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MP Cheryl Gallant Elected As Vice-Chair to the Standing Committee on National Defence

February 22, 2016

I’m proud to say that last week, I was elected as the Vice-Chair to the Standing Committee on National Defence. I have sat on the Standing Committee on National Defence since I was first elected to Parliament in 2000. During my time as a member on this important committee, I have played a key role […]


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MP Cheryl Gallant Speaks in Parliament Against Government Motion During Parliamentary Debate

February 19, 2016

One of the biggest mistakes this new Government has made in their short time in office has been leaving our troops without the adequate air support the CF-18 Fighter Jets were providing for them. The decision to triple the number of Canadian soldiers on the ground in the fight against ISIL to compensate for our […]


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MP Cheryl Gallant Highlights Risk to Special Forces Troops as a Result of Withdrawing Our CF-18s

February 19, 2016

This morning, I rose in the House of Commons to ask the Minister of Defence a very important question during Question Period. The Liberal government is still not being completely transparent with Canadians with regards to Canada’s contribution to the anti-ISIS mission. The withdrawal of our CF-18 fighter jets, combined with the addition of four […]


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MP Cheryl Gallant Raises Question Over Removing CF-18s from the Fight Against ISIS

February 18, 2016

Today, I was proud to rise in the House of Commons and question the Minister of Defence about the decision to remove the CF-18 Fighter Jets from Canada’s fight against ISIL. This critical decision could mean the difference between life and death for our troops in Iraq, including many of the family and friends of […]


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

February 12, 2016

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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MP Cheryl Gallant Calls For Public Hearings on Hydro One Purchase

February 9, 2016

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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MP Cheryl Gallant Hosts Mayors for Federal Budget Consultation

January 26, 2016

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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MP Cheryl Gallant Confirms Pembroke/Pembroke First Communities in Canada Asked to Participate in new Canadian Health Measures Survey

January 19, 2016

As MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, I am asking local residents to “not hang up”, if they receive a call from Statistics Canada asking for participation in a Canadian Health Measures Survey. In response to constituents who have called my office asking if the call they have received asking for their participation in this survey is legitimate, yes […]


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Congratulations Warden Peter Emon!

January 15, 2016

I would like to enthusiastically congratulate Renfrew County Warden Peter Emon on his election as chair of the Eastern Ontario Warden’s Caucus (EOWC). Together with Renfrew County mayors, reeves, and councillors I look forward to working with Warden Emon in his additional capacity.


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

January 14, 2016

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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