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Honourable Oneil Carlier – MLA for Whitecourt-Ste. Anne

Heavenly Father we lift up to You in
prayer today, Honourable Oneil Carlier.  
May he find his new position of Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry a
position where he can use his talents and gifting’s to the full benefit of the
people of Alberta.   Bless and guide him
as he faces the challenges of serving the people, may he do so with wisdom and
fairness.  We ask that Your peace rest
upon him as he begins his day.   In Jesus
Name, Amen.
  
Carlier was
raised in Val Marie, Saskatchewan, where his family has kept cattle and grown
crops for four generations. After high school in Val Marie, he lived in Regina
and Saskatoon before moving to Alberta.

Carlier
worked for twenty years with Agriculture Canada as a geo-technician, assisting
with construction quality control on several large projects including the
Bassano Dam Rehabilitation Project and the Crawling Valley Irrigation Project,
both in southern Alberta.

He became involved
with his union, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), while working for
Agriculture Canada. He became a regional representative with PSAC, advocating
for workers’ rights and social justice issues. He represented members from
various agencies, including the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Environment
Canada.