Honourable Kathleen Ganley – MLA for Calgary-Buffalo

Lord God, it is with
thankfulness that we come before you for Hon. Kathleen Ganley. We recognize the
important call on her life as she serves not only the residents in the
constituency of Calgary – Buffalo but as she serves in Premier Notley’s
cabinet. May she experience your wisdom and be aware of how she can bring to
the forefront the needs of our Aboriginal people and fairly represent them.
Give her fresh vision and renewed strength. Bless her and keep her safe as she
travels about the province and connects with Aboriginal people and their
communities. 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