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Conservative MP for Calgary Forest Lawn (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 48% of the vote.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Good luck to @jkenney as he seeks to unite the Conservatives in Alberta #UniteAlberta @UniteAlberta. Our best wishes! #cdnpoli #yyc

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #108 on Bill C-232 Amend the Excise Act, 2001 (spirits)

Voted Yes on Vote #107 on Bill C-229 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and to make related ...

Voted Yes on Vote #106 on Bill C-221 Amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)

Voted Yes on Vote #105 That the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to undertake a study to prepare and bring in a ...

Posted on Twitter Countries that don’t respect diversity have imploded. It strengthens our security, future & paves way for possibilities #Diversityisstrength

Spoke in the House on Food and Drugs Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise in the House to speak to this bill for the important reasons I will outline in my speech. ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-2 Amend the Income Tax

Posted on Twitter After 19yrs, I'm back by the curtains in the Commons. Now a new journey starts - the leadership race #cdnpoli #yyc https://t.co/JqkV21ESyI

A week ago

Posted on Twitter The awesome Blues Brothers! #yyc #cdnpoli https://t.co/vZE01jz6Fw

Posted on Twitter Today Elections Canada approved my candidacy to run for leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada #yyc #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Peter Mackay's contribution to our country has been phenomenal.Wish him&Nazanin the best while he enjoys a break from politics #yyc #cdnpoli

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Constituents in Calgary - Forest Lawn riding uneasy about MP Deepak Obhrai entering Conservative leadership race Calgary - Forest Lawn's MP Deepak Obhrai is drawing criticism from constituents in his riding after announcing his entrance into the Federal Conservativel leadership race last Tuesday. Shafiqul Islam, a resident of the riding, said Obhrai is too caught ...

Mentioned by Calgary Sun Deepak Obhrai worried about anti-immigrant sentiments growing As he pursues the leadership of the federal Conservatives, veteran Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai says he's worried about anti-immigrant sentiment potentially growing within both Canada and the party. Obhrai filed his papers this week to officially become a ...

Mentioned by Calgary Sun Deepak Obhrai enters Tory leadership race Months ago, Calgary Tory MP Deepak Obhrai called out his party colleagues for being too “elitist and white-only” — Tuesday he made his bid to lead them. Obhrai, who represents Calgary Forest Lawn in Ottawa, Tuesday filed his paperwork to run for the ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Tory MP Deepak Obhrai announces leadership bid Months ago, Calgary Tory MP Deepak Obhrai called out his party colleagues for being too “elitist and white-only” — Tuesday he made his bid to lead them. Obhrai, who represents Calgary Forest Lawn in Ottawa, Tuesday filed his paperwork to run for ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) MP Obhrai officially launches Conservative leadership bid Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai officially launched his campaign for the party leadership Tuesday, using the occasion to take an apparent jab at fellow candidate Kellie Leitch. In a press release called, “Obhrai campaign to merge Core Conservative Values ...

Mentioned by Radio Canada International Deepak Obhrai now in the Conservative leadership race Deepak Obhrai formally entered the race to replace Stephen Harper as leader of the federal Conservative Party today. The Member of Parliament from Calgary, Alberta, submitted his paperwork, including the hefty leadership fee, which includes a $50,000 ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, the Official Development Assistance Accountability Act of 2003, first proposed by a Liberal, states specifically that it is for poverty reduction, human rights, and ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am once again rising in the House to debate this topic. I do not know how many times I have spoken on this ...

Spoke in the House on Spring Festival Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour for me to rise up during spring and talk about the spring festival. As Canadians, we all love festivals. ...

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, the Liberals are all over the place on international development. The minister has launched yet another review and another consultation to determine how Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, as most of my colleagues in this House know, I am one of the longest serving members in this Parliament. During that period of ...

Spoke in the House on Maternal and Child Health Mr. Speaker, this week, we mark the international maternal, newborn, and child health week. Maternal, newborn, and child health was made Canada's top international development priority ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time with my colleague from Oshawa. It is a pleasure to speak on the motion. Before I start, I ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Women, Peace and Security Thank you, Mr. Chair. Minister, welcome to the committee for the first time. I welcome myself to the committee as I'm not a regular member of ...

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 ...