Mandate letter

The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Skilled Trades and Professions outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.

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From the Minister

September 27, 2022 | Occupational Health and Safety

Information to identify and respond to psychosocial hazards.

July 28, 2022 | Occupational Health and Safety

A new way to access and share OHS legislation.

May 24, 2022 | Occupational Health and Safety

Learn easy ways to prevent slips, trips and falls.

In focus

Budget

Budget 2022 is moving Alberta forward by building health system capacity, getting more Albertans working, and balancing the budget.

Improving workplace health and safety

An updated Occupational Health and Safety Act and revised regulations took effect on December 1, 2021 and will improve workplace health and safety.

Foreign graduates from outside of Canada can apply for permanent residence.
The Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act (Bill 32) reduces red tape for employers and helps keep more Albertans employed.

Biography

Minister Madu was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Edmonton-South West.

A loving husband and father of 3, Madu was born and raised in the Southeastern part of Nigeria. There, he attended the University of Lagos and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws Honours degree. He was subsequently called to the Bar in Nigeria. In 2005, he and his wife migrated to Canada.

Madu has been a lawyer for 16 years, practicing in both Nigeria and Alberta. In addition to running Tisel Law Office with his wife, Emem, he has worked for Legal Aid Alberta, and volunteered with the Edmonton Community Legal Centre and the Lawyer Referral Program of the Law Society of Alberta.

Madu also has extensive public service experience, having worked as a senior technical advisor for the Government of Alberta with a focus on legislative and regulatory reviews, operational and strategic public policies, issues management and stakeholder consultation.

In 2009, alongside a team he worked with in the public service, Madu was awarded the Premier’s Award of Excellence in the bronze medal category. He continues to volunteer with Alberta’s Nigerian and Igbo communities.

Kelechi (Kaycee) Madu was sworn in as Deputy Premier on October 24, 2022 and as Minister of Skilled Trades and Professions (previously Labour and Immigration) on February 25, 2022. He previously served as the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General and the Minister of Municipal Affairs.