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Cheryl Gallant Announces Major Investment in the Environment and Local Jobs

January 9, 2015

Laurentian Hills, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke today announced the completion of a major upgrade in nuclear science and technology capacity at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), a subsidiary of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited. This investment of $55 million to renovate CNL’s Hydrogen Laboratory enables the state-of-the-art facilities to house unique equipment for conducting research and […]


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Cheryl Gallant Announces 160 Forestry Jobs

November 4, 2014

Photo: Juan Andres Camus, Pembroke MDF Owner and Board Member; Juan Obach, Board Chairman and Owner; Cheryl Gallant, MP; Hon Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario; Felix Bacigalupo, Board Member and Owner; Jose Kofman, President Clarion Industries Laurentian Valley, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke is pleased to confirm […]


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Cheryl Gallant Introduces AECL Pension Motion

October 6, 2014

Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to confirm her introduction of a Parliamentary Motion regarding pension rights for existing Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (AECL) Employees. “AECL employees can be re-assured that I have been actively involved with all issues regarding the operation and management of AECL since I was first elected. The current re-structuring […]


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Cheryl Gallant Celebrates National Forest Week

September 23, 2014

September 21 to 27… National Forest Week is an opportunity for Canadians to recognize the fundamental role of forests and trees in our lives. Today, Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke encouraged residents of the Upper Ottawa Valley to celebrate National Forest Week. “The forest industry in the Ottawa Valley helped build Canada,” stated Cheryl Gallant, MP. […]


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Cheryl Gallant Calls Out Opposition During Iraq Debate

September 19, 2014

Gallant also uses the debate to highlight the persecution of Christians Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke called out members of the Opposition over their lack of support for Canada’s military and the rule of law. Parliament held a special emergency debate about the developing situation in IRAQ and the Islamic State of Iraq and the […]


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Cheryl Gallant Investigates Hydro One Smart Meters

August 29, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP recently met with Industry Canada officials regarding the controversial Ontario Hydro One “smart meter” program. The meeting was a result of an investigation that was requested by the Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MP due to the thousands of complaints she has received about Hydro One. While the regulation of electricity is a […]


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Cheryl Gallant Sees Progress of Canada Summer Jobs Funding in Barry’s Bay

August 22, 2014

Barry’s Bay, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to visit the Madawaska Valley Public Library in Barry’s Bay, to see how Lillith Robinson was progressing in her work at the library. Ms. Robinson was hired with support from the Federal Government’s Canada Summer Jobs program, and is working under the supervision of […]


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Cheryl Gallant Announces Rural and Remote Broadband Funding

July 23, 2014

Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to announce the launch of the $305 Million rural broadband internet expansion program, “Connecting Canadians”. Connecting Canadians’ goal is to bring high-speed Internet access to an additional 280,000 Canadian households in rural and remote communities. The program is part of the larger “Digital Canada 150” […]


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Cheryl Gallant Introduces Private Members Legislation to Protect Local Jobs

July 3, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke is pleased to confirm the introduction of Bill C-618, 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,” stated MP Cheryl Gallant. “We saw the dangers of large sums of money being used […]


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Report From Parliament

July 2, 2014

One of the great successes of the Federal Conservative Government has been our championing of Canadian goods, products and services to the rest of the world. We have accomplished this by promoting Canada as a free-trading nation and the signing of a record number of international trade agreements. The irony of this accomplishment is that […]


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