Diane Ablonczy, PC, MP is a Canadian Member of Parliament, representing the riding of CalgaryŚNose Hill in the Canadian House of Commons as a member of the Conservative Party of Canada. She is the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and was appointed on January 4, 2011. She was previously appointed Minister of State on January 19, 2010. She held the position of Minister of State from October 30, 2008, Secretary of State from August 14, 2007, and served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance from February 2006. Previously, Ablonczy served as Chief Opposition Critic for Citizenship and Immigration, Health, and Human Resources Development.
Ablonczy was first elected to the House of Commons in 1993 as the Reform Party Member of Parliament for Calgary North. In the riding redistribution of 1996 the riding of Calgary North ceased to exist and Ablonczy was re-elected as MP for CalgaryŚNose Hill in 1997, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2011.