MLA Hon Irfan Sabir, Calgary – McCall

we lift up Hon Irfan Sabir Minister of Community and Social services – a
challenging portfolio, with great insight needed. May he be given
wisdom as he makes decisions that he would face today. Grant
him strength and courage we ask in Your Name, Amen.

Irfan Sabir was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-McCall, on May 5, 2015. Since May 24, 2015 he had served as Minister of Human Services, and on January 19, 2017 he was sworn in as Minister of Community and Social Services.
Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, he practiced in aboriginal law at a national law firm in Calgary beginning in 2012. Previous to this, he worked as a research assistant with the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary (U of C).  He also worked with the Salvation Army for five years and worked as a real estate agent with the Calgary Real Estate Board between 2006 and 2007.

In addition to holding a juris doctor degree from the U of C, he has a degree in social work from the U of C and a degree in economics from the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.  Born in Rawalakot, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan, he has called Calgary home since 2004.