Cheryl Gallant Confirms New Building Canada Fund Open for Business


Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP is pleased to confirm the New Building Canada Fund announced in this year’s Federal budget is open for business. “Our Conservative Government is pleased to announce that, with the launch of the New Building Canada Fund, provinces, territories, municipalities and other proponents may now apply, including Renfrew County.” The […]

Cheryl Gallant Welcomes Governor-General to Garrison Petawawa


Petawawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke was pleased to welcome His Excellency Governor-General The Right Honourable David Johnston to the repatriation ceremony of the 450 Tactical Helicopter (Chinook) Squadron (THS) Consecrated Colours to their new home at Garrison Petawawa. “This is a proud day for all Canadians,” remarked MP Gallant. “Our soldiers deserve the […]

Report from Parliament


With winter temperatures being colder than usual these past several months, my office has received many angry phone calls from constituents about their electricity bills. Unfortunately, electricity rates are set by the provincial government in Toronto. Our two independent power utility companies here in the Ottawa Valley, Ottawa River Power Corporation, (ORPC) which serves Pembroke, […]

Cheryl Gallant Says Thank-you to the Law-Abiding Firearms Community for their Support of Motion 452


Photo: Cheryl Gallant MP enjoying “open house” at the Pembroke Sportsman Club Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is pleased to say thank-you to members of the law-abiding firearms community for their support of  Motion 452. Motion 452 would remove the responsibility from the RCMP for classifying categories of Firearms by establishing a Firearms […]

Cheryl Gallant Celebrates Local Female Entrepreneurs for International Women’s Day


Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, called attention to the economic contributions made by female entrepreneurs as part of the celebrations of International Women’s Day. “Small and medium-sized businesses are the main source of jobs and economic growth in our communities,” said MP Gallant. “On International Women’s Day 2014, we celebrate the economic […]

Cheryl Gallant Hosts “Courageous Companions” 100th PTSD Service Dog Placement on Parliament Hill


Photo: Cheryl Gallant, MP with Terrence Green hosting the presentation. Wounded Warriors Canada makes a special Donation to the Program Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, home to CFB Petawawa, was pleased to host Courageous Companions Canada on Parliament Hill. This special presentation marked the placement of their 100 PTSD Service dog, “Elijah”. The […]

Cheryl Gallant Highlights Budget’s Support for AECL, Military


Photo: MP Gallant (Centre Left) with Dr. Robert Walker (Centre Right), Sgt. Major Rodney Purchase (Left) and Major Chloe Summerland (Right) Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, rose in the House of Commons to highlight the Federal Conservative Government’s support of the two key pillars of Innovation Valley North – AECL and CFB […]

Cheryl Gallant Hails More Choice and Coverage in Wireless


Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, hails the recently released results of the 700 Megahertz (MHz) wireless spectrum auction. The auction results, announced this week, featured 97 licences being awarded to 8 Canadian companies nationwide. “The results of the wireless auction is excellent news for all of Renfrew—Nipissing–Pembroke,” said MP Gallant. “With a […]

MP Gallant Welcomes Investigation into Former General’s Moving Expense Claim


Petawawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke is welcoming the investigation into former General Andrew Leslie’s $72,000 moving claim. Ex-General Leslie is being criticized in the media for the extravagant cost of a move paid for by taxpayers’ dollars to move him five minutes away from his previous home and the subsequent hiring of his […]

Local economy will benefit from $53 Billion New Building Canada Plan


Photo: Cheryl Gallant, MP with Pembroke City council members and staff at a Building Canada construction site Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke – Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament, on behalf of the Government of Canada, today highlighted important details of the $53B New Building Canada Plan announced in the recent Federal budget. These details, which relate to key elements […]