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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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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Report from Parliament May 2016

May 19, 2016

Earlier this year in Parliament, I asked the Federal Government to launch an inquiry into Ontario electricity rates. I asked this question in the context of the acquisition by the recently privatized Ontario Hydro monopoly, now called Hydro One, of a competitor, and whether the public interest was being served by having the federal competition ...

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MP Cheryl Gallant Questions Defence Minister on Medical Release

May 18, 2016

During a special sitting of Parliament to examine the budget of the Department of National Defence, I questioned the Defence Minister regarding “universality of service” and the challenge medically released soldiers have when they exit the military. In recent discussions with soldiers, two concerns have been relayed to me. One is the ‘universality of service’ ...

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MP Gallant Hears From Local Farmers

May 13, 2016

Together with Conservative Agriculture Critic Chris Warkentin, M.P. for Grande Prairie—Mackenzie, I was pleased to host Craig McLaughlin, President of the Renfrew County Cattleman Association; Jennifer Doelman, from the Crop Sector; Barry Gould, Poultry Operator; and Don Russell, a Dairy Farmer, on Parliament Hill to discuss what the future holds for Renfrew County farmers. It ...

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Former 427 Squadron Commander Major-General Christopher Coates Greets MP Cheryl Gallant at NORAD Headquarters

May 9, 2016

As Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on National Defence, I visited the North American Aerospace Command (NORAD) Headquarters. The visit was a part of the committee’s study of the Canadian NORAD Region and aerial readiness. It was my pleasure to be greeted by MGen Christopher Coates, in his current posting at NORAD. I remember his ...

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Defence Cuts Risk Lives

April 22, 2016

The decision to cut equipment purchases approved by our previous Conservative Government risks lives. That is my thought when in regards to the decision by the Trudeau Government to withhold funds for equipment like search and rescue helicopters and personal armour protection systems. As the MP whose constituency includes Garrison Petawawa, I pointed out to ...

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MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts International Trade Meeting in Arnprior

April 18, 2016

I was pleased to be joined by the Hon. Ed Fast, MP in Arnprior to a special briefing for local businesses on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). As Minister of International Trade in the Conservative Government, Mr. Fast negotiated the blockbuster trade deal. Thank-you to David Watson, President and CEO of Plaintree Systems in Arnprior for ...

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The Selfie Budget

March 23, 2016

An out of control deficit is short-term pain followed by long-term pain. This is what you get when you have a self-absorbed Prime Minister who only cares about taking selfies with the beautiful people. All the budget mistakes made in Toronto are being repeated in Ottawa. There is no plan to create long-term, permanent, well-paying ...

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Report from Parliament March 2016

March 8, 2016

As we observe the Season of Lent, culminating in Easter Sunday, I was moved to recognize, in a statement to the House of Commons, the genocide directed against Christians in the Middle East. The United Nations (UN) defines genocide as wilful acts intended to destroy a national, ethnic, racial or religious group. This describes the ...

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MP Cheryl Gallant Highlights Canada’s Female Leadership on International Women’s Day

March 7, 2016

In celebration of International Women’s Day (#IWD2016), I would like to highlight the leading women on the North Atlantic Council (NAC) and on the NATO Parliamentary Association, with both the Canadian representatives to the NAC and the head of the delegation filling important roles as decision makers, based on merit. Men, women, and children, and ...

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