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Honourable Kathleen Ganley – MLA for Calgary-Buffalo

Father, bless the Calgary-Buffalo, Hon. Kathleen Ganley.  May she continue to have wisdom to fulfill
her duties as Minister of Justice and Solicitor General and stands for the
rights of all Albertans.  Give her
patience for the challenges she faces as she walks through her day and guide
her in her interactions with colleagues. 
Bless her today with strength and peace. 

Kathleen Ganley was elected to the Legislative
Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Buffalo, on May
5, 2015. She currently serves as Minister of Justice and Solicitor General.

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.