Protecting Disabled Canadians

On November 5th, 2012, Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke introduced Bill C-462, the Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restrictions Act

If passed, the Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restrictions Act will restrict the fees charged to disabled Canadians by third party consultants to complete the form to receive the disability tax credit

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Latest News on Bill C-462, The Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restrictions Act


MP Cheryl Gallant Questions Unfair Tax Treatment of Tourism Small Business

July 21, 2016

As Official Opposition Critic for FedNor, I recently questioned announced Federal Tourism funding when family campgrounds are struggling to stay in business as a result of unfair taxation. The federal government is throwing away hard-earned taxpayer dollars when it funds a promotional program to “enhance a visitor’s experience” that will be out of business by ...


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MP Cheryl Gallant warns of door-to-door pressure sales

July 19, 2016

Don’t be fooled by misleading pitches for no-cost upgrades I am drawing attention to a recent warning issued by the Competition Bureau about deceptive door-to-door sales of water heaters and heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems. It seems every summer my office receives calls from constituents about someone going door-to-door trying to sell some unwanted ...


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MP Gallant Hosts Defence Policy Meeting

July 15, 2016

I recently hosted a forum in Arnprior as part of the ongoing Defence Policy Review Forum. I would like to thank all the participants in today’s discussions. Their wide range of experience and knowledge led to a lively and insightful discussion on the purpose and future of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), public safety, and ...


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Trudeau Liberals Approve Ontario Hydro Sale

July 12, 2016

Consumers are the big losers with the decision by the Trudeau Liberals to rubber stamp the recent sale of Great Lakes Power Transmission to Ontario Hydro (now called Hydro One). Earlier this year in Parliament, I asked the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development to launch an inquiry into Ontario electricity rates. I asked ...


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MP Gallant Defends Family Campgrounds

July 11, 2016

I am calling on the Trudeau Liberals to drop plans to go after private, family-run campgrounds as a source of revenue to pay for out-of-control spending. This is a direct assault on middle class Canadians. Jobs in rural Ontario are scarce. This is another attack on rural Canada. Referring to the little noticed headline in ...


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MP Gallant Challenges Liberals on Their Treatment of Soldiers

June 17, 2016

I challenged the Minister of Defence in Parliament over the liberal party’s disdain for Canada’s Armed Forces. Hansard June 6, 2016 In the Upper Ottawa Valley, every Friday is Red Friday. I ask all Canadians to remember the brave women and men of the CSOR regiment as they proudly represent our nation in the international ...


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Soldiers Put at Risk

June 9, 2016

The Trudeau Government is unnecessarily putting soldiers’ lives at risk for the sake of a few publicity photos. Military families were horrified to read details in the press that would not have been disclosed by our Conservative government, nor should they be. We understood that the bad guys can read just as well as Canadians. ...


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Federal Taxpayers on the Hook for Ontario Electricity Scandal

June 7, 2016

Ontario Residents will see their Federal taxes increase to pay for Ontario’s electricity rate scandal. Federal legislation (Bill C-15) includes the Ontario Electricity Support Program as a budget measure. It is important to point out to Canadian taxpayers that Part 1 of Bill C-15 implements certain income tax measures proposed in the March 22, 2016, ...


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MP Cheryl Gallant Re-Introduces Private Members Legislation to Protect Jobs

June 3, 2016

I am pleased to confirm the re-introduction of Bill C-278, 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. Thousands of Canadians rely on the working forest for their livelihoods. Canadians should be shocked to learn that for ...


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MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts Environmental Presentation

May 27, 2016

I was pleased to host Dr. Peter Ottensmeyer, (Professor Emeritus, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto), and Dr. John Hilborn, (PhD Nuclear Physics, McGill University, Reactor Physicist, AECL, 1954-1991) for a presentation on Parliament Hill about the benefits of re-cycling used fuel from Canadian nuclear electricity power reactors. Parliamentarians were surprised to learn that ...


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