Hon. Leela Aheer, Chestermere-Strathmore

Lord Jesus we lift up the Honourable Leela Aheer to you this day and we thank you for her and her heart to serve others. We ask that you grant her wisdom and insight as she makes decisions in the areas of responsibility that you have given her. Would you give Minister Aheer strength as she continues to pour out time and energy not only in her governmental responsibilities, but also as she volunteers in her community. Grant her opportunities to find rest and refreshing. We speak your protection and blessing over Minister Aheer, her husband, their marriage and their children today. Amen……

Leela Aheer was first elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for the constituency of Chestermere-Rocky View in 2015. She was re-elected on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for the newly formed riding of Chestermere-Strathmore. Born in Edmonton and raised in Chestermere, where she is raising her family, Aheer is a proud wife and mother of two boys. Prior to entering politics, Aheer served as a drama and music teacher, a French and Spanish instructor, owned and operated businesses as an entrepreneur, and was heavily involved in volunteerism and community service. Leela Aheer was appointed as Alberta’s Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism & Status of Women on April 30, 2019. Previously serving as the Opposition Critic for Children’s Services and Status of Women, Aheer brings her experience as a legislator to her new portfolio.