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Micksburg Business Receives Eastern Ontario Development Program Funding

Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. is pleased to announce that M & R Feeds in Pembroke has qualified for Eastern Ontario Development Program Funding. “M & R Feeds provides top quality products and services to farmers and many other customers in the Pembroke and Cobden Areas. This funding will focus on Agri-Business Skills Training […]

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MP Gallant with airmen from 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron

Report from Parliament – Budget 2014 Consultations

The deadline is fast approaching to give your input on Budget 2014! The Standing Committee on Finance is still accepting pre-budget submissions from Canadians. I would like to thank all the individuals, businesses and organizations from Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke who shared their ideas with me in preparation for Budget 2013, and encourage local citizens to forward recommendations […]

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Federal Funding to Vanderbrook Farm & Natural Horsemanship Centre

Killaloe, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was pleased to announce that Hope Reins, situated at Vanderbrook Farm and Natural Horsemanship Centre will benefit from the 2013 Federal Enabling Accessibility Funding program. “Through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF), Hope Reins will receive $25,346 for the construction of an exterior ramp, and a barrier-free washroom. The […]

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Cheryl Gallant Calls for Transparency in the Reclassification of Firearms

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, has formally written to the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Vic Toews, requesting the creation of a Firearms Experts Technical Committee. This committee would be tasked to deal with issues relating to the regulation of the Firearms Act, including the reclassification of firearms. “I am concerned […]

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Greater Madawaska New Horizons Funding

Greater Madawaska Township Benefits from New Horizons Funding

Calabogie, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, congratulated Mayor Peter Emon, councillors and seniors of the Township of Greater Madawaska  on being chosen  to receive funding under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). The “Light up Barnet Cottage” Project will greatly improve lighting on the beautiful grounds of  Barnet Cottage and […]

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Report From Parliament

Local residents know that broadband, affordable high-speed internet, is something that I have championed on behalf of underserviced residents of our riding. As your government MP, I was pleased to help deliver, with my government caucus colleagues, $55 million from the federal government, to be used in partnership with industry and other levels of government […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant at Pegasus Bridge

Remembering the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion

MP Cheryl Gallant at the Pegasus Bridge, named after the insignia of the British 6th Airborne Division, to honour the paratroopers who began the liberation of Europe by capturing the bridge in the early hours of D-Day, June 6th, 1944. Petawawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke and CFB Petawawa, today remembers the contributions […]

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Cheryl Gallant Announces $287,235 for Algonquin College Skills Link Program

Renfrew, Ontario, May 24, 2013 — Cheryl Gallant, MP, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, on behalf of the Government of Canada, today announced federal funding to the Algonquin College of the Ottawa Valley in the amount of $287,235.00. The “Hire Me, Reaching Higher, Skills Link Project, sponsored by Algonquin College of the Ottawa Valley is designed in accordance with […]

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Cheryl Gallant pays Tribute to Airborne Training Victims

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, paid tribute to the seven paratroopers from CFB Petawawa who died in a training accident 45 years ago. In a statement in the House of Commons before Question Period, Mrs. Gallant continued the tradition of the families, friends and comrades of the fallen paratroopers by reading their […]

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Cheryl Gallant Consults on Canada Job Grant

Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, took the opportunity at this year’s highly successful Options 2013 to consult with employers and educators on the Canada Job Grant. Options 2013 was made possible by $33,000 of federal funding through the Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP).  Over 2000 Renfrew County students attended a job fair, […]

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