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NEWS RELEASE MP Gallant Brings Accessibility Funding to Petawawa

Cheryl Delivers: Accessibility Funding to Petawawa

I was pleased to visit Ottawa Valley Physiotherapy in Petawawa for the announcement of a $1,690 grant from the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The grant will go towards the installation of automated door openers, inside the Petawawa Centennial Family Health Centre, making entry to the Ottawa Valley Physiotherapist and Sports Medicine wing fully accessible. The […]

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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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Where’d the money go?

Ottawa, ON – I am asking the Government where over $800 million dollars disappeared to, when it should have gone to Municipalities, for equal distribution through the Federal Gas Tax Fund administered by the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO). Hansard, March 10, 2017 Mrs. Cheryl Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, Conservative): “Mr. Speaker, in their 2016 deficit […]

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The Prime Minister and “Fake Promises”

Last year’s Federal Budget promised to transfer uncommitted funds from Conservative infrastructure programs through the Gas Tax Fund directly to local governments. This has turned out to be a fake promise. Of the many accomplishments of the Conservatives in government, the direct, respectful relationship we had between the two government levels was one of our […]

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Cheryl Gallant Questions Treatment of Afghanistan Veteran

Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is questioning the treatment of an Afghanistan Veteran, after the soldier was told by the Liberal Government the problems he is having is because he is getting old and his body is just wearing out. “Warrant Officer Roger Perreault is a Canadian hero. After all that he has suffered, I was […]

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