Honourable Deron Bilous – MLA for Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview

Father, we pray together today for Hon. Mr. Deron Bilous and for the
significant role he carries out in our legislature as Minister of Economic Development
and Trade and serves in the community of Edmonton-Beverly-Clarview. We ask that
you grant him a clear understanding of all the issues that cross his desk, as
well as the grace and courage to always do what is right. Bless him with good
times of refreshing and recreation. Amen

Minister of Economic Development and Trade

Deputy Government House Leader

Bilous was sworn in as Minister of Economic Development and Trade on October
22, 2015. Prior to this, he served as Minister of Municipal Affairs and as
Minister of Service Alberta.

was first elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview
on April 23, 2012, and again on May 5, 2015.

Bilous was born and raised in Edmonton and is very proud of his Ukrainian
ancestry. He graduated from the University of Alberta with a bachelor of
education degree in 2001.

to his election in 2012, Mr. Bilous taught and mentored students at Edmonton’s
Inner City High School and was active in his community of Beverly Heights.

1995 and 2005, Mr. Bilous was involved in a number of projects with the Canada
World Youth program, a volunteer youth program focusing on international
development. His work with Canada World Youth took him to Quebec, Tunisia and

Bilous lives in the Beverly area in northeast Edmonton with his wife Rose and
his stepchildren.