The Jubilee Auditoria will be temporarily closed effective immediately, based on the recommendation from Alberta’s chief medical officer of health.
Minister Aheer was first elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for the constituency of Chestermere-Rocky View on May 5, 2015. She was re-elected on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for the newly formed riding of Chestermere-Strathmore.
Born in Edmonton and raised in Chestermere, where she is raising her family, Aheer is a proud wife and mother of two boys. Prior to entering politics, Aheer was a professional vocal coach and music teacher, who instructed singing in seven languages, owned and operated businesses as an entrepreneur, and was heavily involved in the arts, volunteerism and community service.
Leela Aheer was appointed as Alberta’s Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism & Status of Women on April 30, 2019. She is also Minister responsible for the Francophone Secretariat. Previously serving as the Opposition Critic for Children’s Services and Status of Women, Aheer brings her experience as a legislator to her new portfolio. A key priority of the new government is to provide more protections for women, through initiatives like Clare’s Law. Aheer will continue to work hard to build an Alberta that regardless of who you are, who you love, where you come from, or to whom you pray – is for generations to come, strong and free.
Ending violence against Indigenous women and girls is the focus of a new government joint working group.
Celebrating the Francophonie: Minister Aheer | Déclaration de la ministre Aheer en l’honneur de la francophonie
For centuries, the Francophonie have made Alberta home.
Leela Sharon Aheer, Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women, issued the following statement on Zero Discrimination Day.
Modernizing Glenbow For Future Generations | Modernisation Du Musée Glenbow Au Bénéfice Des Générations Futures
The Glenbow’s new mandate of becoming a world-class public art museum is one step closer with an investment of up to $40 million in provincial infrastructure funding.
Olympic gold medal wrestler Erica Wiebe has been appointed Alberta Ambassador for Sport and Active Living.
Airdrie’s population will increase by more than 2,300 people during the Family Day long weekend as the city plays host to the 2020 Alberta Winter Games.
Leela Sharon Aheer, Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women issued the following statement on International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
Set out on an affordable, fun-filled adventure this Family Day weekend at Alberta’s parks and heritage facilities.