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Disabled Canadians Benefit, Need More Protection

I am pleased to announce the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) is now accepting applications from both the Community Accessibility Stream and the Workplace Accessibility Stream. For a decade, the Enabling Accessibility Fund has made Canadian communities and small businesses accessible to all Canadians living with disabilities. The EAF can be used to the renovate, construct […]

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NEWS RELEASE MP Gallant Parliament Needs to Get Back to Work April 13 2017

Trudeau Liberals to Punish Long-gun Owners

Attention to all owners of non-restricted firearms! Late on Friday afternoon of the May 24 weekend, the Trudeau Liberals announced an end to the Conservative general amnesty.  It was put in place to protect farmers and hunters from criminal prosecution. The amnesty prevented individuals, who own non-restricted firearms and had let their firearms licence expire on […]

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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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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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