Archive | Community & Caring

March 4, 2016 - MP Gallant Announces New Accessibility Funding in Calabogie

MP Gallant Announces New Accessibility Funding in Calabogie

I was pleased visit Calabogie Peaks Resort to announce $44,200 in funding through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The funding will go towards the Paving a Pathway to Enable Accessibility to Activities and Building at Calabogie Peaks. Paul and Liz Murphy have made Calabogie Peaks a leader in accessibility advocacy and working to advance the […]

Continue Reading
October 29, 2015 - MP Gallant Announces New Accessibility Funding in Pembroke

New Accessibility Funding in Pembroke

As the Member of Parliament for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, I was pleased to visit Reverend Terry Burns at the Pembroke Pentecostal Tabernacle to announce $45,688 in funding through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The funding will go towards installing an elevator at the church. I would like to thank Reverend Terry Burns for his efforts in putting […]

Continue Reading
Cheryl-with-disabled-vet

Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Enhanced Lifetime Support for Injured Veterans and their Families

Garrison Petawawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, welcomed the announcement of a proposed new financial benefit  aimed at providing financial stability to Veterans who are moderately to severely disabled and their families. “As the Member of Parliament for Garrison Petawawa, the largest army base in Canada, I care about the treatment our soldiers and veterans receive,” […]

Continue Reading
IMG_7753-EAP-White-Lake-Women's-Insitiute-1200

Cheryl Gallant Recognized as an Advocate for the Disabled EAP Funds total $3.5 million since 2011

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P., Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was recognized this week as the best Member of Parliament out of all 308 when it came to securing funding for the disabled, particularly when it came to making public spaces handicap accessible. “During my time as a Federal Member of Parliament, I am proud of the work I have […]

Continue Reading
Cheryl Gallant, MP with Conservative Finance Minister Jim Flaherty

Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Fiscally Responsible Federal Budget

Cheryl Gallant, MP with Conservative Finance Minister Jim Flaherty Ottawa, Ontario  – Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant welcomes the new federal budget – Economic Action Plan 2013 – and its continued focus on job creation, economic growth, and long-term prosperity as good news for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke. The Plan, which will see Canada return to balanced budgets in […]

Continue Reading Comments
Cheryl-Gallant,-MP-being-served-breakfast-by-White-Lake-Women's-Institute-member-Wendy-Jonkman,-at-their-breakfast-fundraiser-during-the-annual-White-Lake-Community-Garage-Sale-3

For Home and Country!

Cheryl Gallant, MP being served breakfast by White Lake Women’s Institute member Wendy Jonkman, at their breakfast fundraiser during the annual White Lake Community Garage Sale Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke was pleased to rise in the House of Commons to recognize the upcoming 100th Anniversary of the Renfrew South District Women’s Institute (RSDWI). With branches […]

Continue Reading Comments
Cheryl Gallant in the House of Commons on Bill C-462

Cheryl Confirms All-Party Support for Bill C-462, The Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restrictions Act

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to confirm all-party support for her Private Member’s Legislation to restrict the fees charged by certain promoters of the Federal Government’s disability tax credit. “While I am pleased to confirm that our Government supports Bill C-462, the Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restrictions Act, the fact that […]

Continue Reading Comments
Darrell Mooney and Cheryl Gallant

MP Cheryl Gallant Presents Diamond Jubilee Medal to Horton Resident Darrell Mooney

Cheryl Gallant, MP with Diamond Jubliee Medal recipient Darrell Mooney Castleford, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, on behalf of His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston Governor General of Canada, was honoured to present a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to long-time Horton resident Darrell Mooney. “Darrell Mooney is a well known Ottawa […]

Continue Reading
Cheryl-in-the-House-of-Commons-600-Dec-2012

Cheryl Gallant marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Pembroke, Ontario –  “This week marks the UN’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, making it a fitting time to remind Canadians of some of the challenges disabled Canadians face,” declared MP Gallant. Our Conservative Government has put in place a number of initiatives to help Canadians living with disabilities.  MP Gallant’s Private Members Bill, […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading