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Conservative MP for Calgary—Nose Hill (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

This week

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

A week 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

Two weeks ago

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 at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Mr. Chair, because there are so many complexities around this issue, around the decision that the minister will be asked to make, the act is designed ...

Posted on Twitter Heard about the increase to the Child Care Expense Deduction? http://t.co/YxZ9p0PIBP #NewTaxBreaks #cdnpoli #cpc

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Thank you, everyone, for appearing. The committee has heard a great deal of testimony already, and some very strongly held views, some of them directly contradictory, ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Well, I look forward to looking at your brief on that, because I didn't know that. I hope no one else did either, because a lot ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Thank you. Thank you, witnesses, for being here. These discussions about process are certainly to be expected, but I'd like to go back to the principles ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Threats Posed to Canada's National Security by Individuals Returning to Canada from ... A colleague shared with us recently that an extended family member of theirs was approached at work by someone trying to recruit them in saying that ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 at the Government Operations committee on Programs and Activities of the Canadian General Standards Board Thank you, gentlemen, for being here. I'm sorry, but I spent the first few minutes of committee waiting for a bus. However, I had a good ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Programs and Activities of the Canadian General Standards Board Yes, I understand that. What you're really saying is that your organization has no role to play in enforcement of standards or penalization where standards are ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Supplementary Estimates (A) 2014-15: Vote 1a under TREASURY BOARD SECRETARIAT Well, I think the parliamentary secretary is going to have some lobbying from one of his members along that line. I too am worried about AECL. ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Act Mr. Speaker, I was a little puzzled by this member's assertion that somehow this legislation was not properly tied to the negotiated agreements of 2008 and ...

Spoke in the House on Electronic Petitions Mr. Speaker, I did not have my earpiece in. My colleagues are not sure that my name was called when I stood to vote, so I ...

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 ...