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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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Trudeau’s Lack of Respect Costing Canadian Jobs

The failure by the Trudeau party to respect the Canada/US trade relationship is costing local jobs. This week those jobs are in the forest industry. Last week Canadian dairy farmers were under attack. Next week it may be aerospace jobs or any of the other industries that rely on US trade to create employment. On […]

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Canada 150th Anniversary Award Nominations Now Open

I am pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the Canada 150th Anniversary Award. I am asking the public to nominate community workers, who have made a significant contribution to their fellow citizens, to their community, or to Canada, but who otherwise are given no official recognition. This award will continue the proud tradition of […]

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Congratulations to Arnprior’s Willis College on the launch of their Veteran Friendly Transition Program

I was pleased to join Rima Aristocrat, CEO of Willis College, for the official launch of Willis College’s Veteran Friendly Transition Program (VFTP), an education program designed to help Veterans succeed in their careers following their discharge from the Canadian Armed Forces. This program is the culmination of years of hard work by Rima and […]

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Reverse the Canadian Armed Forces Pay Clawback Decision

I am demanding the Federal Government stop clawing back soldiers’ danger pay. Before soldiers are sent on future missions, this policy decision needs to be resolved. Liberals have no problem borrowing billions to give away to other countries for global warming, but they undervalue the women and men serving in uniform. When will the defence […]

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Collaboration Brings Funding to Horton and McNab/Braeside

I recently met with local officials at Fraser Road, on the border of Horton and McNab/Braeside Townships, to see the upgrades needing to be done, and announce $90,482 in funding from the federal Canada 150 Fund. This grant represents the true nature of the people of the Ottawa Valley, always willing and able to help […]

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Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Veterans’ Affairs Ombudsman to Garrison Petawawa

I was pleased to welcome Department of Veterans’ Affairs Ombudsman Guy Parent to an evening Town Hall at Garrison Petawawa. All Veterans, military, RCMP and their families were invited. The next morning a special stakeholders, meeting took place as an open forum to share concerns. Of the many concerns raised at the Town Hall as […]

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Cheryl Gallant Hosts Renfrew County Agricultural Producers

I was pleased to recently host representatives from the local Agricultural community. Thank-you to Renfrew County Federation of Agriculture representatives Dean Matheson and Deb Knapton; National Farmers Union Representatives Tony Straathof and Tim Tabbert; Renfrew County Cattlemen David McGonigal and Craig McLaughlin; and Dairy Representative John Couglin for taking the time to share issues of […]

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