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Millions of dollars in unclaimed benefits

July 17, 2015

Pembroke, Ontario – An estimated 130 families with children in Pembroke are eligible to receive money under the Harper Government’s boosted Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB), but are at risk of not receiving the benefit unless they apply. The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for […]


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Cheryl Gallant Celebrates Veterans Affairs Commendation for Renfrew’s Dean Black

July 13, 2015

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to attend the Minister of Veterans Affairs Ceremony in Ottawa, where Renfrew resident Dean Black was awarded a Commendation from the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs. “I am very proud join Minister O’Toole, the recipients, their family members and loved ones in celebrating […]


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Cheryl Gallant Brings Major Infrastructure Funding to Renfrew

July 9, 2015

Renfrew, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to visit Renfrew Town Hall today to announce the funding of a $1,901,055 infrastructure project in Renfrew County. The Federal Government will be contributing one-third of the cost, $633,685, through the Small Community Fund portion of the $53 Billion New Building Canada Fund. “I am […]


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Report From Parliament

July 4, 2015

The announcement by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) that Pembroke employer SRB Technologies (Canada) Inc.’s operating licence was renewed for 7 years was not only great news for the 43 workers at the manufacturing facility. It was good news for the thousands of employees and their families in the Upper Ottawa Valley who depend […]


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Cheryl Gallant Delivers Major Environmental Federal Funding

June 26, 2015

Whitewater Region Township, Ontario… Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to confirm major environmental funding to Whitewater Region Township in announcing a 9.4 million dollar project to upgrade the Cobden Wastewater Treatment Plant. “The water quality in Muskrat Lake has been recognized as one of the biggest ecological problems facing Renfrew County. The problem did […]


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Cheryl Gallant Condemns Opposition Bill to Ban Firearms

June 23, 2015

Pembroke, Ontario… Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke is condemning Bill S-231, regressive opposition gun control legislation that would effectively ban firearms. This Bill was introduced days ago in the dying moments of the 41st Parliament. “This legislation shows total contempt and disrespect for hunters and sportshooters. Canadians need to ask why the Opposition waited till now […]


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Cheryl Gallant Brings Federal Support to National Aboriginal Day in Petawawa

June 11, 2015

Petawawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to meet Raymond Westgarth of the Renfrew County and District Aboriginal Friendship Centre in Petawawa, to announce $3,500 in Federal Support for celebrating National Aboriginal Day on June 21st, 2015.  The event will take place at Centennial Park in Petawawa. “First Nations peoples in Canada […]


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Report from Parliament

June 10, 2015

The decision by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to take a realistic, balanced approach to concerns over  climate change by not pushing for risky “man-made global warming” Toronto liberal tax grab schemes like carbon taxes and making the cost of electricity unaffordable in Ontario, protects jobs and secures our economy. The terms “climate change” and “global […]


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Cheryl Gallant Announces Federal New Horizons Programs for Seniors is now Accepting Applications

June 8, 2015

Ottawa, Ontario… Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke is pleased to confirm the New Horizons Program for Seniors is now accepting applications. For 2015-2016, Cheryl is highlighting two New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) calls for proposals for projects that will keep Canadian seniors active, engaged and informed. “The annual New Horizons Seniors Program (NHSP) Call for […]


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Cheryl Gallant Receives the Torch on Behalf of the Firearms Community

June 3, 2015

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP was honoured to participate in a tribute dinner for veteran MP Garry Breitkreuz, hosted by the Canadian Shooting Sports Association (CSSA). The very special “Stick to your Guns” dinner recognized the unprecedented achievements of long-time Federal MP Garry Breitkreuz. This dinner was themed as a “thank-you” to the best friend Canadian […]


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