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New Ottawa River Watershed Council Creates Uncertainty

The new Ottawa River Watershed Council the liberal party is proposing is creating uncertainty for property owners in the Ottawa Valley. In addition to affecting property values, people who work at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories in Chalk River have every reason to be concerned for their jobs also. The loss of tens of thousands of jobs […]

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Cheryl Gallant Attended the 60th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency, This Is What She Learned

Vienna, Austria – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, recently was part of the Canadian Delegation at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Congress. This year marks the 60th general conference held by the international agency under the theme “Atoms for Peace and Development.” The Agency has made a unique contribution to international peace and security through […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts Environmental Presentation

MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts Environmental Presentation

I was pleased to host Dr. Peter Ottensmeyer, (Professor Emeritus, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto), and Dr. John Hilborn, (PhD Nuclear Physics, McGill University, Reactor Physicist, AECL, 1954-1991) for a presentation on Parliament Hill about the benefits of re-cycling used fuel from Canadian nuclear electricity power reactors. Parliamentarians were surprised to learn that […]

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January 14th, 2016 - MP Cheryl Gallant Joins CNL President Mark Lesinski for Update

MP Cheryl Gallant Joins Canadian Nuclear Laboratories President Mark Lesinski for Update

I was pleased to join Canadian Nuclear Laboratories President Mark Lesinski to receive an update on the AECL transition to a Government-owned, contractor operated (GoCo) facility. It was the previous Conservative government that concluded the GoCo process, bringing certainty to local workers and their families. Ontario needs more nuclear to lower electricity prices. As a […]

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Cheryl Gallant Leads Nuclear Caucus Tour

Southern Ontario, Canada… Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, Chair of the Conservative Nuclear Caucus, led a delegation from the nuclear caucus, in co-operation with the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries, in a tour of OCI member industries. “The tour was an excellent success. Canadians have much to be proud of. The future is nuclear,” remarked Cheryl […]

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Cheryl Gallant Voted Chair of the Conservative Nuclear Industry Caucus

Photo: (L to R) Cheryl Gallant, MP meeting this week with George Christidis, Director Federal Affairs Ontario Power Generation; Dr. John Barrett, President & CEO Canadian Nuclear Association; Cheryl Gallant, MP; Steve Copeland, Senior Advisor Regulatory Affairs Bruce Power Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was pleased to be voted unanimously as Chair of the Conservative Nuclear […]

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Cheryl Gallant Introduces AECL Pension Motion

Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to confirm her introduction of a Parliamentary Motion regarding pension rights for existing Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (AECL) Employees. “AECL employees can be re-assured that I have been actively involved with all issues regarding the operation and management of AECL since I was first elected. The current re-structuring […]

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Cheryl Gallant Hails Science as the Big Winner in 2014 Budget

Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, is pleased that Science and Technology was the big winner of the 2014 Federal Budget through the new Canada First Research Excellence Fund, increased funding to colleges, universities and granting councils, and renewed funding for Atomic Energy Canada Limited (AECL). “I am very pleased with Budget 2014’s […]

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Cheryl Gallant Presents Dr. John Hilborn with Diamond Jubilee Medal

Deep River, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to present Dr. John Hilborn of Deep River with a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Dr. Hilborn began a career in the nuclear industry in 1949 when he joined the Port Radium uranium mine in the Northwest Territories. Following the completion of a […]

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Cheryl Gallant Encourages Local “CREATE” Committee in New Task

Chalk River, Ontario – MP Cheryl Gallant, (Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke) recently met with members of “CREATE” (Chalk River Employees Ad hoc TaskforcE for a National Laboratory) to encourage participation in Canada’s Plan for the long-term management of used nuclear fuel. “This is an excellent opportunity to use Canadian expertise to solve a national and international concern,” stated […]

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