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All-Party Support for Private Members’ Bill

On March 6th I am pleased to report that all political parties in the House of Commons, by unanimous  vote, supported my Private Members legislation, Bill C-462, An Act restricting the fees charged by promoters of the disability tax credit. This legislation has now been referred to the Finance Committee for careful study. In practice, […]

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Report From Parliament: Staying Focused on Jobs and Economic Growth

The security of jobs and economic growth remains at the forefront of the minds of many Canadians. A few months ago, we presented our Conservative Government’s Economic and Fiscal Update. The update showed that despite worldwide economic troubles, our Government is committed to returning Canada to balanced budgets in the medium term. Through our Economic […]

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Report From Parliament

Happy New Year! May 2013 find you happy and healthy and be your most successful and prosperous year yet! Tips to reduce your heating bills Now that the winter months are upon us, we are all concerned about home heating bills. As your Member of Parliament, I have supported our Government’s initiatives like the Home […]

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As your local Member of Parliament, jobs and leadership on the economy continues as my primary focus. Our Conservative government has been hard at work this fall implementing Economic Action Plan 2012 to help grow the economy and create jobs. As the rest of the world acknowledges, our Plan is keeping Canada on the right […]

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With the annual hunt now taking place across the Upper Ottawa Valley, many constituents have contacted my office asking for an update on the current status of the long-gun registry. Earlier this year, with the election of a strong, stable majority Conservative Government, we were finally able to pass legislation to scrap the long-gun registry. […]

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I hope everyone had a pleasant Thanksgiving. I am pleased to confirm, that effective immediately, the Government of Canada will deliver increased benefits to Canadian Forces Veterans. This will be accomplished by ending the deduction of Veterans’ disability pensions when calculating their Earnings Loss and Canadian Forces Income Support benefits. A disability pension will no […]

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By Cheryl Gallant, M.P. I hope you had a pleasant and enjoyable summer. The fall session of Parliament promises to be busy and productive. Thank-you to all those constituents who took the time to say hi! during the community constituency clinics. September means back to school. The Canada Student Loans Program (CSLP) offers financial assistance […]

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Report from Parliament: Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity

Report from Parliament: Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity

Canada’s Economic Action Plan is committed to jobs, growth and long-term prosperity. While Canadians generally have been served by a well-meaning regulatory system, over the years job creators have been forced to navigate an ever increasing maze of rules, regulations and red tape that have been a silent job killer. Budget 2012 introduced a number […]

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