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MP Cheryl Gallant Nominates HomeTown Olympian Melissa Bishop

We have another reason to cheer on ‘Bish. It was my honour and privilege, on behalf of friends, family, and the wider Upper Ottawa Valley community, to nominate Melissa Bishop to the CAAWS 2016 list of the most influential women in sport and physical activity. Sponsored by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women […]

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MP Gallant Presents Paralympian’s Jolan Wong and Chantal Beauchesne with MP Commendation

For their dedication, leadership, and perseverance, it is my pleasure to present Jolan Wong and Chantal Beauchesne with a 2016 MP Commendation award. Jolan and Chantal’s awards were given in recognition of their leadership and inspiration to all Canadians as members of our National Sitting Volleyball Team. Jolan and Chantal were both members of the […]

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Canadians Living with Disabilities Want Full Tax Benefit – Keep Your Marijuana!

The claim by a lobby group formed recently by disability tax credit promoters that Canadians living with disabilities will start smoking medical marijuana if they are not allowed to take at least 30% of any refund owed to someone who is entitled to claim this tax credit is insulting. Their insensitive remarks show disdain for […]

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Merry Christmas from the Government of Canada – Report from Parliament

Did you receive an odd Christmas coloured post card in the mail recently marked Government of Canada? While taxpayers cannot be blamed for dismissing it as more partisan propaganda from a government addicted to bad spending, if you did not use it to light your woodstove or fireplace, you may want to re-think that decision. […]

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Infrastructure Bank Shuts out Small Communities

Renfrew County municipalities will be forced to raise property taxes with the TrudeauWynne plan for an Infrastructure Bank. Foreign investors, who are being invited to fund this plan will demand high profits. That will mean additional interest costs to build infrastructure, if a municipality can even qualify for funding. That policy has been a disaster […]

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Cheryl Gallant Calls for Implementation of Ombudsman Report on Medical Release

Surgeon-General should have jurisdiction I am calling on the Federal Government to adopt in its entirety, the recent military Ombudsman Report to the Minister of National Defence ‘Simplifying the Service Delivery Model for Medically Releasing Members of the Canadian Armed Forces.’ Of the many problems that I am called upon to intervene regarding service in […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant: Municipalities Ask “Where`s the Money?”

Government Economic Statement confirms high deficits policy a failure Municipalities are asking “Where`s the money” now that the Trudeau/Wynne liberals have confirmed their deficit budget policy is pushing Canada towards a recession. In March municipalities were promised the funding from previous Conservative infrastructure programs that were stopped would be distributed with the federal gas tax […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Joins Softwood Lumber Taskforce

Known for expressing concern for the thousands of Riding jobs at stake in forestry, I have been asked to join the Conservative Opposition Softwood Lumber Taskforce to hold the Trudeau Liberals to account for solving the softwood lumber trade dispute with the United States. The failure to strike a new softwood lumber agreement with the […]

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Energy Poverty Means Pre-Paying – Report from Parliament, October 2016

This should be no surprise to Ottawa Valley residents who are all too familiar with the close political party relationship between Ottawa and Toronto. Federal Agency Measurement Canada is preparing to finalize approval for “pre-pay” hydro meters. This was only a matter of time since the province installed so-called “smart meters” in people’s homes. The […]

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