Hon Oneil Carlier, Whitecourt-Ste.Anne

Father today we bring our
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry before You today in prayer as he
represents Whitecourt-St. Anne.  Give him wisdom and guidance as he
oversees his portfolio in our government.  We thank You for his past
experience in the agriculture industry that has helped equip him for his
position in our legislature.  Bless him and keep him healthy and strong as
he serves his constituents and our province.  In Jesus’ name.  Amen.
Oneil Carlier was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Whitecourt-Ste. Anne, on May 5, 2015. On May 24, 2015 he was appointed as Minister of Agriculture and Forestry. Mr. Carlier has previously served as Deputy Government House Leader. Prior to his service with the Legislative Assembly he worked for 13 years as a regional representative of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and devoted 20 years to Agriculture Canada as a geotechnical technician. In addition, Mr. Carlier served as a board member for the Saskatchewan Housing Authorities from 1996 to 1999. Other community involvement for Mr. Carlier includes close to a decade of volunteering as a Scout leader with Scouts Canada. Mr. Carlier attended the Labour College of Canada, receiving his certificate in 1997. Born and raised on a farm in Val Marie, Saskatchewan, he has called Alberta home for over a decade and has lived in Whitecourt-Ste. Anne with his wife, Michèle, since 2010.