In focus

Budget 2021

Alberta’s budget is focused on protecting lives and livelihoods, investing in health care, preparing for recovery and spending responsibly.

Bill 47 updates labour legislation to improve workplace health and safety and ensure workers’ compensation is sustainable.
International graduates of Alberta post-secondary institutions can apply for permanent residence.
Bill 32 reduces red tape for employers and helps keep more Albertans employed.

Biography

Minister Shandro was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Calgary-Acadia.

A husband and father to two young children, Shandro has been an active member of his community for years. Previously serving a member of the National Parole Board, the Municipal Government Board, the Criminal Injuries Review Board, the University of Calgary Senate, the Calgary Parking Authority, and the Calgary Police Commission.

After the devastating 2013 floods, Shandro was appointed to the Disaster Recovery Committee by the Minister of Municipal Affairs on matters related to disaster recovery assistance. His public service record continues further, as he has been a volunteer for the Calgary Stampede's Promotion Committee, an instructor and evaluator for CPLED (the Legal Education Society of Alberta's bar admission course), a volunteer mentor for the Law Society of Alberta, and a volunteer lawyer for Student Legal Assistance at the University of Calgary. Shandro was a former director of a number of non-profit organizations, including the Calgary Ukrainian Festival, Digital Alberta, the Canadian Police Governance Association, and the Alberta Media Production Industries Association.

Tyler Shandro was appointed as Alberta’s minister of Labour and Immigration on September 21, 2021. He previously served as the minister of Health.