Today marks the start of Peru’s Independence celebration also known as Fiestas Patrias.
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Whitney Issik is the United Conservative Party MLA for Calgary-Glenmore.
Whitney grew up, went to school, and raised her two sons in Calgary Glenmore. She’s married to Suli and they live blocks away from the site of her grandfather’s acreage on 24th street, where she rode horses as a child.
Studying economics and political science, Whitney graduated from the University of Calgary. Fresh out of University, Whitney started a retail business which she still co-owns. She worked in politics and government for 10 years, including working for the Legislative Assembly, followed by 10 years in corporate Calgary in the energy and telecom sectors.
Whitney is a tireless volunteer. She has served in many leadership roles building and rebuilding organizations. She served on the Minister’s Advisory Committee for Post-Secondary Education and on the National Executive of the Federal Party as National Policy Co Chair.
In the Community
On Tuesday (July. 21), I had the opportunity to speak on Bill 29: the Local Authorities Election Amendment Act.
Yesterday, I rose in the House to support motion 508 on seeking to reduce homelessness in the province.
Here’s a great example of partnerships in our provincial parks that works well to serve Albertans.
Tax and spend Calgary City Council needs to be held accountable.
On Saturday I had the opportunity to volunteer with the Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park Society picking up litter in the park. The Friends of Fish Creek Society is a wonderful example of a non-profit/Alberta parks partnership.