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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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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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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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