Archive | Mental Health

2016 January 19th Veterans Meeting at Petawawa Legion

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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MP Gallant Joins Local Jeweller in Supporting Military Families

Cheryl Gallant Joins local Jeweller in Supporting Military Families

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to have Durham MP and CAF Veteran Erin O’Toole join Petawawa business owner GwenGreenstock in the presentation of $14,463.75 to True Patriot Love, a charity which supports Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans, and their families.  The money was raised from the sale of ‘Support our […]

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Cheryl Gallant Calls Attention to Expanded CAF Family Information Services

Photo: Cheryl congratulates Executive Director Paula Malboeuf of Petawawa Family Resource Centre at their Oct 5th Open House. Also Pictured, Lt. Col. Daniel Blanc, Commander 2 Area Support Group (2ASG) Personnel Services, CFB Petawawa. Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, wants to get the word out that the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has […]

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Speech to the House on Supporting Veterans

Below are excerpts from the transcript of debates in the House of Commons, January 30th, 2014 In Debate Ms. Joyce Murray (Vancouver Quadra, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the minister for his words and the expression of the pride Canadians have in the service the men and women in uniform provide to us […]

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Cheryl Gallant, MP with Members of the Standing Committee on National Defence, standing in front of a RCAF CC-177 Globemaster III Transport Aircraft. The CC-177 is delivering Canada's contribution to the effort in West Africa

Mental Health Services a Top Priority at CFB Petawawa

Photo: (left) Cheryl Gallant, MP with Members of the Standing Committee on National Defence, standing in front of a RCAF CC-130J Hercules Transport.  Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to confirm that mental health services at CFB Petawawa are a top priority for the federal government. “With the additional […]

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Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Innovative Approaches to Mental Healthcare

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was pleased recently to welcome Renfrew County resident Alison Vandergragt to appear before the Standing Committee on National Defence regarding equine therapy in the care of injured members of the Canadian Forces. “As a Member of the Standing Committee on National Defence, it was my pleasure recently to […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Consolidation of Mental Health Services to CFB Petawawa

MP Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Consolidation of Mental Health Services to CFB Petawawa

Ottawa, Ontario –  Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, welcomes the decision by Defence Minister the Hon. Peter MacKay to consolidate mental health services to CFB Petawawa. “I am very pleased that the Minister of Defence responded favourably to my request to provide the necessary healthcare services at CFB Petawawa instead of placing soldiers and their families […]

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Government of Canada Announces New Operational Trauma and Stress Support Centre

Government of Canada Announces New Operational Trauma and Stress Support Centre

Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, announced today the opening of an Operational Trauma and Stress Support Centre (OTSSC) at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Petawawa. The announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence. “The opening of this OTSSC helps demonstrate this Government’s continued commitment to providing a […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Confirms Funding Announcement to Support New Family Medicine Positions and Training Opportunities

MP Cheryl Gallant Confirms Funding Announcement to Support New Family Medicine Positions and Training Opportunities

Cheryl Gallant, MP,  Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, is pleased to confirm that recently announced federal funding will support more than 100 family medicine residents to receive training and provide medical services in remote and rural communities across Canada. “With this recent announcement, I am pleased to thank Pembroke […]

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