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Martina Witt Daughter of the Vote Equal Voice

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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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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Canadians Living with Disabilities Want Full Tax Benefit – Keep Your Marijuana!

The claim by a lobby group formed recently by disability tax credit promoters that Canadians living with disabilities will start smoking medical marijuana if they are not allowed to take at least 30% of any refund owed to someone who is entitled to claim this tax credit is insulting. Their insensitive remarks show disdain for […]

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Merry Christmas from the Government of Canada – Report from Parliament

Did you receive an odd Christmas coloured post card in the mail recently marked Government of Canada? While taxpayers cannot be blamed for dismissing it as more partisan propaganda from a government addicted to bad spending, if you did not use it to light your woodstove or fireplace, you may want to re-think that decision. […]

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Infrastructure Bank Shuts out Small Communities

Renfrew County municipalities will be forced to raise property taxes with the TrudeauWynne plan for an Infrastructure Bank. Foreign investors, who are being invited to fund this plan will demand high profits. That will mean additional interest costs to build infrastructure, if a municipality can even qualify for funding. That policy has been a disaster […]

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