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January 26th, 2016 - MP Gallant Hosts Mayors for Federal Budget Consultation

MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts Mayors for Federal Budget Consultation

I would like to thank the Mayors and representatives of Municipalities for their input on what they would like to see in the next Federal Budget. I am pleased to thank Whitewater Region as the host municipality and host Mayor Hal Johnson, for the recent pre-Federal Budget consultation that took place in Cobden. In many […]

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December 17th, 2015 - Cheryl Gallant Announces High-Speed Internet Funding for Renfrew Countyv1

Faster, More Reliable Internet Coming to Renfrew County

I am pleased to confirm a Federal Government contribution of $172,471 from the rural component of the Connecting Canadians Program to deliver fixed wireless access to deliver affordable broadband internet service to Renfrew County. Residents in the Municipalities of Bonnechere Valley, Admaston/Bromley, North Algona Wilberforce and Greater Madawaska are targeted to benefit from this program. […]

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Cheryl Gallant Brings EODP Funding to Heliconia Press

Beachburg, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to visit Heliconia Press in Beachburg to announce a contribution of $100,000 over five years from the Federal Government’s Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP). The funding will support increasing market competitiveness and overall business strength. “I am pleased that the Federal Government wisely decided to […]

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Cheryl Gallant Announces $555,281 Project with Federal Government Funding for Local Employer

Chalk River, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to announce a $555,281 project with Innovation funding through the Canadian Space Agency’s Space Technologies Development Program.  Bubble Technology Industries, located in Chalk River, made the successful application. “Our Federal Government understands the importance of science, research and development,” observed Cheryl Gallant, MP. “Residents […]

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Cheryl Gallant Voted Chair of the Conservative Nuclear Industry Caucus

Photo: (L to R) Cheryl Gallant, MP meeting this week with George Christidis, Director Federal Affairs Ontario Power Generation; Dr. John Barrett, President & CEO Canadian Nuclear Association; Cheryl Gallant, MP; Steve Copeland, Senior Advisor Regulatory Affairs Bruce Power Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was pleased to be voted unanimously as Chair of the Conservative Nuclear […]

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Cheryl Gallant Announces Major Investment in the Environment and Local Jobs

Laurentian Hills, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke today announced the completion of a major upgrade in nuclear science and technology capacity at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), a subsidiary of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited. This investment of $55 million to renovate CNL’s Hydrogen Laboratory enables the state-of-the-art facilities to house unique equipment for conducting research and […]

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Cheryl Gallant Announces 160 Forestry Jobs

Photo: Juan Andres Camus, Pembroke MDF Owner and Board Member; Juan Obach, Board Chairman and Owner; Cheryl Gallant, MP; Hon Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario; Felix Bacigalupo, Board Member and Owner; Jose Kofman, President Clarion Industries Laurentian Valley, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke is pleased to confirm […]

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Cheryl Gallant Targets Lobbyists Who Axe Local Jobs

Cheryl Gallant, MP at the Renfrew County Woodlot Conference Bonnechere Valley, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke has signalled that one of her first priorities when Parliament resumes for the fall session is the passing into law her Private Member’s Legislation, Bill C-618, An Act to Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations), (to be read […]

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Cheryl Gallant Announces Support for Local Small Businesses

Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to announce that the Federal Government of Canada is now accepting applications from local businesses interested in receiving federal funding through the Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP). The EODP promotes economic development in eastern Ontario, leading to a diversified and competitive regional economy and prosperous […]

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Cheryl Gallant Introduces Private Members Legislation to Protect Local Jobs

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke is pleased to confirm the introduction of Bill C-618, An Act to Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations), to be read as the Foreign Lobbying Transparency Act. “I introduced this legislation to protect local jobs,” stated MP Cheryl Gallant. “We saw the dangers of large sums of money being used […]

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