The Government of Alberta is taking action to help create communities where people with dementia are valued and supported.
Minister Pon was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Calgary-Beddington.
Pon has a wealth of work experience in banking. For more than 20 years she was the Account Manager in Personal/Commercial banking and also the Regional Manager, Business Development responsible for Multicultural Banking and working with over 230 branches and 3,000 staff in the Prairie Region for Scotiabank. She also worked at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), a crown corporation in mortgage insurance, as an International Trade Consultant and in the Assisted Housing department in the Prairie Region.
Most recently, Pon acted as the Vice President of the Taste of Asia Group, managing five restaurants and leading over 150 employees. These experiences have also given her insights into the current economic situation and the challenges faced by everyone in this city including business owners and restaurant staff.
Pon has been active in volunteering in a number of non-profit organizations including her time as a member of the working group in the Edmonton Mayor’s task force to eliminate poverty, the Board Chair of Immigrant Services Calgary and Gala Chair for Immigrants of Distinction Awards gala.
Josephine Pon was appointed as Alberta’s Minister of Seniors and Housing on April 30, 2019. She will work to ensure that Albertans have access to quality and affordable housing, and that our seniors have the resources and care they need.
Seniors and Housing Minister Josephine Pon is
embarking on a tour to meet stakeholders and visit
projects in 13 northern Alberta communities.
Nominees for the 2019 Minister’s Seniors Service Awards will be recognized at three community celebrations across the province.
The Alberta government is building new affordable
housing to ensure Calgarians at risk of or
experiencing homelessness have a safe place to call
The governments of Alberta and Canada are
providing more affordable housing options for
seniors in Raymond with the opening of Ridgeview
The governments of Alberta and Canada are helping homeless people in Calgary to get back on their feet with the opening of the Clayton apartment.
Calgarians experiencing poverty will soon have a stable home and an opportunity to get back on their feet.
AISH recipients will be automatically enrolled in Alberta’s seniors financial assistance programs once they turn 65, ensuring uninterrupted benefits.
The governments of Alberta and Canada and the
City of Edmonton are improving lives for families and
individuals in Edmonton with the grand opening of
the new Parkdale ONE development.