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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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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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