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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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MP Cheryl Gallant Leads Canadian NATO Delegation

MP Cheryl Gallant Leads Canadian NATO Delegation

Tallinn, Estonia – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, Chair, of the Canadian North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Parliamentary Association, was pleased recently to lead the Canadian Delegation to the NATO Plenary session in Tallinn, Estonia. “As a forum that brings together European and North American legislators who share membership in a common alliance, the NATO Parliamentary […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Consolidation of Mental Health Services to CFB Petawawa

MP Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Consolidation of Mental Health Services to CFB Petawawa

Ottawa, Ontario –  Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, welcomes the decision by Defence Minister the Hon. Peter MacKay to consolidate mental health services to CFB Petawawa. “I am very pleased that the Minister of Defence responded favourably to my request to provide the necessary healthcare services at CFB Petawawa instead of placing soldiers and their families […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Joins CFB Petawawa Training Exercise in Norway

MP Cheryl Gallant Joins CFB Petawawa Training Exercise in Norway

Erikfjellet (Erik Mountain) Norway,  Exercise COLD RESPONSE—Cheryl Gallant, MP joined members of the 1st Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment from CFB Petawawa, for EXERCISE COLD RESPONSE, a Norway Invitational training exercise. “The main benefit for our Canadian soldiers who are participating in this exercise is to practise winter exercises which have been on hold since the […]

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MP Gallant Elected Chair of the Canada-NATO Association

  I would like to thank my Parliamentary colleagues for electing me to the position of Chair, of the Canada-North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Parliamentary Association. Their vote of confidence in my ability to represent Canadian interests in an important forum like NATO is truly humbling. The NATO Parliamentary Assembly was established in 1955 to […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Joins CFB Petawawa Soldiers on Training Exercise

MP Cheryl Gallant Joins CFB Petawawa Soldiers on Training Exercise

Wainwright, Alberta…. Along with my MP colleagues from the Standing Committee on National Defence, I joined about 3,000 soldiers from 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (2 CMBG) from CFB Petawawa, as an observer and an active participant in Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE in Wainwright, Alberta. Members of Parliament who do not have a significant military presence […]

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MP Gallant Urges Opposition to Support Canada’s International Efforts for World Peace

Ottawa, Ontario… Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was pleased to confirm with the Minister of National Defence, the need for Canada to remain engaged internationally to bring about peaceful regime change in Libya. CFB Petawawa is in the Riding of Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke. Hansard September 26, 2011. Mrs. Cheryl Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, Conservative): Mr. Speaker, Canada has played an […]

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MP Gallant Joins 8 Wing CFB Trenton for Practical Demonstration Visit part of the Canadian Forces Parliamentary Program

MP Gallant Joins 8 Wing CFB Trenton for Practical Demonstration Visit part of the Canadian Forces Parliamentary Program

Trenton, Ontario…Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, expressed her appreciation to the women and men of the RCAF at the conclusion of the special program for Parliamentarians that she attended recently at CFB Trenton. “I was particularly impressed by the search and rescue command centre and its ability to co-ordinate search and rescue not only for all […]

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Government of Canada Announces New Operational Trauma and Stress Support Centre

Government of Canada Announces New Operational Trauma and Stress Support Centre

Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, announced today the opening of an Operational Trauma and Stress Support Centre (OTSSC) at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Petawawa. The announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence. “The opening of this OTSSC helps demonstrate this Government’s continued commitment to providing a […]

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