Rona Ambrose

Born Mar 15, 1969
Age 46
Hometown Valleyview, Alberta
Political Party Conservative Part...

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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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Rona Ambrose.


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.
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.
On May 11, 2006, before the House of Commons, she said "We would have to pull every truck and car off the street, shut down every train and ground every plane to reach the Kyoto target negotiated by the Liberals." … Read More
2007 38 Years Old 1 More Event
She was shuffled out of that position on January 4, 2007, and appointed Minister of Western Economic Diversification, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and President of the Privy Council. … Read More


On January 19, 2010, Ambrose was appointed as the new Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada.
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