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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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Innovation Valley North

The Upper Ottawa Valley is powered by a growing cluster of businesses focused on discovery and commercialization transforming it into Innovation Valley North. Innovation Valley North represents jobs, growth, and the long-term prosperity of the Upper Ottawa Valley, Eastern Ontario and Canada. Central to Innovation Valley North is the hub. A hub is an ideas generator which turns […]

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Cheryl Gallant rises in support of Canadians with disabilities

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke was delighted to speak in support of a Private Member’s Motion introduced by colleague, Phil McColeman, M.P. for Brant. Motion M-430 endorses the conclusions of a report prepared by the Panel on Labour Market Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities. The report, Rethinking disAbility in the Private Sector, […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant calls for Moratorium on Rail Line Removal

Cheryl Gallant with Terry Gibeau, April 4th, 2013 Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, has introduced a new private members motion into the House of Commons calling for a 10 year moratorium on the removal of Canadian National Railway (CN) rail lines in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. “I have introduced this motion […]

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Cheryl Gallant Confirms Canadian Forces Members in Afghanistan Keep Danger Pay

Ottawa, Ontario –  Today in Question Period, Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, asked the Government of Canada to clarify recent troubling news stories in the national media. It was reported that approximately 100 soldiers who had served in the ongoing Canadian Forces training mission in Afghanistan were asked by Defence Department officials to return up […]

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Cheryl Gallant Welcomes 2nd Land Claim Consultation Meeting in Pembroke

Cheryl Gallant, MP hearing the concerns of Frank Foy and Gord Trylinski at the ALC meeting Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant MP, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to thank all those individuals who participated, either as presenters or participants in the process, in the latest Algonquin Preliminary Draft Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement-in-Principle (ALC) consultation. The outstanding issue of access […]

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Report From Parliament: Making Canada Stronger

Just before Parliament rose for the Easter constituency weeks four bills received Royal  Assent. The First Nations Financial Transparency Act is something that First Nation communities have long demanded. Like all Canadians, First Nations Peoples deserve accountability and transparency from their leadership. Until this law was passed, First Nation governments operating under the Indian Act […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Presents Diamond Jubilee Medal to former Renfrew Mayor Sandi Heins

Renfrew, Ontario… Cheryl Gallant MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was honoured to present a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to Renfrew Resident, Sandi Heins. “Sandi Heins is a life-long resident of the Town of Renfrew.  Ms. Heins devoted herself to years of volunteerism for the betterment of Renfrew all while managing a productive career with the Ministry […]

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Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Opportunity for Local Residents to Comment on the Algonquin Preliminary Draft Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement-in-Principle

Cheryl Gallant, MP discussing the preliminary draft agreement with (L to R) Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards Township Councillor John Jeffrey, Kenny Foy, Mackie Foy. Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to acknowledge the role residents in Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke played in making sure they were consulted on any land claim settlement reached with the […]

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