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Cheryl Delivers: Accessibility Funding to Barry’s Bay

I was pleased to visit the Natural Health Centre in Barry’s Bay for the announcement of a $50,000 grant through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The money will go towards the construction of an accessible basement entrance to the Centre, a barrier-free washroom, and automatic door openers throughout the building. The work to be done […]

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MP Gallant Delivers Defibrilator to Madawaska Valley Township

Cheryl Gallant Delivers Defibrillator to Madawaska Valley Township

Barry’s Bay, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased visit Madawaska Valley Township Town Hall to present the community with its Automated Emergency Defibrillator.  The Defibrillator was funding through a partnership of the Federal Government and the Heart and Stroke Foundation. “I was proud to present then-Mayor Dave Shulist and Recreation and Community […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Joins Renfrew County Warden Peter Emon for Calabogie Adaptive Skiing ‘Centre of Excellence’ Grand Opening

Calabogie, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke was pleased to join Renfrew County Warden Peter Emon to officially open the Calabogie Adaptive Skiing ‘Centre of Excellence.’ This new facility at the Calabogie Peaks Resort and Conference Center is designed to accommodate disabled adults and children. Among the many programs offered include a 5 day Winter […]

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Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Protection for the Petawawa River

Photo: Cheryl Gallant, MP with Petawawa pioneer family Wegner descendant June Anderson at a proposed Petawawa dam site Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke welcomes the protection provided by Bill C-45, “Jobs and Growth Act” to protect the Petawawa River. “In the case of the Petawawa River, plans to construct dam-like structures would destroy […]

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Cheryl Seeks Farmers’ Input “Growing Forward”

Cheryl Seeks Farmers’ Input “Growing Forward”

Eganville, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew Nipissing Pembroke, reminds farmers: Five years ago our Federal Conservative Government implemented the “Growing Forward” framework agreement which laid the groundwork for coordinated federal-provincial action to help the agricultural sector become more prosperous, competitive and innovative. It contains the Business Risk Management (BRM) program suite launched on […]

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CBC Abandons Rural Canada

Foymount, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP today expressed disappointment in the decision by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) to cease service to rural Canada. On July 31, 2012, CBC confirmed it is shutting down its over-the-air analogue television transmission network of 622 transmitters. Despite receiving a generous subsidy from Canadian taxpayers, if available in their […]

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MP Gallant Welcomes Canada/US Border Deal to Aid Local Forestry

MP Gallant Welcomes Canada/US Border Deal to Aid Local Forestry

Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Stephen Harper that a comprehensive border and trade agreement had been concluded with our largest trading partner. While specific details had yet to be finalized, the deal provides the framework to solve trade irritants. “This is good news for our forestry industry,” stated Cheryl Gallant, […]

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Cheryl Gallant, MP welcomes Bob Izumi to the Parliamentary Outdoors Caucus

Cheryl Gallant, MP welcomes Bob Izumi to the Parliamentary Outdoors Caucus

Ottawa, Ontario… Cheryl Gallant, MP, was pleased recently to play host to Outdoors Sportsman and Television personality Bob Izumi in Ottawa recently. Bob was in Ottawa to address the Parliamentary Outdoors Caucus regarding the importance to our local economy of the multi-billion dollar sport fishing industry. Cheryl is a founding member of the Outdoors Caucus. […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Local Forestry Leaders to Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, August 24, 2011 – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was pleased to invite local Forestry leaders to discuss key trade and manufacturing issues with the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade on Friday August 19th. “This March, I hosted a Wood Producers’ Meeting in […]

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