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How TrudeauWynne political interference is putting your life at risk and what you can do to protect yourself

December 1, 2016

The TrudeauWynne Liberals are at it again. Instead of merely slapping you with new carbon taxes then wasting the money you send them on ‘economic development’ in Liberal ridings, they are actually putting your life at risk. Last week we learned the Trudeau Liberals decision to politically interfere with the development of a new Civic ...

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Infrastructure Bank Shuts out Small Communities

November 24, 2016

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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Disrespecting Our Closest Trading Partner

November 23, 2016

As Canada’s National Government, the Conservative Party knew one of our first responsibilities was to maintain a respectful relationship with our largest trading partner, the United States. Our country’s prosperity is generated through trade.  One in five Canadian jobs count on exports. Ninety per cent of Canadian farmers depend upon world markets when pricing and ...

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Mississauga Moves to Northern Ontario

November 16, 2016

Pembroke, ON – MP Cheryl Gallant (Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke), the Official Opposition Critic for Northern Ontario Economic Development, is questioning how FedNor funding ended up going to a company based in Mississauga. “Did Mississauga move?” asked Cheryl Gallant, M.P. “Either they moved the city or FedNor funds are being re-directed to the Greater Toronto Area.” Yesterday, the ...

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Cheryl Gallant Calls for Implementation of Ombudsman Report on Medical Release

November 10, 2016

Surgeon-General should have jurisdiction I am calling on the Federal Government to adopt in its entirety, the recent military Ombudsman Report to the Minister of National Defence ‘Simplifying the Service Delivery Model for Medically Releasing Members of the Canadian Armed Forces.’ Of the many problems that I am called upon to intervene regarding service in ...

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Veterans Week

November 7, 2016

I encourage all residents to join me in honouring and commemorating the courage, service and sacrifice of Canada’s Veterans this Veterans’ Week. Running November 5-11, it’s a time to remember the bravery of the members of the Canadian Armed Forces during the many battles that helped shape our country and world into what we know ...

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MP Cheryl Gallant: Municipalities Ask “Where`s the Money?”

November 1, 2016

Government Economic Statement confirms high deficits policy a failure Municipalities are asking “Where`s the money” now that the Trudeau/Wynne liberals have confirmed their deficit budget policy is pushing Canada towards a recession. In March municipalities were promised the funding from previous Conservative infrastructure programs that were stopped would be distributed with the federal gas tax ...

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MP Cheryl Gallant Joins Softwood Lumber Taskforce

October 17, 2016

Known for expressing concern for the thousands of Riding jobs at stake in forestry, I have been asked to join the Conservative Opposition Softwood Lumber Taskforce to hold the Trudeau Liberals to account for solving the softwood lumber trade dispute with the United States. The failure to strike a new softwood lumber agreement with the ...

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MP Cheryl Gallant Meets with Municipal Leaders

October 14, 2016

I was pleased to thank local the Municipal leaders who participated in a recent roundtable discussion to advise her of issues of importance to their municipalities as she represents community priorities in the Parliament of Canada. This is one of the few opportunities Heads of Council in the Riding have to meet together. In many ...

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Energy Poverty Means Pre-Paying – Report from Parliament, October 2016

October 11, 2016

This should be no surprise to Ottawa Valley residents who are all too familiar with the close political party relationship between Ottawa and Toronto. Federal Agency Measurement Canada is preparing to finalize approval for “pre-pay” hydro meters. This was only a matter of time since the province installed so-called “smart meters” in people’s homes. The ...

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