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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 The people of #Venezuela have spoken through a referendum. We salute them. The authoritarian regime of Maduro cannot ignore their wishes.

This week

Posted on Twitter Honoured to serve lunch to my constituents at Pembroke Meadows Community Association. Happy stampeding! 🤠 #YYC… https://t.co/zIc2NDZnMr

Posted on Twitter Had a great time at the Hindu Society of Calgary's Stampede Breakfast. Delicious food, amazing friends! #yyc… https://t.co/hFMZgTiTRq

Posted on Twitter Had a great time at the Muslim Council of Calgary's (MCC) Stampede BBQ. Sunshine, smiles, and delicious burgers 🍔… https://t.co/x6y6PbRVL3

Posted on Twitter It's been an honour & privilege to work with @GGDavidJohnston. I join my fellow Canadians in welcoming Julie Payette to her new role as #GG.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter #LiuXiaobo: His legacy of standing up for human rights will inspire millions to take up the cause to continue fighting for human rights. RIP

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Conservative MP says constituency office computers were hacked Conservative MP and former party leadership candidate Deepak Obhrai says the computers at his constituency office in Calgary fell victim to a virus on Thursday. Obhrai tweeted out a warning on Thursday afternoon, confirming the hack and telling people ...

A month ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Didn't vote on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to handling of the grievance process relating to Phoenix by government departments: (a) how many grievances have been filed since May 2016; (b) how ...

Mentioned by CanIndia News Deepak Obhrai feted for celebrating his 20th anniversary as MP On Friday, members of the House of Commons paid tribute to Deepak Obhrai for 20 years of service as a Member of Parliament. Obhrai was first sworn-in as an MP on June 2, 1997. He has since been re-elected six consecutive times from the ridings of ...

Spoke in the House on BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the 10th anniversary of the magnificent BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Toronto. It is Canada's first traditional hand-carved Hindu ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, there is evidence and facts also of a litany of broken promises by the Liberal government. This is about jobs. Let me repeat that ...

Mentioned by Voiceonline.com Deepak Obhrai recognized in Parliament on 20th anniversary of his election as Member of the House of Commons ON Friday, members of the House of Commons paid tribute to Deepak Obhrai for 20 years of service as a Member of Parliament. Obhrai was first sworn-in as an MP on June 2, 1997. He has since been re-elected six consecutive times from the ridings of ...

Spoke in the House on Ramadan Mr. Speaker, this is the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. From now until June 24, most of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims will be observing Ramadan ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, unemployed Canadians want to get back to work and support their families. The natural resources of Alberta have to get to the international market. ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Obhrai knocked out; Bernier leads, Scheer second Conservative leadership candidate Deepak Obhrai speaks to the crowd during the opening night of the federal Conservative leadership convention in Toronto on Friday, May 26, 2017. A final winner will be picked to lead the Conservative Party of Canada on ...

Mentioned by Lethbridge Herald Tory leadership: Obhrai gone and Bernier leads, but Scheer a close second TORONTO – Deepak Obhrai, the MP from Alberta whose self-deprecating humour and ardent pro-immigrant stance drew applause during the campaign, has been knocked out of the race to become leader of the federal Conservative party. Obhrai was the first ...

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News Obhrai knocked out of Conservative leadership; Bernier leads, Scheer second TORONTO – Deepak Obhrai, the MP from Alberta whose self-deprecating humour and ardent pro-immigrant stance drew applause during the campaign, has been knocked out of the race to become leader of the federal Conservative party. Obhrai was the first ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I just want to warn you that I am going to be speaking in my second language. If you seek it, I think you ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I seek unanimous consent to see the clock as 5:30 p.m.

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply When I participated in the debate in Quebec City, I tried very hard to speak French. A lot of people had a lot of comments on ...

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 ...