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Cheryl Gallant joins Colin Saunders, veteran and “Left In the Cold” protest organizer

MP Cheryl Gallant Joins Veterans ‘Left In The Cold’ Protest

Today I joined Canadian Veterans on Parliament Hill who have been ‘left in the cold’ by the Trudeau government. The Liberals have repeatedly shown they cannot be trusted to address the issues affecting veterans. They have not honoured the promises they made to veterans during the 2015 election campaign. Trudeau promised Canadians if they voted for […]

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Stolen Valour: Defence Minister Must Resign

I joined my Conservative colleagues in demanding the Prime Minister fire his Defence Minister for lying about his service record, and for defending the largest cuts to the defence budget since the end of WWII. Repeated to me over the weekend in Petawawa is that honourable soldiers have a term for comrades, who embellish their service records. […]

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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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Wrong for Federal Government to Use Gender in Assessing Veteran’s Benefit

The decision by the liberal government to not compensate a Veteran for an injury sustained while on duty on the basis of gender is just plain wrong. What was particularly distressing to the Veteran was the nonsensical answer from the Liberals that hiring more bureaucrats would somehow make up for this poor decision. This has […]

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Cheryl Gallant Questions Treatment of Afghanistan Veteran

Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is questioning the treatment of an Afghanistan Veteran, after the soldier was told by the Liberal Government the problems he is having is because he is getting old and his body is just wearing out. “Warrant Officer Roger Perreault is a Canadian hero. After all that he has suffered, I was […]

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