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Honourable Kathleen Ganley – MLA for Calgary-Buffalo

Lord
God, today we pray for Hon. Ms. Kathleen Ganley as she not only serves the
constituents of Calgary –Buffalo but also as she serves as Minister of justice,
solicitor General and Minister of Aboriginal Affairs. We pray that you would
direct her to people who are knowledgeable concerning the needs of Aboriginal
people and lead her as to how to best meet those needs. We pray for strength
and wellbeing and opportunity to rest this summer. Amen

Minister of Justice and Solicitor
General

Kathleen Ganley was elected to the Legislative
Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Buffalo, on May
5, 2015. She was appointed Minister of Justice and Solicitor General and
Minister of Aboriginal Relations on May 24, 2015.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Ms.
Ganley worked with a private law firm as an associate, specializing in labour,
employment and human rights law. Previous to this, she articled with the
Provincial Court of Alberta from June 2011 to March 2012.

Before beginning her legal career, Ms. Ganley spent
a summer as a caseworker with student legal assistance and as a research
assistant with RESOLVE Alberta, a research network focused on ending violence
against women.

An avid volunteer, over the years she has donated
her time to participating in a variety of community activities, including
providing student legal assistance, delivering patient care at the Foothills
hospital, coaching swimming, counselling children’s day camp and assisting with
community theatre.

In addition to receiving a number of scholarships
and bursaries, Ms. Ganley was awarded the department of philosophy silver
medallion and the University of Calgary undergraduate merit award.

Along with a juris doctor degree from the
University of Calgary, she also holds a bachelor of arts in philosophy and a
bachelor of science in psychology.