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Canada 150th Anniversary Award Nominations Now Open

I am pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the Canada 150th Anniversary Award. I am asking the public to nominate community workers, who have made a significant contribution to their fellow citizens, to their community, or to Canada, but who otherwise are given no official recognition. This award will continue the proud tradition of […]

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Congratulations to Arnprior’s Willis College on the launch of their Veteran Friendly Transition Program

I was pleased to join Rima Aristocrat, CEO of Willis College, for the official launch of Willis College’s Veteran Friendly Transition Program (VFTP), an education program designed to help Veterans succeed in their careers following their discharge from the Canadian Armed Forces. This program is the culmination of years of hard work by Rima and […]

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Congratulations to Melissa Bishop on being Named to the CAAWS Most Influential List 2016, Women in Sport

International Women’s Day – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to congratulate local Olympian Melissa Bishop on being named by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) to the 2016 Most Influential Women List. This award celebrates remarkable Canadian women and their impact upon sport and physical activity in […]

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Cheryl Gallant Congratulates Martina Witt, Daughter of the Vote

I am pleased to recognize local student, Martina Witt, for being chosen for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, from one of over 1500 applicants, to represent each of Canada’s 338 ridings as a “daughter of the vote. The goal of Daughters of the Vote is to advance gender parity at all levels of government by providing young women interested […]

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MP Gallant Presents Paralympian’s Jolan Wong and Chantal Beauchesne with MP Commendation

For their dedication, leadership, and perseverance, it is my pleasure to present Jolan Wong and Chantal Beauchesne with a 2016 MP Commendation award. Jolan and Chantal’s awards were given in recognition of their leadership and inspiration to all Canadians as members of our National Sitting Volleyball Team. Jolan and Chantal were both members of the […]

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Cheryl Gallant Celebrates Veterans Affairs Commendation for Renfrew’s Dean Black

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to attend the Minister of Veterans Affairs Ceremony in Ottawa, where Renfrew resident Dean Black was awarded a Commendation from the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs. “I am very proud join Minister O’Toole, the recipients, their family members and loved ones in celebrating […]

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February 20 - MP Gallant Presents Shirley Olmstead with WWII Veteran Tribute Pin

Cheryl Gallant Presents Shirley Olmstead with WWII Veteran Tribute Pin

Deep River, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to present Shirley Olmstead of Barry’s Bay with a World War II Veteran tribute pin and certificate. Mr. Olmstead served in the Italian theatre until 1944, when he was taken as a Prisoner of War. “In commemoration of his service to our country during […]

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Cheryl Gallant Presents Jack Wilson with MP Commendation

Laurentian Valley, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was honoured to present Pembroke’s Jack Wilson with an MP Commendation for his commitment to public service. “For his over fifty years of service to the people of Laurentian Valley Township, I pleased to present Jack with an MP Commendation,” said MP Gallant. “As my mayor […]

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