Father God we are thankful that You have your hand upon Tanya Fir as she continues to serve in our government. Jesus as she begins her new portfolio as Minister of Arts Culture and the Status of Women we ask that you anoint her with great wisdom and understanding to equip her for this important position. Also Lord may she continue to serve the people of Calgary-Peigan and give ear to their needs and concerns. Bless her richly Father we pray in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Tanya Fir was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Calgary-Peigan. She also serves as the Minister of Arts, Culture and Status of Women. A first-generation Canadian born in Cranbrook, she moved to Calgary with her family in 1985. Fir has been active in her community, including volunteer service in support of Calgary Reads. Fir earned a Bachelor of Commerce with a concentration in Management of Organizations and Human Resources from the University of Calgary. She worked as a Human Resources Advisor in Alberta’s Oil and Gas industry for more than 19 years. Tanya served as Alberta’s Minister of Economic Development, Trade & Tourism from April 2019 until August 2020.