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Conservative MP for Calgary—Nose Hill (Alberta)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 70.20% of the vote.

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Employment and Skills Training for Offenders Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Head, welcome to you and your officials. You mention that the case management team provides support and referrals on job opportunities ...

Spoke in the House on Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act Mr. Speaker, the government is deeply concerned about the treatment that women and girls in Canada have suffered because of some cultural practices that Canadian society ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, this is a sad debate. I think there is an absence of logic here. First of all, compensation, by definition, means there has to ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act It's good to see those best practices working, but the prison population is, if I can use a pun, a captive audience for these kinds of ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act Thank you for appearing. Mr. Head, we appreciate you for the leadership you show in Canadian society. We know this is a very difficult area, and ...

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter Conservatives don’t think Canadians should pay more than Americans simply because of where they live: http://t.co/UQxwrIpw6J #cdnpoli #cpc

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Subject Matter of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Votes 1b and 5b ... Minister, obviously, you're aware of the testimony we heard from Judy Peterson. We were all so impressed with her courage because she's been working, after the ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-44, An Act to amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act ... I remember talking to a highly respected political figure a few years ago, and he said something very interesting to me. He said, “Diane, anything you ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-44, An Act to amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act ... Thank you. Thank you to the witnesses for your thoughtful comment and analysis. It's very helpful. As you know, the CSIS Act is about 30 years ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-44, An Act to amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act ... I note too that the act, and others have mentioned this, would allow CSIS to protect their sources in the same way that police officers can ...

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, sadly, I get the impression that the Liberals are grasping at straws to try to rationalize not supporting this legislation. I hope I am ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Subject Matter of Clauses No.232 to No.249 of Bill C-43, A second ... I'd like to raise a point of order, Mr. Chair. I see at my place a letter from the Privacy Commissioner setting out some viewpoints about ...

More than three months ago

Posted on Twitter The overall federal tax burden is at its lowest level in more than 60 years. http://t.co/Mmn6agJZYq #cdnpoli #cpc

Posted on Twitter More than 1.7 million Canadian families will benefit from the new Family Tax Cut: http://t.co/YxZ9p0PIBP #NewTaxBreaks #cdnpoli #cpc

Posted on Twitter Women & girls in Canada deserve the full protection of the Canadian law. Sign if you agree: ##cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Extracurricular programs are also eligible for the Children’s Fitness Tax Credit, find out more: #cdnpoli #cpc

Posted on Twitter Standing up for Shining the Light on Woman Abuse with CPC colleagues #shinethelight @endwomanabuse http://t.co/O7F4YkM2lc

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, as we all know, there are many uncertainties when we are dealing with these kinds of situations so it is difficult to state with ...

Spoke in the House on Islamic State Mr. Speaker, when ISIL began murdering thousands of innocent men, women, children, and religious minorities, it completely violated every value Canadians hold dear. When ISIL threatened ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Former colleague hopes to replace MP Ablonczy in new riding of Calgary Rocky ... Patrick Kelly is vying to replace retiring Calgary MP Diane Ablonczy in the new federal riding of Calgary Rocky Ridge in the city's northwest. Kelly, 43, who serves on Ablonczy's constituency association board, said Wednesday he has a passion for politics ...

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Relations Mr. Speaker, all of us here who represent the great province of Alberta are proud of our government's solid partnership with Albertans. We have more than ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak today on this topic. I have been to Honduras more than once. It is a wonderful country with very ...

Spoke in the House on Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to add my voice to the debate today, and I urge my colleagues to support this legislation. First, the purpose of ...

Mentioned by HQ Grande Prairie Local MP waiting - like all of us - for word on cabinet shuffle Peace River M-P Chris Warkentin says he is sad to see the likes of Public Safety Minister Vic Toews and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Diane Ablonczy leaving federal politics. "Any time that you see people that have done an incredible job moving on, ...

Mentioned by South Asian Link Federal Cabinet Shuffle Expected This Month Two high-profile Conservatives made major career announcements this week, signalling a larger cabinet shuffle in the next month. Leader of the Government in the Senate, Marjory LeBreton announced her resignation while Conservative MP Diane Ablonczy, ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca LeBreton, Ablonczy step aside as cabinet shuffle looms Calgary MP Diane Ablonczy, who is minister of state for foreign affairs, said she will not be running again in 2015, clearing the way for Prime Minister Stephen Harper to add two new faces to his cabinet in a widely expected cabinet shuffle. In a short statement issued ... "Serving as member of Parliament for Calgary-Nose Hill and working on behalf of my constituents and all Canadians is both a challenging and rewarding job, one I enormously enjoy and which has my complete dedication. I am looking forward to ...

Mentioned by Grainews Menzies, Ablonczy won't run again in 2015 He was followed Thursday by Diane Ablonczy, MP for Calgary-Nose Hill, who managed a grain farm and also worked as a lawyer and schoolteacher before entering federal politics as a Reform MP in 1993. Since 2011, Ablonczy has served as minister of ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Ablonczy latest Tory to announce retirement As Calgary MP Diane Ablonczy became the latest Tory stalwart to unveil retirement plans ahead of an expected cabinet shuffle, opposition leaders in Calgary said it will take more than new faces to get the Harper government back on track. Ablonczy, the ...