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Cheryl Gallant Introduces AECL Pension Motion

October 6, 2014

Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to confirm her introduction of a Parliamentary Motion regarding pension rights for existing Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (AECL) Employees. “AECL employees can be re-assured that I have been actively involved with all issues regarding the operation and management of AECL since I was first elected. The current re-structuring […]


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Calling up all WWII Veterans

October 2, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is looking for all Second World War Veterans. This year, to recognize the 75th Anniversary of Canada’s participation in that conflict, WW II Veterans are eligible to receive a special commemorative tribute. To mark the 75th anniversary of Canada’s engagement in the Second World War, the Government of Canada announced […]


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Cheryl Gallant Hosts Community Consultation

September 26, 2014

Photo: L to R, front ,Rev. John Vaudry, Rev. Kevin Seguin, Rev. Russell Wardell, back, Cheryl Gallant MP, Rev. Bill Staufel, Father Michael Smith, Rev. Rob Davis Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke recently hosted the leadership of the local ecumenical community for a consultation on issues of shared concern. “I am pleased to thank all […]


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Cheryl Gallant Celebrates National Forest Week

September 23, 2014

September 21 to 27… National Forest Week is an opportunity for Canadians to recognize the fundamental role of forests and trees in our lives. Today, Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke encouraged residents of the Upper Ottawa Valley to celebrate National Forest Week. “The forest industry in the Ottawa Valley helped build Canada,” stated Cheryl Gallant, MP. […]


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Report From Parliament

September 11, 2014

Get what you pay for Canadians make countless purchases that involve measurement of the goods they’re buying – whether it’s gas for our cars, food for our families, or electricity for our homes. We should be able to depend on the accuracy of those measurements, so we get what we pay for. Consumers should always […]


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Cheryl Gallant Targets Lobbyists Who Axe Local Jobs

September 5, 2014

Cheryl Gallant, MP at the Renfrew County Woodlot Conference Bonnechere Valley, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke has signalled that one of her first priorities when Parliament resumes for the fall session is the passing into law her Private Member’s Legislation, Bill C-618, An Act to Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations), (to be read […]


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Report from Parliament

August 28, 2014

I hope everyone had an enjoyable summer. Thank-you to all who attended the various constituency clinics that have been held throughout our Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke riding. Whether it was just to drop by and say hi, or to share an interest or concern, I appreciate the opportunity of you letting me know what is on your mind. […]


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Cheryl Gallant Sees Progress of Canada Summer Jobs Funding in Barry’s Bay

August 22, 2014

Barry’s Bay, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to visit the Madawaska Valley Public Library in Barry’s Bay, to see how Lillith Robinson was progressing in her work at the library. Ms. Robinson was hired with support from the Federal Government’s Canada Summer Jobs program, and is working under the supervision of […]


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Cheryl Gallant Sees Opportunity in Proposed New Firearms Legislation

July 29, 2014

Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, sees opportunity in the Federal Government’s proposed new firearms legislation to streamline the provincial Chief Firearms Officer (CFO) function in the wake of reported comments from CFOs in Quebec and P.E.I. “Recent comments attributed to these two provincial public servants demonstrate the need for uniform enforcement of Federal […]


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Cheryl Gallant Scores Victory for Law-Abiding Firearms Community

July 24, 2014

Common sense changes to firearms licensing announced Photo: Joining Cheryl Gallant, MP for the announcement are (L to R) Greg Farrant, Legislative Director, Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Cheryl Gallant, MP; Tony Clement, MP Parry-Sound Muskoka; Steven Blaney, Federal Minister for Public Safety; Jay Aspin MP Nipissing-Timiskaming; Tony Bernardo, Executive Director Canadian Sports Shooting […]


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