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Report From Parliament

April 8, 2014

Canada’s continued economic strength under our Conservative Government is something all Canadians can be proud of


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Cheryl Gallant Confirms New Building Canada Fund Open for Business

March 31, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP is pleased to confirm the New Building Canada Fund announced in this year’s Federal budget is open for business. “Our Conservative Government is pleased to announce that, with the launch of the New Building Canada Fund, provinces, territories, municipalities and other proponents may now apply, including Renfrew County.” The […]


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Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Governor-General to Garrison Petawawa

March 24, 2014

Petawawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke was pleased to welcome His Excellency Governor-General The Right Honourable David Johnston to the repatriation ceremony of the 450 Tactical Helicopter (Chinook) Squadron (THS) Consecrated Colours to their new home at Garrison Petawawa. “This is a proud day for all Canadians,” remarked MP Gallant. “Our soldiers deserve the […]


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Report from Parliament

March 13, 2014

With winter temperatures being colder than usual these past several months, my office has received many angry phone calls from constituents about their electricity bills. Unfortunately, electricity rates are set by the provincial government in Toronto. Our two independent power utility companies here in the Ottawa Valley, Ottawa River Power Corporation, (ORPC) which serves Pembroke, […]


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Cheryl Gallant Says Thank-you to the Law-Abiding Firearms Community for their Support of Motion 452

March 4, 2014

Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to say thank-you to members of the law-abiding firearms community for their support of Motion 452


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Cheryl Gallant Celebrates Local Female Entrepreneurs for International Women’s Day

March 2, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, called attention to the economic contributions made by female entrepreneurs as part of the celebrations of International Women’s Day. “Small and medium-sized businesses are the main source of jobs and economic growth in our communities,” said MP Gallant. “On International Women’s Day 2014, we celebrate the economic […]


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Cheryl Gallant Hosts “Courageous Companions” 100th PTSD Service Dog Placement on Parliament Hill

February 28, 2014

Photo: Cheryl Gallant, MP with Terrence Green hosting the presentation. Wounded Warriors Canada makes a special Donation to the Program Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, home to CFB Petawawa, was pleased to host Courageous Companions Canada on Parliament Hill. This special presentation marked the placement of their 100 PTSD Service dog, “Elijah”. The […]


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Cheryl Gallant Highlights Budget’s Support for AECL, Military

February 26, 2014

Photo: MP Gallant (Centre Left) with Dr. Robert Walker (Centre Right), Sgt. Major Rodney Purchase (Left) and Major Chloe Summerland (Right) Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, rose in the House of Commons to highlight the Federal Conservative Government’s support of the two key pillars of Innovation Valley North – AECL and CFB […]


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Cheryl Gallant Hails More Choice and Coverage in Wireless

February 25, 2014

Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, hails the recently released results of the 700 Megahertz (MHz) wireless spectrum auction. The auction results, announced this week, featured 97 licences being awarded to 8 Canadian companies nationwide. “The results of the wireless auction is excellent news for all of Renfrew—Nipissing–Pembroke,” said MP Gallant. “With a […]


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MP Gallant Welcomes Investigation into Former General’s Moving Expense Claim

February 21, 2014

Petawawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke is welcoming the investigation into former General Andrew Leslie’s $72,000 moving claim. Ex-General Leslie is being criticized in the media for the extravagant cost of a move paid for by taxpayers’ dollars to move him five minutes away from his previous home and the subsequent hiring of his […]


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