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Cheryl Gallant Announces Rural and Remote Broadband Funding

July 23, 2014

Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to announce the launch of the $305 Million rural broadband internet expansion program, “Connecting Canadians”. Connecting Canadians’ goal is to bring high-speed Internet access to an additional 280,000 Canadian households in rural and remote communities. The program is part of the larger “Digital Canada 150” […]


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Cheryl Gallant Invites Local Comment Regarding Proposed 40 Meter (131 ft.) Communications Tower, 213 Lake Street Pembroke

July 17, 2014

Pembroke, Ontario… Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is inviting all interested members of the public to provide their comments, input and suggestions regarding the proposal by Rogers Communications to locate a communications tower at 213 Lake Street in downtown Pembroke. “As a Member of the Standing Committee on Industry, I am pleased to confirm that new […]


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MP Gallant Initiates Federal Investigation into Ontario Hydro ‘Smart Meters’

July 10, 2014

Renfrew County, Ontario… Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke is today confirming she has requested the federal Minister of Industry, the Honourable James Moore, initiate an investigation into Ontario Hydro One’s so-called ‘smart meters’. Currently, an investigation into the billing practices of Hydro One is being conducted by the Ombudsman of Ontario. “I have contacted Minister […]


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Cheryl Gallant Introduces Private Members Legislation to Protect Local Jobs

July 3, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario - Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke is pleased to confirm the introduction of Bill C-618, 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,” stated MP Cheryl Gallant. “We saw the dangers of large sums of money being used […]


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Cheryl Gallant Brings Support to Sabstock Music Festival

June 26, 2014

In Photo: Chessa Sabourin, Peter Sabourin (known as Sab), Cheryl Gallant, and Dale Gagne, General Manager of Best Western Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to award the Sabstock Music Festival with federal funding of $8,800.00 through Heritage Canada’s Canadian Identity Funding of Local Arts and Heritage Festivals. “I congratulate Peter, […]


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Cheryl Gallant Hosts AECL Parliamentary Tour

June 24, 2014

Photo: Cheryl Gallant, MP with (L to R) David Wang, Acting Manager Thermalhydraulics, William Kupferschmidt, Vice President, Research and Development, Ali Siddiqui, (Thermalhydraulics Analyst), Mike Wallace MP Burlington, Cheryl Gallant, MP, Erin O’Tool MP Durham East, Chair – Nuclear Caucus, Bob Walker, President and Chief Executive Officer, AECL. Laurentian Hills, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP […]


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Cheryl Gallant Pleased with AECL’s role in Nuclear Deproliferation

June 19, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, asked the Government today to comment on recent reports regarding the state of the Iranian Nuclear Program. Canadian expertise developed at the Chalk River Laboratories of AECL has a significant role to play in detecting nuclear weapon proliferation. “The reports coming out of the P5+1 negotiations with […]


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Cheryl Gallant Supports Krista Johnston Memorial Run in House of Commons

June 13, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, rose in the House of Commons today to support all those participating in the 2014 Krista Johnston Memorial Run for Change.  The run will be taking place on June 14th, 2014 at Riverside Park in Pembroke. “I would like to wish all participants in this year’s Krista […]


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Cheryl Gallant and Local Hockey Buffs Meet with Prime Minister Harper

June 11, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to see Pembroke’s Dr. Mike O’Grady and his son, Arthur, meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper to discuss an issue of interest to all three, the history of hockey in Canada. “Dr. O’Grady and his son Arthur have expressed how delighted they were to have […]


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Gallant Bill Gets Royal Assent

June 10, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased that her Private Members’ Bill, Bill C-462, the Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restrictions Act, received Royal Assent on Thursday, May 29th, 2014. “I am happy to see that my Private Members Bill, Bill C-462, has become law,” said MP Gallant.  “This legislation will help ensure […]


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