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Tanya Fir

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Tanya Fir

Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary-Peigan
Assumed office
April 16, 2019
Preceded byRiding Established
Personal details
Born1975 (age 44–45)
Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
Political partyUnited Conservative Party
ResidenceCalgary, Alberta

Tanya Fir (born 1975) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the 2019 Alberta general election to represent the electoral district of Calgary-Peigan in the 30th Alberta Legislature. She is a member of the United Conservative Party.[1] On April 30, 2019, she was appointed to be the Minister for Economic Development, Trade and Tourism in the Executive Council of Alberta, holding that role until August 25, 2020.

Nomination and election

In August 2018, Fir beat former Ontario MP Jeff Watson and past Wildrose candidate Jeevan Mangat to secure her party's nomination.[2][3] Her campaign manager was longtime provincial Conservative party organizer Craig Chandler.[4]

Alberta Provincial Government of Jason Kenney
Cabinet post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
Deron Bilous Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism
April 30, 2019–August 25, 2020
Doug Schweitzer


  1. ^ "Alberta election: Calgary-Peigan results - Calgary". 2019-03-17. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
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  4. ^ "Why so many Albertans are giving up on their country". Nov 7, 2019. ...longtime provincial Conservative party organizer Craig Chandler—who earlier this year was the campaign manager for Jason Kenney’s Economic Development, Trade and Tourism Minister Tanya Fir