Ronalee "Rona" Ambrose, PC, MP (born March 15, 1969) is a Canadian politician and a Member of Parliament since 2004. She serves as the Minister of Public Works and Government Services, Vice-Chair of the Treasury Board Cabinet committee, Minister of State for the Status of Women 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. She has been a Conservative member of the Canadian House of Commons from Edmonton–Spruce Grove since 2004. She is a former communication consultant and public policy consultant for the Alberta government. When the Conservative party was in opposition, she served as its ...
Last December, thanks to determined Canadian leadership, the United Nations General Assembly designated October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. In creating a day to celebrate and acknowledge girls, the UN is putting its weight and influence behind global efforts to raise awareness of girls' rights and shine a spotlight on areas where those rights are routinely violated. The message is simple: "girls rights are human rights"; the sooner in life girls know their rights, the greater the chance they will be able to exercise them.
The statistics are grim, leaving little room for ...
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The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, today joined local residents and Ottawa City Councillor AllanHubley in celebrating International Women's Week(IWW), which takes place from March4th to10th, and includes International Women's Day(IWD) on March 8th.
"The Government of Canada recognizes that women and girls, especially those living in rural and remote regions, are key to our country's prosperity," said Minister Ambrose. "That is why I am thrilled to be here today in Kanata to celebrate International Women's Week and ...
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... the Integrated Soldier System Project
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, announced today that the Government of Canada has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to acquire cutting-edge equipment under the Integrated Soldier System Project.
"Our Government is committed to providing our men and women in uniform the best possible equipment they need to do their jobs at home and abroad," said Minister Ambrose. "We're undertaking procurement in a smarter, more effective way that provides best value for Canadian ...
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The Royal Alberta Museum’s design isn’t perfect, but it’s the right project in the right place
Premier Alison Redford and Edmonton’s senior federal minister Rona Ambrose have a few decent reasons to hesitate before signing off on the Royal Alberta Museum project.
In the end, though, more compelling reasons should convince Redford and Ambrose not to …
Danielle Smith, Stephen Mandel, and the Reset Button
Well, will wonders never cease.
Danielle Smith, Leader of of Alberta’s Loyal Opposition, is now ready to reach out to the mayor of Alberta’s capital city.
“I am open to pressing the restart button on the relationship with Mayor …
House to hold after hours emergency debate on Syrian situation - CBC.ca (blog)
House to hold after hours emergency debate on Syrian situationCBC.ca (blog)Finally, Status of Women Minister Rona Ambrose, New Democrat MP Niki Ashton and Liberal MP Hedy Fry team up to host a reception to introduce a "new Canadian charity": the Women's Brain Health Initiative, which will raise awareness and funds for "brain ...
Rona Ambrose cries during anti-bullying program announcement - Toronto Sun
Ottawa CitizenRona Ambrose cries during anti-bullying program announcementToronto SunPublic Works Minister Rona Ambrose broke down in tears Tuesday at a press conference to announce a new anti-bullying program. The online resource is to give both kids and adults access to tools to help them fight against cyberbullying. Ambrose became ...Rona Ambrose tears up as she announces funding for cyberbullying initiativeMetroNews CanadaAmbrose tears up over cyberbullyingCBC.caAmbrose moved to tears during cyberbullying announcementiPolitics.ca (subscription)globalnews.ca -Ottawa Citizenall 8 news articles »