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Defence Cuts Risk Lives

April 22, 2016

The decision to cut equipment purchases approved by our previous Conservative Government risks lives. That is my thought when in regards to the decision by the Trudeau Government to withhold funds for equipment like search and rescue helicopters and personal armour protection systems. As the MP whose constituency includes Garrison Petawawa, I pointed out to ...


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MP Cheryl Gallant Question Government’s commitment to protecting our Troops

April 22, 2016

On Friday in Question Period, I asked the Liberal Government to explain their decision to revoke support of a program which helps protect Canadian Armed Forces soldiers from chemical and biological agents in the field.


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MP Gallant Questions Liberal Government on Military Funding Cuts

April 22, 2016

ON Wednesday, I asked the Liberal Government to explain their decision to return the Canadian Armed Forces to the decade of darkness.


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I Need to Hear From You

April 21, 2016

I am requesting your opinion regarding physician-assisted dying. Physician-assisted dying raises many deep legal, moral and ethical questions. The Conservative Party believes that its Members should be able to speak and vote freely on legislation involving matters of conscience. I need to hear from my constituents if they support or oppose physician-assisted dying. The Federal ...


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MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts International Trade Meeting in Arnprior

April 18, 2016

I was pleased to be joined by the Hon. Ed Fast, MP in Arnprior to a special briefing for local businesses on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). As Minister of International Trade in the Conservative Government, Mr. Fast negotiated the blockbuster trade deal. Thank-you to David Watson, President and CEO of Plaintree Systems in Arnprior for ...


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The Selfie Budget

March 23, 2016

An out of control deficit is short-term pain followed by long-term pain. This is what you get when you have a self-absorbed Prime Minister who only cares about taking selfies with the beautiful people. All the budget mistakes made in Toronto are being repeated in Ottawa. There is no plan to create long-term, permanent, well-paying ...


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MP Gallant Questions Public Safety Minister in Committee

March 11, 2016

On March 8th, 2016 I had the opportunity to question the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, regarding his Government’s plans for protecting Canadian’s Cyber Security.


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MP Gallant Questions Defence Minister in Committee

March 11, 2016

On March 8th, 2016, the Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, appeared before the Standing Committee of National Defence. I questioned the Minister twice on his Government’s plans for National Security and the Canadian Armed Forces.


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MP Gallant Questions Government on CF-18 Withdrawl

March 11, 2016

On March 8th, 2016, I rose in Question Period to ask the Government how many Canadian Armed Forces members must die before they realize the necessity of air cover.


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Report from Parliament March 2016

March 8, 2016

As we observe the Season of Lent, culminating in Easter Sunday, I was moved to recognize, in a statement to the House of Commons, the genocide directed against Christians in the Middle East. The United Nations (UN) defines genocide as wilful acts intended to destroy a national, ethnic, racial or religious group. This describes the ...


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