Honourable Jonathan Denis, QC, Calgary-Acadia

Lord, we lift up the Honourable
Jonathan Denis. We pray that he would feel your presence and know that he is
loved. We pray for his family that they will be strong and support him during
his time in office as Minister of Justice
and Solicitor General
. Thank you for his efforts to seek to
improve the quality of life for our Albertans in the community of
Calgary-Acadia. Bless him and his family in all that they do. In Jesus’ name,
Amen.

 

Minister
of Justice and Solicitor General

Jonathan Denis,
QC, was elected to his second term as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta for Calgary-Acadia on April 23, 2012, and currently serves as Minister
of Justice and Solicitor General. In addition, Jonathan serves as Deputy
Government House Leader and is a member of the Treasury Board.

Jonathan moved
to Calgary in 2000 from Saskatchewan, where he was born in Regina. Prior to moving
to Alberta, Jonathan obtained degrees in commerce and law. Before serving as a
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, Jonathan was a senior associate
with the Calgary office of a national law firm, specializing in litigation and
government relations.

In 2009
Jonathan was appointed a Queen’s Counsel of Alberta. He was also the president
of a communications firm and a director of the Institute for Public Sector
Accountability, a nonprofit organization founded to promote transparency and
accountability in the public sector.

Jonathan
previously served as Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs, where he exceeded
targets for affordable housing and reducing homelessness while reducing
spending by 39 per cent. He has also served as Solicitor General and Minister
of Public Security and parliamentary assistant for Energy.

An active part
of his community, Jonathan has been a volunteer with the Heart and Stroke
Foundation, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Habitat for Humanity and the
Canadian Cancer Society. Jonathan has also been a health care advocate for
patients throughout Calgary. In 2010, he was recognized by Avenue Magazine as
one of Calgary’s Top 40 under 40.

In his spare
time Jonathan enjoys keeping active and spending time with family and friends.
Jonathan is also an avid fan of both of the Calgary Flames and Calgary
Stampeders.

November 6,
2012