Tanya Fir was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Peigan, on April 16, 2019. She was sworn in as Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism on April 30, 2019.
Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Tanya proudly worked in Alberta’s Oil and Gas industry for over 19 years as a Human Resources Advisor.
She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary with a concentration in Management of Organizations and Human Resources.
She enjoys running and volunteers with Calgary Reads promoting literacy by improving the confidence and ability of young readers.