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Report from Parliament – August 2016

August 8, 2016

At the end of June, Canada was host to a meeting with the Presidents of the United States and Mexico. One does not have to read very much of their “Statement on a North American Climate, Clean Energy, and Environment Partnership” to know this declaration is full of bad news, particularly for rural Canadians. Their ...


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MP Cheryl Gallant Questions Unfair Tax Treatment of Tourism Small Business

July 21, 2016

As Official Opposition Critic for FedNor, I recently questioned announced Federal Tourism funding when family campgrounds are struggling to stay in business as a result of unfair taxation. The federal government is throwing away hard-earned taxpayer dollars when it funds a promotional program to “enhance a visitor’s experience” that will be out of business by ...


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MP Cheryl Gallant warns of door-to-door pressure sales

July 19, 2016

Don’t be fooled by misleading pitches for no-cost upgrades I am drawing attention to a recent warning issued by the Competition Bureau about deceptive door-to-door sales of water heaters and heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems. It seems every summer my office receives calls from constituents about someone going door-to-door trying to sell some unwanted ...


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MP Gallant Hosts Defence Policy Meeting

July 15, 2016

I recently hosted a forum in Arnprior as part of the ongoing Defence Policy Review Forum. I would like to thank all the participants in today’s discussions. Their wide range of experience and knowledge led to a lively and insightful discussion on the purpose and future of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), public safety, and ...


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Trudeau Liberals Approve Ontario Hydro Sale

July 12, 2016

Consumers are the big losers with the decision by the Trudeau Liberals to rubber stamp the recent sale of Great Lakes Power Transmission to Ontario Hydro (now called Hydro One). Earlier this year in Parliament, I asked the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development to launch an inquiry into Ontario electricity rates. I asked ...


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MP Gallant Defends Family Campgrounds

July 11, 2016

I am calling on the Trudeau Liberals to drop plans to go after private, family-run campgrounds as a source of revenue to pay for out-of-control spending. This is a direct assault on middle class Canadians. Jobs in rural Ontario are scarce. This is another attack on rural Canada. Referring to the little noticed headline in ...


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Is Political Correctness Putting Canadians at Risk?

July 8, 2016

Is political correctness putting Canadians at risk? That question needs to be asked following ill-advised comments made by senior Trudeau advisors about the recent vote in Great Britain to leave the European Union (EU). The referendum vote for British Exit from the EU, dubbed “BREXIT,” while encouraging a debate on the benefits of trade, also ...


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Happy Canada Day!

July 1, 2016

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MP Gallant Challenges Liberals on Their Treatment of Soldiers

June 17, 2016

I challenged the Minister of Defence in Parliament over the liberal party’s disdain for Canada’s Armed Forces. Hansard June 6, 2016 In the Upper Ottawa Valley, every Friday is Red Friday. I ask all Canadians to remember the brave women and men of the CSOR regiment as they proudly represent our nation in the international ...


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Soldiers Put at Risk

June 9, 2016

The Trudeau Government is unnecessarily putting soldiers’ lives at risk for the sake of a few publicity photos. Military families were horrified to read details in the press that would not have been disclosed by our Conservative government, nor should they be. We understood that the bad guys can read just as well as Canadians. ...


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