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Mike Ellis was sworn in as Deputy Premier and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Services on June 9, 2023. He previously served as Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addiction.
Prior to his service as an elected official, Mr. Ellis spent 12 years with the Calgary Police Service. During his tenure he served 8 years in the position of constable and three as patrol sergeant. In recognition of his service, he received a ten-year distinguished service medal in 2013.
Mr. Ellis has studied in the bachelor of policing program at Charles Sturt University in Australia. He also holds a management certificate from Mount Royal College and leadership certification from the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Mr. Ellis is married to Hollie, and together they have 3 children.
Mike Ellis was first elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Calgary-West on October 27, 2014 and was re-elected on May 5, 2015, April 16, 2019 and May 29, 2023.