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NEWS RELEASE MP Gallant Brings Accessibility Funding to Petawawa

Cheryl Delivers: Accessibility Funding to Petawawa

I was pleased to visit Ottawa Valley Physiotherapy in Petawawa for the announcement of a $1,690 grant from the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The grant will go towards the installation of automated door openers, inside the Petawawa Centennial Family Health Centre, making entry to the Ottawa Valley Physiotherapist and Sports Medicine wing fully accessible. The […]

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Cheryl Delivers Accessibility Funding to Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Renfrew

I was pleased to visit with Father Peter Do and Pauline Hughes of Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Renfrew to announce a grant in the amount of $50,000 through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). Congratulations to Pauline Hughes for her hard work on this successful application and the generosity of the congregation. Despite our changing […]

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Cheryl Gallant Delivers Accessibility Funding to Admaston/Bromley

I was pleased to visit with Admaston/Bromley Township Mayor Michael Donohue, Councillors Mike Quilty, Robert Dick, Bob Hall, and Annette Louis to announce $2,200 in funding through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). I would like to congratulate the township on their successful application. In our technologically-inclined modern world, a website is where people go first […]

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Cheryl Delivers Accessibility Funding to Calabogie

I was pleased to visit Liz Murphy, owner of Calabogie Peaks Resort, to announce $50,000 in funding through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). This funding is welcome news for the community. As home to the Calabogie Adaptive Ski Program, Calabogie Peaks is a leader in providing full access to people of all mobilities. This funding […]

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Congratulations to Arnprior’s Willis College on the launch of their Veteran Friendly Transition Program

I was pleased to join Rima Aristocrat, CEO of Willis College, for the official launch of Willis College’s Veteran Friendly Transition Program (VFTP), an education program designed to help Veterans succeed in their careers following their discharge from the Canadian Armed Forces. This program is the culmination of years of hard work by Rima and […]

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Reverse the Canadian Armed Forces Pay Clawback Decision

I am demanding the Federal Government stop clawing back soldiers’ danger pay. Before soldiers are sent on future missions, this policy decision needs to be resolved. Liberals have no problem borrowing billions to give away to other countries for global warming, but they undervalue the women and men serving in uniform. When will the defence […]

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Congratulations to Melissa Bishop on being Named to the CAAWS Most Influential List 2016, Women in Sport

International Women’s Day – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to congratulate local Olympian Melissa Bishop on being named by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) to the 2016 Most Influential Women List. This award celebrates remarkable Canadian women and their impact upon sport and physical activity in […]

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Wrong for Federal Government to Use Gender in Assessing Veteran’s Benefit

The decision by the liberal government to not compensate a Veteran for an injury sustained while on duty on the basis of gender is just plain wrong. What was particularly distressing to the Veteran was the nonsensical answer from the Liberals that hiring more bureaucrats would somehow make up for this poor decision. This has […]

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