Government is working with cities and rural communities to help homeless-serving agencies respond to the impact of COVID-19.
Minister Sawhney was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Calgary-North East.
Born and raised in north east Calgary, Sawhney is a mother of four, an activist, and an engaged community volunteer. Rajan attended the University of Calgary, earning a degree in Economics and Political Science as well as an MBA.
Sawhney worked in the oil and gas industry for over twenty years in a variety of different roles in economics and business development. Prior to her election, she served as the Vice President of Business Development for Fracture Modeling Inc.
As an active volunteer, Sawhney is passionate about community engagement initiatives. She has played a key role in leadership with several non-profit organizations and has also spearheaded several programs and events designed to spread awareness and raise funds for worthy causes. For her community engagement work, Rajan was recognized as a Community Builder by the YWCA for Canada 150.
Rajan Sawhney was appointed as Alberta’s Minister of Community and Social Services on April 30, 2019.
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The governments of Alberta and Canada are providing $8 million to help Hope Mission rebuild the Herb Jamieson Centre, which provides shelter for homeless men in Edmonton.
The governments of Alberta and Canada will provide new housing units and on-site social supports for people who are at risk of homelessness in Lethbridge.
“Unlike most professions, there is not a job description for Members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta,” said Honourable Nathan Cooper, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
Rajan Sawhney, Minister of Community and Social Services, issued the following statement on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
People with disabilities who face mobility challenges in their homes are getting additional help.
Following through on its commitment to continue building new schools, the province has announced 25 new school projects.