sensation Nathan Blok. Nathan, an Ottawa valley boy from just outside Pembroke, Ontario on the Beachburg Road, was featured recently on Dragon’s Den, a Canadian reality television show. Nathan so impressed one of the […]

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Cheryl Gallant, MP welcomes Bob Izumi to the Parliamentary Outdoors Caucus

Cheryl Gallant, MP welcomes Bob Izumi to the Parliamentary Outdoors Caucus

Ottawa, Ontario… Cheryl Gallant, MP, was pleased recently to play host to Outdoors Sportsman and Television personality Bob Izumi in Ottawa recently. Bob was in Ottawa to address the Parliamentary Outdoors Caucus regarding the importance to our local economy of the multi-billion dollar sport fishing industry. Cheryl is a founding member of the Outdoors Caucus. […]

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MP Gallant Warns Opposition Coalition puts Haley Industry Jobs at Risk

MP Gallant Warns Opposition Coalition puts Haley Industry Jobs at Risk

Whitewater Region Township, Haley Station, Ontario… Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, today warned that threats by the Opposition coalition in Ottawa to cancel the F-35 aircraft would cost local jobs. “Threats by the Opposition Coalition in Ottawa will cost Canadian jobs, many right here in Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke,” remarked Cheryl Gallant, MP. “Workers at Haley Industries are currently […]

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