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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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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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Mississauga Moves to Northern Ontario

Pembroke, ON – MP Cheryl Gallant (Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke), the Official Opposition Critic for Northern Ontario Economic Development, is questioning how FedNor funding ended up going to a company based in Mississauga. “Did Mississauga move?” asked Cheryl Gallant, M.P. “Either they moved the city or FedNor funds are being re-directed to the Greater Toronto Area.” Yesterday, the […]

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Cheryl Gallant Calls for Implementation of Ombudsman Report on Medical Release

Surgeon-General should have jurisdiction I am calling on the Federal Government to adopt in its entirety, the recent military Ombudsman Report to the Minister of National Defence ‘Simplifying the Service Delivery Model for Medically Releasing Members of the Canadian Armed Forces.’ Of the many problems that I am called upon to intervene regarding service in […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant: Municipalities Ask “Where`s the Money?”

Government Economic Statement confirms high deficits policy a failure Municipalities are asking “Where`s the money” now that the Trudeau/Wynne liberals have confirmed their deficit budget policy is pushing Canada towards a recession. In March municipalities were promised the funding from previous Conservative infrastructure programs that were stopped would be distributed with the federal gas tax […]

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