Fire Him Now


On CBC’s Power & Politics, Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis criticized the payments offered to veterans under the New Veterans Charter, saying: Giving somebody a lump sum…that’s like hanging a case of beer in front of a drunk… They get the lump sum, they go and spend it, either trying to buy a house or buying […]

Keeping Canada on the Right Track


On Tuesday, Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, released the annual Update of Economic and Fiscal Projections. This report confirms that our Conservative Government remains on track to balance the budget in 2015, with an expected surplus of $3.7 billion in 2015–16. Responsible spending and balanced budgets are vital to Canada’s continued economic growth and stability. […]

Lest We Forget


The Ottawa Valley pauses each year to remember the sacrifice paid by so many of her sons and daughters in fields where poppies grow. Download Cheryl’s Special Remembrance Day Edition Communicators Remembering World War One Remembering Afghanistan Watch Cheryl’s Remembrance Day Message The Ottawa Valley Remembers The Petawawa Legion has been awarded up to $50,000 […]

Supporting Medically Released Veterans


Pembroke, Ontario – As the Member of Parliament for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, that includes CFB Petawawa, I am pleased to confirm the announcement of new legislation intended to provide medically released Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) who were injured in service to Canada the top level of priority consideration for job openings in the public […]

Cheryl Gallant Announces Funding to Protect Women and Girls


Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, was pleased today to announce a call for funding for community projects that take action to prevent cyber and sexual violence against women and girls. “Violence against women and girls has devastating and far-reaching effects on the community,” said MP Gallant. “The projects supported by […]

Cheryl Gallant Encourages Local “CREATE” Committee in New Task


Chalk River, Ontario – MP Cheryl Gallant, (Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke) recently met with members of “CREATE” (Chalk River Employees Ad hoc TaskforcE for a National Laboratory) to encourage participation in Canada’s Plan for the long-term management of used nuclear fuel. “This is an excellent opportunity to use Canadian expertise to solve a national and international concern,” stated […]

Thank you!


Thank you to the more than 3,000 people who joined us for our 2013 Conservative Convention. This was truly an amazing weekend for our party. We are strong, united, and we are ready to support our Prime Minister as he leads us into the 2015 election. I am pleased to announce the results of the […]

You should watch this


Last Friday, our Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave an outstanding speech at our 2013 Calgary Convention – and I wanted to make sure you had a chance to watch. Watch the Prime Minister’s speech here: Sincerely, Michelle Rempel Convention Co-Chair MP, Calgary Centre-North Article source