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MP Cheryl Gallant Joins Softwood Lumber Taskforce

Known for expressing concern for the thousands of Riding jobs at stake in forestry, I have been asked to join the Conservative Opposition Softwood Lumber Taskforce to hold the Trudeau Liberals to account for solving the softwood lumber trade dispute with the United States. The failure to strike a new softwood lumber agreement with the […]

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Cheryl Gallant Attended the 60th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency, This Is What She Learned

Vienna, Austria – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, recently was part of the Canadian Delegation at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Congress. This year marks the 60th general conference held by the international agency under the theme “Atoms for Peace and Development.” The Agency has made a unique contribution to international peace and security through […]

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NEWS RELEASE MP Cheryl Gallant Introduces Private Member's Bill to Protect Jobs 2016

MP Cheryl Gallant Re-Introduces Private Members Legislation to Protect Jobs

I am pleased to confirm the re-introduction of Bill C-278, An Act to Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations), to be read as the Foreign Lobbying Transparency Act. I introduced this legislation to protect local jobs. Thousands of Canadians rely on the working forest for their livelihoods. Canadians should be shocked to learn that for […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts Environmental Presentation

MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts Environmental Presentation

I was pleased to host Dr. Peter Ottensmeyer, (Professor Emeritus, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto), and Dr. John Hilborn, (PhD Nuclear Physics, McGill University, Reactor Physicist, AECL, 1954-1991) for a presentation on Parliament Hill about the benefits of re-cycling used fuel from Canadian nuclear electricity power reactors. Parliamentarians were surprised to learn that […]

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NEWS RELEASE MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts International Trade Discussion in Arnprior April 15 2016

MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts International Trade Meeting in Arnprior

I was pleased to be joined by the Hon. Ed Fast, MP in Arnprior to a special briefing for local businesses on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). As Minister of International Trade in the Conservative Government, Mr. Fast negotiated the blockbuster trade deal. Thank-you to David Watson, President and CEO of Plaintree Systems in Arnprior for […]

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February 9th, 2016 - MP Cheryl Gallant Calls For Public Hearings on Hydro One Purchase

MP Cheryl Gallant Calls For Public Hearings on Hydro One Purchase

I have called on the Federal Industry Minister to conduct public hearings as part of the Federal Competition Act review of the purchase by (Ontario) Hydro One Limited of Great Lakes Power Transmission. Hydro One Ltd.’s recent announcement of its offer to purchase Great Lakes Power Transmission has my constituents worried this will be another […]

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January 26th, 2016 - MP Gallant Hosts Mayors for Federal Budget Consultation

MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts Mayors for Federal Budget Consultation

I would like to thank the Mayors and representatives of Municipalities for their input on what they would like to see in the next Federal Budget. I am pleased to thank Whitewater Region as the host municipality and host Mayor Hal Johnson, for the recent pre-Federal Budget consultation that took place in Cobden. In many […]

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January 14th, 2016 - MP Cheryl Gallant Joins CNL President Mark Lesinski for Update

MP Cheryl Gallant Joins Canadian Nuclear Laboratories President Mark Lesinski for Update

I was pleased to join Canadian Nuclear Laboratories President Mark Lesinski to receive an update on the AECL transition to a Government-owned, contractor operated (GoCo) facility. It was the previous Conservative government that concluded the GoCo process, bringing certainty to local workers and their families. Ontario needs more nuclear to lower electricity prices. As a […]

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Cheryl Gallant Brings EODP Funding to Heliconia Press

Beachburg, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to visit Heliconia Press in Beachburg to announce a contribution of $100,000 over five years from the Federal Government’s Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP). The funding will support increasing market competitiveness and overall business strength. “I am pleased that the Federal Government wisely decided to […]

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Cheryl Gallant Leads Nuclear Caucus Tour

Southern Ontario, Canada… Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, Chair of the Conservative Nuclear Caucus, led a delegation from the nuclear caucus, in co-operation with the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries, in a tour of OCI member industries. “The tour was an excellent success. Canadians have much to be proud of. The future is nuclear,” remarked Cheryl […]

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