Announcement (Alberta): New Minister of Culture and Community Services

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Announcement (Alberta): New Minister of Culture and Community Services

Premier Alison Redford has announced her new Cabinet.

Heather Klimchuk (Edmonton-Glenora) has been named Minister of Culture and Community Services. She will replace Lindsay Blackett, who served under former Premier Ed Stelmach.

Theatre Alberta would like to extend a warm welcome to Ms. Klimchuck to her new post; we look forward to working with you to promote the development of theatre across the province!

Other notable cabinet posts include:

  • Thomas Lukaszuk (Edmonton-Castle Downs) will be Minister of Education
  • Greg Weadick (Lethbridge-West) will be Minister of Advanced Education and Technology
  • Doug Griffiths (Battle River-Wainwright) will be Minister of Municipal Affairs
  • Jack Hayden (Drumheller-Stettler) will be Minister of Tourism, Parks and Recreation

For a full list of cabinet appointments, please visit the Government of Alberta website.

Check out Theatre Alberta’s online poll on whether Premier Redford will be good for theatre in Alberta at Facebook.com/TheatreAlberta.