Honourable Cal Dallas Red Deer-South

Dear Lord God, we thank you for the Honourable
Cal Dallas of Red Deer South. Give him wisdom and guide him in his work on the
committees he has been appointed to. Give him strength for the many pressures and
stresses that he faces every day. May his constituents let him know how much
his hard work is appreciated. In your name, Amen.

Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations

Mr. Dallas was
elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for Red Deer-South on March 3,
2008 and re-elected on April 23, 2012. Mr. Dallas was appointed to cabinet on
October 12, 2011 as the Minister of Intergovernmental, International and
Aboriginal Relations and reappointed as Minister of International and
Intergovernmental Relations on May 8, 2012.

Prior to entering
cabinet, Mr. Dallas served as parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Finance
and Enterprise and parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Environment. He
co-chaired Climate-Change Central, was vice- chair of the Regulatory
Enhancement Project Task Force and served on the Cabinet Policy Committee on

He has carried four
bills through the legislative process: Bill 12, the Alberta Investment
Management Corporation Amendment Act
, 2011; Bill 10, the Supportive
Living Accommodation Licensing Act
, 2009; Bill 40, the Child, Youth and
Family Enhancement Amendment Act
; and Bill Pr3 (2009) Les Filles de la
Sagesse Act Repeal Act

Prior to serving in
the Legislative Assembly Mr. Dallas was Executive Director of the Red Deer
Chamber of Commerce and, before that, he worked in the printing and publishing
industry for 25 years, including nine years as publisher of the Red Deer

An active member of
his community, Mr. Dallas has been involved in the following organizations:

  • Red Deer Rotary Club, director
  • Alberta Chamber of Commerce, vice-president
  • United Way of Central Alberta, director
  • Innisfail Golf Association, president
  • Red Deer College, board of governors
  • STARS Capital Campaign
  • Mayor’s Task Force on Homelessness

In recognition of
his community involvement, Mr. Dallas received the Canadian Chamber of Commerce
volunteer of the year award in 2002 and the Queens Jubilee Medal in 2003.
Additionally, he received the Bill Draayer award from the Alberta Weekly
Newspapers´ Association in 2004, and the Alberta Centennial Medal in 2005.

Mr. Dallas and his
wife, Jacqueline, live in Red Deer.

May 25, 2012