Ms. Rachel Notley – MLA for Edmonton-Strathcona

we are reminded that it is You who has given us this day and we pray for MLA
Ms. Rachel Notley that she would have joy as she goes through her day.  Thank You for the sincere care she shows
towards her constituents and may she have divine insight and understanding as
to how to meet their needs and make the Albertans she serves successful.  Bless her in her work and in her
leisure.  In Christ’s name,  Amen.

Leader of the ND Opposition

Rachel Notley was elected as
the Leader of the Alberta New Democrats on October 18, 2014. She grew up in
Fairview, Alberta, and is the daughter of former Alberta ND leader Grant Notley
and his wife Sandy.

Having grown up in a passionate
political family that believed in the importance of building a fairer, more
inclusive society, Rachel was naturally drawn to work to make her home province
better, and first ran for election for the Alberta New Democrats in
Edmonton-Strathcona in 2008. She was re-elected in 2012.

Rachel holds a Bachelor of Arts
in Political Science from the University of Alberta, and a law degree from
Osgoode Hall Law School. She has worked for a variety of labour unions in both
Alberta and British Columbia and served as a ministerial advisor to British
Columbia’s Attorney General in the 1990s. Rachel’s work during her legal career
focused on labour law, workers’ compensation advocacy and workplace health and
safety issues.

lives in Edmonton’s Old Strathcona neighbourhood, along with her husband Lou
and their two children Ethan and Sophie.