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Faster, More Reliable Internet Coming to Renfrew County

December 18, 2015

I am pleased to confirm a Federal Government contribution of $172,471 from the rural component of the Connecting Canadians Program to deliver fixed wireless access to deliver affordable broadband internet service to Renfrew County. Residents in the Municipalities of Bonnechere Valley, Admaston/Bromley, North Algona Wilberforce and Greater Madawaska are targeted to benefit from this program. […]

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December 2015 Report from Parliament

December 11, 2015

For Canadians who do not believe in co-incidences, it was no co-incidence the announcement by Trudeau in his Throne Speech that our men and women in the service of our Canadian (soon to be dis-armed) Forces would be facing cutbacks to be a ‘leaner’ force was followed by the appointment of Omar Alghabra as Parliamentary […]

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Throne Speech Bleak News for Christmas

December 9, 2015

“Valley residents can expect hard times as the Trudeau throne speech confirms his election promise to raise payroll taxes,” stated Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke. “Payroll taxes are job killers. Small business in my Riding cannot afford the additional taxes that are being announced by the Trudeau government. This will stop the job growth of […]

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MP Gallant Looking for Help for Families and Seniors

December 1, 2015

I am looking for an early Christmas, not a lump of coal when Parliament opens,” said local Federal MP Cheryl Gallant. The MP was responded to the opening of the new Parliament and what Canadians might expect from the Speech From The Throne. “My constituents tell me their concerns are healthcare, employment and the fear […]

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Report From Parliament

November 13, 2015

Now the October 19th 2015 Federal Election is over, it did not take long for the American political operatives who played a prominent role as advisors to the Trudeau campaign to come looking for payback. The decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline will come at a great cost to the Canadian consumer and Canadian […]

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New Accessibility Funding in Pembroke

November 5, 2015

As the Member of Parliament for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, I was pleased to visit Reverend Terry Burns at the Pembroke Pentecostal Tabernacle to announce $45,688 in funding through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The funding will go towards installing an elevator at the church. I would like to thank Reverend Terry Burns for his efforts in putting […]

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Standing up for Ontario Hydro Customers

July 30, 2015

Cheryl Gallant announces support for research into energy and hydro billing practices Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, today announced that the Government of Canada will fund two research projects that will study the issue of consumer billing practices in Canada’s energy and hydro sectors. The first project will seek to […]

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Report from Parliament

July 27, 2015

The latest report by the non-partisan Parliamentary Budget Office(PBO) has confirmed what Canadians already know. When it comes to managing an advanced economy in a first world country like Canada, experience counts! Budgets do not just “balance themselves.” There is no time for on the job training, especially if your teacher/senior advisor is responsible for […]

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Millions of dollars in unclaimed benefits

July 17, 2015

Pembroke, Ontario – An estimated 130 families with children in Pembroke are eligible to receive money under the Harper Government’s boosted Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB), but are at risk of not receiving the benefit unless they apply. The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for […]

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Cheryl Gallant Celebrates Veterans Affairs Commendation for Renfrew’s Dean Black

July 13, 2015

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased to attend the Minister of Veterans Affairs Ceremony in Ottawa, where Renfrew resident Dean Black was awarded a Commendation from the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs. “I am very proud join Minister O’Toole, the recipients, their family members and loved ones in celebrating […]

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