guide and bless Honourable Ms. Lori Sigurdson and give her an awareness of the
needs and issues facing our province as it relates to her ministry, Innovation
and Advanced Education, Job Skills, Training and Labour. Empower her with wisdom in every decision she
makes in meetings with other cabinet members as she serves our Premier. Bless her with fresh strength, vitality and
Sigurdson was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the
constituency of Edmonton-Riverview on May 5, 2015. She was appointed to serve
as Minister of Innovation and Advanced Education and Minister of Jobs, Skills,
Training and Labour, on May 24, 2015. On October 22, 2015 the Minister was
sworn in as the Minister of Advanced Education. Her portfolio with Jobs,
Skills, Training and Labour remained the same. On February 2, 2016, Ms.
Sigurdson was appointed Minister of Seniors and Housing.
Sigurdson holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the
University of Alberta as well as Bachelor and Master of Social Work Degrees
from the University of Calgary. She has over 25 years of experience as a social
worker. In addition, Ms. Sigurdson served as an instructor at the University of
Calgary, Grant MacEwan University and Norquest College. Most recently she was
employed at the Alberta College of Social Workers as the manager of
mother of three sons, Ms. Sigurdson is an active volunteer in her community.
She served as the vice-president of Public Interest Alberta and, has been
involved in the work of the Parkland Institute, the Greater Edmonton Alliance,
The Mayor’s Task Force to Eliminate Poverty, Ritchie United Church and the
Alberta College of Registered Social Workers.