Olympic gold medal wrestler Erica Wiebe has been appointed Alberta Ambassador for Sport and Active Living.
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.
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.
Zero Tolerance For FGM: Minister Aheer | Déclaration De La Ministre Aheer Sur La Tolérance Zéro Contre Les MGF
Leela Sharon Aheer, Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women, issued the following statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation.
Black History Month: Statement from Minister Aheer | Déclaration de la ministre au sujet du Mois de l’histoire des Noirs
Leela Sharon Aheer, Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women, issued the following statement on Black History Month.
Health Information In 8 Additional Languages | Des Renseignements Sur La Santé Offerts En Huit Autres Langues
People from across Alberta now have access to important health information translated into eight additional languages.
Leela Sharon Aheer, Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women, issued the following statement on Lunar New Year.