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Conservative MP for Calgary East (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 67.40% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Diwali Mr. Speaker, yesterday people across the world celebrated the festival of lights popularly known as Diwali. Diwali symbolizes the victory of light over darkness. As the ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, under the provisions of Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter To our security forces including HOC guards Thank you for making us safe at the risk to your own life..you made all canada proud..

Posted on Twitter Have gone to many hotspots around the world but it was in canada that I faced the threat to my life,I can still hear echos of gunshots.

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter I was delighted to host the 14th national Diwali today at Hindu Sabha Temple with @pmharper http://t.co/OQao44zPuW

Posted on Twitter Appalled by a deliberate attack that has resulted in the deaths of three peacekeepers from Ethiopia http://t.co/uPIBMDSXSq

Posted on Twitter I have visited Jammu & Kashmir where I announced funding to assist communities affected by recent floods http://t.co/9UkqtVcsow

Posted on Twitter Prime Minister Modi and I following meeting where building a stronger Canada-India relationship was discussed http://t.co/k9h9x8w4Wg

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by South Asian Observer Deepak Obhrai to Lead Canadas Delegation to India Long-time Indo Canadian MP and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Deepak Obhrai has been assigned duty of leading the Canadian delegation that is going on Indian trade mission. The delegation is leaving for India on October 10.

Mentioned by South Asian Observer Deepak Obhrai to Lead Canada's Delegation to India Long-time Indo Canadian MP and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Deepak Obhrai has been assigned duty of leading the Canadian delegation that is going on Indian trade mission. The delegation is leaving for India on October 10.

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, before I start, I would like to say that I will be sharing my time with the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, this is indeed a very important debate we are having. I just read a news item from the BBC on the situation today in ...

Spoke in the House on Hong Kong Mr. Speaker, the world has been following the democracy protests in Hong Kong closely and Canadians have shown concern. Canada continues to stand with the democratic ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canada has been at the forefront of the global response to the Russian aggression in Ukraine and has been one of Ukraine's strongest supporters. ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Calgary Sun Calgary MP Deepak Obhria denies he was taking a nap in the House of Commons Deepak Obhrai insists he was listening "intently" during a recent session on Parliament Hill and not sleeping as video recordings suggest. The Calgary MP can be seen resting comfortably, head against hand, eyes closed, while his colleague responds to a ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Floods in Kashmir Mr. Speaker, it has been nearly three weeks since Kashmir was struck by devastating floods. Reports indicate that at least 480 people have died in this ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Conservative Deepak Obhrai expands assault on Tory MP's Reform Act to ... ... is written by Global News' without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd like to learn more... OTTAWA – Tory MP Deepak Obhrai has expanded his email critique of fellow Conservative Michael Chong's Reform Act to the inboxes of opposition MPs.

Mentioned by StarPhoenix MP launches attack on fellow Tory's reform bill A Conservative MP has written to all Tory parliamentarians urging them to reject a private member's bill from a fellow Conservative that would give individual MPs more power to shape party policy. Deepak Obhrai, who also serves as parliamentary secretary ...

Mentioned by StarPhoenix MP launches attack on fellow Tory's reform bill A Conservative MP has written to all Tory parliamentarians urging them to reject a private member's bill from a fellow Conservative that would give individual MPs more power to shape party policy. Deepak Obhrai, who also serves as parliamentary secretary ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-6, An Act to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions Sorry, I'm not used to the committee business now. Mr. Chairman, we listen to the experts very clearly to understand the concerns and the issues that ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2012-2013: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 15b, 30b, L35b, L40b, ... Very good. You're doing a good job. I liked the answer. You said “adjustment” instead of “cuts”. So take note of that, it's called adjustment not ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2011-12: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 15b, 17b, 30b and ... Chairman, it's nice to be back on the committee for a short while. Minister, congratulations on your appointment as the Minister of Foreign Affairs. This is ...