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Cheryl Awards Diamond Jubilee Medal

October 12, 2012

On behalf of her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke awarded Joanne Brooks the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, created to mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s accession to the Throne. JoAnne Brooks’ many contributions to Women’s Rights in Renfrew Nipissing Pembroke are renowned. She has dedicated decades […]

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MP Gallant Announces Funding for Elder Abuse Prevention

August 22, 2012

Pembroke, Ontario –  Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to award the Women’s Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County with a $22,822 grant through the Federal Government’s New Horizons for Seniors program. This funding will go towards the Assault Centre’s production of “Stories From Around the Patchwork Quilt”, a series of skits explaining the […]

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Local Conservatives Donate to Food Bank

July 25, 2012

St. Joseph’s Food Bank Pembroke, Ontario… Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, on behalf of the Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke Federal Electoral Riding District Association, was pleased recently to present cash and donations made by party members at a recent association event to the foodbank. St Joseph’s Food Bank operates out of Holy Name Annex 295 First Avenue North and […]

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Cheryl Promotes Early Cancer Detection

June 27, 2012

Killaloe, Ontario– Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke helped raise awareness about breast cancer screening by joining the “Pink Tour” when it rolled into Killaloe recently. “I was pleased to accept the invitation from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to participate in the Pink Tour. Figures from the most recent year show that only 67% of eligible […]

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Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability Component

June 18, 2012

The deadline for applications is August 17, 2012.   The Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability Component (SDPP-D) supports projects intended to improve the participation and integration of people with disabilities in all aspects of Canadian society. More specifically, the Program supports not-for-profit organizations across Canada in tackling barriers faced by people with disabilities with respect […]

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MP Cheryl Gallant Sees Results of Accessibility Funding in Burnstown

June 8, 2012

Adele McLeod, Cheryl Gallant, MP, Mayor Mary Campbell, Irene Mayhew, Reverend Don Anderson, Margaret Jean Carberry attend the ribbon cutting for lift @ Burnstown United Church funded through Federal Enabling Accessibility Program   Burnstown, Ontario- Cheryl Gallant, MP, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was pleased to see the completed project at the Burnstown United Church, made possible by the […]

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New Horizons for Seniors – The application deadline is June 29, 2012

May 15, 2012

The application deadline is June 29, 2012 Through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP), the Government of Canada is taking action that enables seniors to share their knowledge, skills and experience to the benefit of others. If you are an organization with an idea for a project that encourages seniors to lead or participate in activities […]

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Report From Parliament: Strengthening Access to Broadband in Rural Areas

May 10, 2012

As part of the stimulus phase of Canada’s Economic Action Plan, Budget 2012, $225 million was provided to Industry Canada over three years to develop and implement a strategy to extend broadband coverage to as many underserved households as possible. The biggest component of this strategy is the Broadband Canada: Connecting Rural Canadians program, which […]

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

May 4, 2012

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 Sees Results of Accessibility Funding in Horton Township

February 27, 2012

Horton, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, was pleased to see the completed project at Horton Township, which was made possible by the $28,927 they received through the Enabling Accessibility Fund Program. The funds were used to install a vertical lift platform. “As always the Horton Recreation Committee and the teams of volunteers put on […]

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