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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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Cheryl Gallant Attended the 60th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency, This Is What She Learned

September 30, 2016

Vienna, Austria – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, recently was part of the Canadian Delegation at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Congress. This year marks the 60th general conference held by the international agency under the theme “Atoms for Peace and Development.” The Agency has made a unique contribution to international peace and security through ...

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MP Cheryl Gallant Re-Introduces Private Members Legislation to Protect Jobs

June 3, 2016

I am pleased to confirm the re-introduction of Bill C-278, An Act to Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations), to be read as the Foreign Lobbying Transparency Act. I introduced this legislation to protect local jobs. Thousands of Canadians rely on the working forest for their livelihoods. Canadians should be shocked to learn that for ...

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MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts Environmental Presentation

May 27, 2016

I was pleased to host Dr. Peter Ottensmeyer, (Professor Emeritus, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto), and Dr. John Hilborn, (PhD Nuclear Physics, McGill University, Reactor Physicist, AECL, 1954-1991) for a presentation on Parliament Hill about the benefits of re-cycling used fuel from Canadian nuclear electricity power reactors. Parliamentarians were surprised to learn that ...

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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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MP Cheryl Gallant Delivers a Members Statement on Christians in Iraq and Syria

February 29, 2016

On Friday, Febraury 26th, 2016, I delivered a Members Statement (also known as an SO-31) on Christians in Iraq and Syria.

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MP Cheryl Gallant Calls For Public Hearings on Hydro One Purchase

February 9, 2016

I have called on the Federal Industry Minister to conduct public hearings as part of the Federal Competition Act review of the purchase by (Ontario) Hydro One Limited of Great Lakes Power Transmission. Hydro One Ltd.’s recent announcement of its offer to purchase Great Lakes Power Transmission has my constituents worried this will be another ...

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Cheryl Gallant’s Speech on Bill C-2, February 1st, 2016

February 1, 2016

Check Against Delivery Mr. Speaker, It gives me great pleasure to rise on this occasion as a Member of Parliament in the 42nd Parliament of Canada. The people of Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke have my sincere gratitude for giving me the honour and the privilege of being their representative in this my 6th consecutive election. Now the election ...

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MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts Mayors for Federal Budget Consultation

January 26, 2016

I would like to thank the Mayors and representatives of Municipalities for their input on what they would like to see in the next Federal Budget. I am pleased to thank Whitewater Region as the host municipality and host Mayor Hal Johnson, for the recent pre-Federal Budget consultation that took place in Cobden. In many ...

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MP Cheryl Gallant Joins Canadian Nuclear Laboratories President Mark Lesinski for Update

January 14, 2016

I was pleased to join Canadian Nuclear Laboratories President Mark Lesinski to receive an update on the AECL transition to a Government-owned, contractor operated (GoCo) facility. It was the previous Conservative government that concluded the GoCo process, bringing certainty to local workers and their families. Ontario needs more nuclear to lower electricity prices. As a ...

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