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Conservative MP for Calgary East (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter On my way to washington DC to receive pride of india award and to meet american NGOs to discuss human rights situation in asia and africa

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, six years ago TransCanada put its application for the Keystone XL pipeline forward to the United States. This pipeline would create tens of thousands ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canada has one of the strongest sanction regimes in the world, which has been coordinated with our allies to target key individuals and entities ...

Voted Yes on Vote #226 That the House proceed to First reading of Senate Public Bills.

Posted on Twitter Today's statement in the House of Commons supporting the #KeystoneXL pipeline http://t.co/4sTfxWNvDs

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #225 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reinstate the federal minimum wage and increase it ...

Spoke in the House on Reform Act, 2014 Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour for me to rise and speak to the reform act, 2014, brought my colleague from Wellington—Halton Hills. My dear ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Situation in Iraq Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise today and join my colleague, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, to talk about the situation in the ...

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, ...

Spoke in the House on Ebola Outbreak Mr. Speaker, before I start, I would like to indicate that I will be sharing my time with my colleague, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @HonJohnBaird on board the baird train to further enhance our growing relations with india..go team baird go

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter At a r'table in Nigeria with civil society I askd if there was a danger of it falling apart. I was told NO because of corruption all benefit

Posted on Twitter The intervention I did at the security conf in nigeria called for security forces to stop extra judicial killings and respect human rights

Three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Didn't vote on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canada is very concerned about the rise in terrorism in Iraq. We stand in solidarity with the Iraqi government and the people as terrorists ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, VIA Rail, is an independent federal crown corporation. It is responsible for the safety of its operation and its passengers. This includes ensuring, to ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Lankaweb Deepak Obhrai: His defence in laying a wreath at Elephant Pass That news item also carried your photograph with a label 'MP Deepak Obhrai lays flowers for war dead just south of Elephant Pass.' I doubt that a man or a woman happened to be passing by when you were laying the wreath, to focus the lens on you and click ...

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 ...

Mentioned by CTV News Tory MP visits Sri Lanka, says Tamils remain fearful That's the conclusion of Deepak Obhrai, a parliamentary secretary to the foreign affairs minister, who travelled this week to Sri Lanka's Tamil region. Obhrai was sent after Prime Minister Stephen Harper decided to boycott the Commonwealth leaders' summit ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) MP Deepak Obhrai says Sri Lankan Tamils remain fearful The Harper government says Sri Lanka's Tamil minority continues to be fearful of the country's leadership, as a controversial Commonwealth summit wrapped there Sunday. That's the conclusion of Deepak Obhrai, a parliamentary secretary to the foreign ...

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 ...