Hon. Leela Aheer, Chestermere-Strathmore

Father today we lift up our Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and the Status of Women before Your throne of grace in prayer.  Grant Leela the wisdom she needs to handle this challenging portfolio as well as looking after the issues in her own constituency of Chestermere-Strathmore.  Lord guide her in all her duties and protect her and any family she may have.  May You bless her richly as she serves in our government.  In Your name. 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.