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Cheryl Gallant Calls Attention to Expanded CAF Family Information Services

Photo: Cheryl congratulates Executive Director Paula Malboeuf of Petawawa Family Resource Centre at their Oct 5th Open House. Also Pictured, Lt. Col. Daniel Blanc, Commander 2 Area Support Group (2ASG) Personnel Services, CFB Petawawa. Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, wants to get the word out that the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has […]

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Speech to the House on Supporting Veterans

Below are excerpts from the transcript of debates in the House of Commons, January 30th, 2014 In Debate Ms. Joyce Murray (Vancouver Quadra, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the minister for his words and the expression of the pride Canadians have in the service the men and women in uniform provide to us […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant, Bob Gilmour, Clay Dawdy, MP Peter Kent the day at the Standing Committee on National Defence for its Study of the Ill & Injured

Cheryl Gallant Remembers Bob Gilmour in Parliament

Photo: MP Cheryl Gallant, Bob Gilmour, Clay Dawdy, MP Peter Kent the day Bob & Clay appeared as witnesses on the Standing Committee on National Defence for its Study of the Ill & Injured Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, rose in the House of Commons to remember the life of Bob Gilmour, […]

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Cheryl Gallant welcomes the arrival of the CH-147F Chinook Helicopter

Cheryl with airmen from 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, joined the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence at the Ottawa Airport today to welcome the delivery of the first new CH-147F Chinook helicopter. This helicopter, together with the 14 other Chinooks on the way, will be based […]

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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 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, MP with Members of the Standing Committee on National Defence, standing in front of a RCAF CC-177 Globemaster III Transport Aircraft. The CC-177 is delivering Canada's contribution to the effort in West Africa

Mental Health Services a Top Priority at CFB Petawawa

Photo: (left) Cheryl Gallant, MP with Members of the Standing Committee on National Defence, standing in front of a RCAF CC-130J Hercules Transport.  Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to confirm that mental health services at CFB Petawawa are a top priority for the federal government. “With the additional […]

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Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Innovative Approaches to Mental Healthcare

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was pleased recently to welcome Renfrew County resident Alison Vandergragt to appear before the Standing Committee on National Defence regarding equine therapy in the care of injured members of the Canadian Forces. “As a Member of the Standing Committee on National Defence, it was my pleasure recently to […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Confirms improvements at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa

MP Cheryl Gallant Confirms improvements at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa

PETAWAWA, ONTARIO– Cheryl Gallant MP, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was joined by the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa to announce a total investment of $49 million toward several infrastructure projects at the base. Of particular interest to the upper Ottawa valley was the announcement of over $4 million for a total […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Consolidation of Mental Health Services to CFB Petawawa

MP Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Consolidation of Mental Health Services to CFB Petawawa

Ottawa, Ontario –  Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, welcomes the decision by Defence Minister the Hon. Peter MacKay to consolidate mental health services to CFB Petawawa. “I am very pleased that the Minister of Defence responded favourably to my request to provide the necessary healthcare services at CFB Petawawa instead of placing soldiers and their families […]

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