Dear Lord we lift our Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism Tanya Fir before Your throne of grace today. We are thankful for Tanya’s business experience that will help equip her to serve well in this portfolio. Lord guide and direct her by Your Spirit as she serves in our government and her constituents in Calgary-Peigan. Lord grant her a willing mind to adapt to the new challenges of serving in our legislature and bless her with Your wisdom. Father keep her in Your care. In Jesus’ name. Amen…….
Minister Fir was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Calgary-Peigan. 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 Fir was appointed as Alberta’s Minister of Economic Development, Trade & Tourism on April 30, 2019.