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MLA Tany Yao, Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo

Dear Father God, we lift up Mr. Tany Yao, MLA for Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo. We pray for his work with the standing committee on Resource Stewardship. First Peter 4:10 records, “As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” We pray that Mr. Yao would guide us all to be good stewards of the resources You have entrusted to us. In Jesus’ name, Amen.


On May 5, 2015, Tany Yao was elected MLA for the constituency of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo, his home since 1977. He was re-elected on April 16, 2019. Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Yao dedicated 20 years to emergency response services, filling a variety of roles throughout his lengthy career. He has volunteered his time in support of various non-profit and charitable organizations.