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Febraury 12th, 2016 - MP Cheryl Gallant Concerned New Defence Policy of Retreat Comes at a High Price

MP Cheryl Gallant Concerned New Defence Policy of Retreat Comes at a High Price

I am adding my voice to the concern the decision to cancel air support for our soldiers on the ground in Iraq jeopardizes their safety and will cost lives. The spouses and children of the Canadian Special Operations Regiment (CSOR) are my constituents. I am deeply concerned about the decision to remove air support while […]

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Cheryl Gallant Hosts Successful Soldiers/Veterans Information Therapy Session Focus on alternative therapies for PTSD

Petawawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to thank Royal Canadian Legion Branch 517, Petawawa for the venue, and all the participants from the local community who participated in the successful Veterans Information Therapy Session that recently took place in Petawawa. Hosted by MP Cheryl Gallant, the session featured presentations from Courageous Companions, The War […]

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Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Governor-General to Garrison Petawawa

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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Cheryl Gallant Calls Attention to Expanded CAF Family Information Services

Photo: Cheryl congratulates Executive Director Paula Malboeuf of Petawawa Family Resource Centre at their Oct 5th Open House. Also Pictured, Lt. Col. Daniel Blanc, Commander 2 Area Support Group (2ASG) Personnel Services, CFB Petawawa. Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, wants to get the word out that the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has […]

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Speech to the House on Supporting Veterans

Below are excerpts from the transcript of debates in the House of Commons, January 30th, 2014 In Debate Ms. Joyce Murray (Vancouver Quadra, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the minister for his words and the expression of the pride Canadians have in the service the men and women in uniform provide to us […]

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Cheryl Gallant welcomes the arrival of the CH-147F Chinook Helicopter

Cheryl with airmen from 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, joined the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence at the Ottawa Airport today to welcome the delivery of the first new CH-147F Chinook helicopter. This helicopter, together with the 14 other Chinooks on the way, will be based […]

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Cheryl Gallant pays Tribute to Airborne Training Victims

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, paid tribute to the seven paratroopers from CFB Petawawa who died in a training accident 45 years ago. In a statement in the House of Commons before Question Period, Mrs. Gallant continued the tradition of the families, friends and comrades of the fallen paratroopers by reading their […]

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Cheryl Gallant Confirms Canadian Forces Members in Afghanistan Keep Danger Pay

Ottawa, Ontario –  Today in Question Period, Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, asked the Government of Canada to clarify recent troubling news stories in the national media. It was reported that approximately 100 soldiers who had served in the ongoing Canadian Forces training mission in Afghanistan were asked by Defence Department officials to return up […]

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Cheryl Gallant, MP with Members of the Standing Committee on National Defence, standing in front of a RCAF CC-177 Globemaster III Transport Aircraft. The CC-177 is delivering Canada's contribution to the effort in West Africa

Mental Health Services a Top Priority at CFB Petawawa

Photo: (left) Cheryl Gallant, MP with Members of the Standing Committee on National Defence, standing in front of a RCAF CC-130J Hercules Transport.  Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to confirm that mental health services at CFB Petawawa are a top priority for the federal government. “With the additional […]

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