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Report From Parliament

November 13, 2015

Now the October 19th 2015 Federal Election is over, it did not take long for the American political operatives who played a prominent role as advisors to the Trudeau campaign to come looking for payback. The decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline will come at a great cost to the Canadian consumer and Canadian […]

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New Accessibility Funding in Pembroke

November 5, 2015

As the Member of Parliament for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, I was pleased to visit Reverend Terry Burns at the Pembroke Pentecostal Tabernacle to announce $45,688 in funding through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The funding will go towards installing an elevator at the church. I would like to thank Reverend Terry Burns for his efforts in putting […]

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Standing up for Ontario Hydro Customers

July 30, 2015

Cheryl Gallant announces support for research into energy and hydro billing practices Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, today announced that the Government of Canada will fund two research projects that will study the issue of consumer billing practices in Canada’s energy and hydro sectors. The first project will seek to […]

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Report from Parliament

July 27, 2015

The latest report by the non-partisan Parliamentary Budget Office(PBO) has confirmed what Canadians already know. When it comes to managing an advanced economy in a first world country like Canada, experience counts! Budgets do not just “balance themselves.” There is no time for on the job training, especially if your teacher/senior advisor is responsible for […]

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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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