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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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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 Confirms Pembroke/Pembroke First Communities in Canada Asked to Participate in new Canadian Health Measures Survey

January 19, 2016

As MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, I am asking local residents to “not hang up”, if they receive a call from Statistics Canada asking for participation in a Canadian Health Measures Survey. In response to constituents who have called my office asking if the call they have received asking for their participation in this survey is legitimate, yes […]


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Congratulations Warden Peter Emon!

January 15, 2016

I would like to enthusiastically congratulate Renfrew County Warden Peter Emon on his election as chair of the Eastern Ontario Warden’s Caucus (EOWC). Together with Renfrew County mayors, reeves, and councillors I look forward to working with Warden Emon in his additional capacity.


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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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Report from Parliament

January 8, 2016

One of the enduring strengths of Canada is our inheritance of the British parliamentary system of democracy. While no electoral system is perfect, the way we choose our elected representatives has served Canadians well. One thing we all agree upon, is that Canada is the best place to live in the world today. Suggestions that […]


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Faster, More Reliable Internet Coming to Renfrew County

December 18, 2015

I am pleased to confirm a Federal Government contribution of $172,471 from the rural component of the Connecting Canadians Program to deliver fixed wireless access to deliver affordable broadband internet service to Renfrew County. Residents in the Municipalities of Bonnechere Valley, Admaston/Bromley, North Algona Wilberforce and Greater Madawaska are targeted to benefit from this program. […]


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December 2015 Report from Parliament

December 11, 2015

For Canadians who do not believe in co-incidences, it was no co-incidence the announcement by Trudeau in his Throne Speech that our men and women in the service of our Canadian (soon to be dis-armed) Forces would be facing cutbacks to be a ‘leaner’ force was followed by the appointment of Omar Alghabra as Parliamentary […]


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Throne Speech Bleak News for Christmas

December 9, 2015

“Valley residents can expect hard times as the Trudeau throne speech confirms his election promise to raise payroll taxes,” stated Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke. “Payroll taxes are job killers. Small business in my Riding cannot afford the additional taxes that are being announced by the Trudeau government. This will stop the job growth of […]


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MP Gallant Looking for Help for Families and Seniors

December 1, 2015

I am looking for an early Christmas, not a lump of coal when Parliament opens,” said local Federal MP Cheryl Gallant. The MP was responded to the opening of the new Parliament and what Canadians might expect from the Speech From The Throne. “My constituents tell me their concerns are healthcare, employment and the fear […]


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