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MP Cheryl Gallant at Pegasus Bridge

Remembering the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion

MP Cheryl Gallant at the Pegasus Bridge, named after the insignia of the British 6th Airborne Division, to honour the paratroopers who began the liberation of Europe by capturing the bridge in the early hours of D-Day, June 6th, 1944. Petawawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke and CFB Petawawa, today remembers the contributions […]

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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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All-Party Support for Private Members’ Bill

On March 6th I am pleased to report that all political parties in the House of Commons, by unanimous  vote, supported my Private Members legislation, Bill C-462, An Act restricting the fees charged by promoters of the disability tax credit. This legislation has now been referred to the Finance Committee for careful study. In practice, […]

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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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Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Innovative Approaches to Mental Healthcare

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was pleased recently to welcome Renfrew County resident Alison Vandergragt to appear before the Standing Committee on National Defence regarding equine therapy in the care of injured members of the Canadian Forces. “As a Member of the Standing Committee on National Defence, it was my pleasure recently to […]

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NATO Parliamentary Assembly Elects Cheryl Gallant as Vice President

Prague, Czech Republic -NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly on Monday elected Cheryl Gallant, MP as one of the Assembly’s five vice-presidents. MP Gallant, who is Chair of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association was in Prague as Head of Delegation to the 58th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. “I am pleased to thank my nominators: Mike […]

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Cheryl Gallant Leads Canadian NATO Delegation to Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republic – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, as Chair, of the Canadian North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Parliamentary Association, is leading the Canadian Delegation to the 58th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Prague, Czech Republic. In addition to her duties leading the Canadian Delegation, MP Cheryl Gallant has been invited to […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Confirms improvements at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa

MP Cheryl Gallant Confirms improvements at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa

PETAWAWA, ONTARIO– Cheryl Gallant MP, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was joined by the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa to announce a total investment of $49 million toward several infrastructure projects at the base. Of particular interest to the upper Ottawa valley was the announcement of over $4 million for a total […]

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Report from Parliament: Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity

Report from Parliament: Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity

Canada’s Economic Action Plan is committed to jobs, growth and long-term prosperity. While Canadians generally have been served by a well-meaning regulatory system, over the years job creators have been forced to navigate an ever increasing maze of rules, regulations and red tape that have been a silent job killer. Budget 2012 introduced a number […]

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