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  • Her favourite word is safety.

Conservative MP for Edmonton—Spruce Grove (Alberta)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 71.10% of the vote.

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Posted on Twitter @pmharper "We will always stand together." We thank all across Canada and around the world who offered support and good wishes #CanadaStrong

Posted on Twitter Offering sincere condolences to the loved ones of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, tragically killed in the attacks on Parliament yesterday

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter For everyone asking - I'm safe. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected.

This week

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I can reassure the member that we have taken many steps and we have evaluated many options, including commercial options, options with the Department ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the member knows full well that Canada has been at the forefront of the Ebola response since April, providing funding, expertise and capacity-building on ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Stopped in to visit @phac_gc employees today who are working around the clock on Canada's efforts on #ebola outbreak http://t.co/rYoCkbncxM

Posted on Twitter Stopped in to visit @phac employees today who are working around the clock on Canada's efforts on #ebola outbreak http://t.co/KEOQjAXY99

Posted on Twitter Ebola Rapid Response Teams are practicing so we are ready to respond in the event of a first case of Ebola in Canada http://t.co/un5C4zrRR5

A week ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Ebola outbreak: NDP wants details on emergency plan for Canada NDP health critic Libby Davies has written Health Minister Rona Ambrose, arguing that Canadians need to be kept well-informed in order to maintain confidence in the Public Health Agency's ability to handle the crisis. Canadians, she writes, should "feel ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Ebola: NDP wants details on emergency plan for outbreak in Canada NDP health critic Libby Davies has written Health Minister Rona Ambrose, arguing that Canadians need to be kept well-informed in order to maintain confidence in the Public Health Agency's ability to handle the crisis. Canadians, she writes, should "feel ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, Canada has been at the forefront of the Ebola response since early April. As the member knows, we have invested funds. We have provided ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, both the Minister of the Environment and I, as the Minister of Health, work with municipalities and provinces on drinking water standards. Canada is ...

Mentioned by CTV News Canada to begin 'targeted temperature' screening amidst Ebola outbreak Canada is going to start “targeted temperature” screening of travellers arriving from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak, Health Minister Rona Ambrose said Wednesday. Ambrose made the ... Liberal MP Hedy Fry asked. Ambrose responded that “Canada's preparedness is high,” and noted that travellers from West Africa are already being identified and asked questions about their health. “Our government will be taking the additional step of doing targeted temperature screens,” Ambrose continued. “We will do ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, Canada's preparedness is high. The Chief Public Health Officer is almost daily on calls with his provincial counterparts. I have spoken to all of ...

Mentioned by CTV News Canada to begin 'targeted temperature' screening amid Ebola outbreak Canada is going to start “targeted temperature” screening of travellers arriving from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak, Health Minister Rona Ambrose said Wednesday. Ambrose made the ... Liberal MP Hedy Fry asked. Ambrose responded that “Canada's preparedness is high,” and noted that travellers from West Africa are already being identified and asked questions about their health. “Our government will be taking the additional step of doing targeted temperature screens,” Ambrose continued. “We will do ...

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

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 Health Mr. Speaker, I agree with my colleague that Canada is at the forefront of fighting Ebola. I am proud to confirm that the first shipment of ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Okanagan—Shuswap and his family for the work that they have done in this area. Canada remains committed in the ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for his work on the health committee. He is, in fact, right that Canada is at the ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Minister Ambrose meets with world class researchers in Vancouver 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, along with Nina Grewal, Member of Parliament for Fleetwood-Port Kells, today visited world class research facilities in Vancouver. ... The Minister and MP Grewal were accompanied by Dr. Joy Johnson, Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Gender and Health, Dr. Anthony Phillips, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction, Ms. Karimah Es Sabar, President ...

Mentioned by Virtual Press Office (press release) Harper Government Supports Drug Prevention Project for Vulnerable Youth in ... WELLAND, ON, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Diane Finley, Member of Parliament for Haldimand-Norfolk on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced $511,053 of federal funding under the Government's ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act Thank you, again, Mr. Chair and committee members. I'm pleased to be here today to speak to the protecting Canadians from unsafe drugs act, or Vanessa's ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015 Thank you, Madam Chair, and good morning to all the committee members. It's a pleasure to be here with you. Thank you for the invitation to ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-17 An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act

Spoke at the Health committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-2014: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 11b, 13b, 15b, 20b, ... As you know, members, in the recent Speech from the Throne, our government committed to expanding the national anti-drug strategy to address this very issue of ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-2 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Bill S-2, An Act respecting family homes situated on First Nation reserves ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to the committee for your work on this matter and the opportunity to participate in the committee's review of Bill ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Expenditure Plans for Status of Women Canada in 2012-13 and Main Estimates ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to the committee for inviting me to be here today to discuss the main estimates and supplementary estimates (C) for ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Improving Economic Prospects for Canadian Girls, Abuse of Older Women, and Main ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Thank you to all the committee members for inviting me to discuss the main estimates for the status of women ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Main Estimates 2012-2013: Votes 95, 100, 105 and 110 under CANADIAN HERITAGE, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ladies and gentlemen, members of the committee, good afternoon. As you know, Mr. Chair, I am always happy to appear before this ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on New Entity Shared Services Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair, and my thanks to my colleagues from the House of Commons for inviting me. Thank you for the opportunity to address the ...