Rona Ambrose

Born Mar 15, 1969

Ronalee "Rona" Ambrose, PC, MP is the Minister of Public Works and Government Services for Canada, Vice-Chair of the Treasury Board Cabinet committee, Minister of State for Status of Women Canada and Minister of Western Economic Diversification. In the previous Parliament, she was Canada's Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Minister of Western Economic Diversification and President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada.… Read More

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  • Canada's Trudeau To Face Ethics Questions Over Party Fundraisers
    Yahoo News - Dec 15, 2016
  • 'complete Insanity' To Pursue Carbon Tax Now That Trump Will Be President, Says Ambrose Cbc.Ca
    Google News - Nov 10, 2016
  • Rona Ambrose Says Conservative Leadership Race Is Wide Open Because There Is 'no Big Name' Cbc.Ca
    Google News - Sep 17, 2016
  • Values Test For Newcomers "Dangerous," Immigration Minister Says Toronto Star
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1969 Birth Born on March 15, 1969.


2004 35 Years Old Ambrose was first elected as a Member of Parliament in the 2004 federal election for the newly created riding of Edmonton-Spruce Grove in west Edmonton.
2005 36 Years Old On February 16, 2005, she made headlines after making a remark in Parliament directed at Liberal Social Development Minister Ken Dryden saying "working women want to make their own choices, we don't need old white guys telling us what to do", in reference to the Liberal national child care plan.
In 2006 elections, Ambrose successfully defended her seat in Edmonton–Spruce Grove with 66.8% of the vote in the riding. … Read More
2007 38 Years Old As part of the January 4, 2007 cabinet shuffle, Ambrose was replaced as Environment Minister by John Baird and became Minister of Western Economic Diversification, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada.
2008 39 Years Old After winning reelection in the 2008 election, Ambrose was appointed Labour Minister on October 30, 2008.


2010 41 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 19, 2010, Ambrose succeeded Christian Paradis and was appointed as the new Minister of Public Works and Government Services.
2012 43 Years Old On September 26, 2012, Ambrose voted in favour of Motion 312, a motion by Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth that would have directed a Commons committee to revisit the section of the Criminal Code defining at what point human life begins. … Read More
2013 44 Years Old In July 2013, Stephen Harper appointed Rona Ambrose as Minister of Health and kept her as Minister of Western Economic Diversification.
When the Conservatives were consigned to opposition in the 2015 federal election, Ambrose was elected as interim leader, and hence Leader of the Opposition, until a permanent successor to Stephen Harper can be chosen. … Read More
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