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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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Cheryl Gallant Congratulates Martina Witt, Daughter of the Vote

I am pleased to recognize local student, Martina Witt, for being chosen for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, from one of over 1500 applicants, to represent each of Canada’s 338 ridings as a “daughter of the vote. The goal of Daughters of the Vote is to advance gender parity at all levels of government by providing young women interested […]

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NEWS RELEASE Gallant Collaboration Brings Funding to Horton and McNabBraeside Feb 6 2017

Collaboration Brings Funding to Horton and McNab/Braeside

I recently met with local officials at Fraser Road, on the border of Horton and McNab/Braeside Townships, to see the upgrades needing to be done, and announce $90,482 in funding from the federal Canada 150 Fund. This grant represents the true nature of the people of the Ottawa Valley, always willing and able to help […]

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2016 January 19th Veterans Meeting at Petawawa Legion

Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Veterans’ Affairs Ombudsman to Garrison Petawawa

I was pleased to welcome Department of Veterans’ Affairs Ombudsman Guy Parent to an evening Town Hall at Garrison Petawawa. All Veterans, military, RCMP and their families were invited. The next morning a special stakeholders, meeting took place as an open forum to share concerns. Of the many concerns raised at the Town Hall as […]

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Cheryl Gallant Hosts Renfrew County Agricultural Producers

I was pleased to recently host representatives from the local Agricultural community. Thank-you to Renfrew County Federation of Agriculture representatives Dean Matheson and Deb Knapton; National Farmers Union Representatives Tony Straathof and Tim Tabbert; Renfrew County Cattlemen David McGonigal and Craig McLaughlin; and Dairy Representative John Couglin for taking the time to share issues of […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Nominates HomeTown Olympian Melissa Bishop

We have another reason to cheer on ‘Bish. It was my honour and privilege, on behalf of friends, family, and the wider Upper Ottawa Valley community, to nominate Melissa Bishop to the CAAWS 2016 list of the most influential women in sport and physical activity. Sponsored by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women […]

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MP Gallant Presents Paralympian’s Jolan Wong and Chantal Beauchesne with MP Commendation

For their dedication, leadership, and perseverance, it is my pleasure to present Jolan Wong and Chantal Beauchesne with a 2016 MP Commendation award. Jolan and Chantal’s awards were given in recognition of their leadership and inspiration to all Canadians as members of our National Sitting Volleyball Team. Jolan and Chantal were both members of the […]

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