The Deepakage: Taking Politics back to its Grassroots, and Inspiring the Next Generation

Hon. Deepak Obhrai, PC, MP passes away of cancer

For Immediate Release                                                              August 3, 2019 (OTTAWA) Hon. Deepak Obhrai, Member of Parliament for Calgary Forest Lawn and Dean of the Conservative Caucus has passed away last night after a brief and aggressive battle with liver cancer. He passed away peacefully in Calgary surrounded by his family. Hon. Obhrai was…

ICCC 2019 President’s Award Introductory Video

Friends, the Indo-Canadian Chamber of Commerce honored me this year with their 2019 President’s Award earlier this month in Toronto. This is a video of my journey with highlights from the past 22+ years that they showed to introduce me at the Gala. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/UI5ehMqT9G0

Meeting the 2019 CPC Internship Class

Every summer for the past few years I have been lucky enough to get to address the interns living and working in Ottawa for our caucus and party from all over Canada. This past month the same happened. I got to share from my experiences, the barriers I had to overcome over 22 years ago as an outsider to politics, and most importantly, I encourage our interns to remain involved in civic life, and in politics more specifically, and make…

22 years of Deepak Obhrai

Folks, I had this video made for an event where I was recognized and honored for the past 22 years during which I have served as a Member of Parliament so I thought I’d share it here too. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/CA1DaWNVffg

Deepak on the Reform Act

There has been a lot of talk about my colleague Michael Chong’s bill passed in the previous parliament, The Reform Act. By now you know what it does, especially with the controversies in the news about my colleagues, MPs Jody Wilson-Raybould, and Dr. Jane Philpott.   When it was introduced, and then passed, I opposed this bill, and I still do. Let me tell you why: I believe it took the power of grassroots away and gave it to MPs…

Humor and Life in Politics Part 2

Friends, you know I love the Deepak’s Dank Meme Stash Facebook Page and I thought for this Throwback Thursday to bring you back some of their gems, since I know we can always do with a chuckle or two! As always © Deepak’s Dank Meme Stash Facebook Page