Honourable Cal Dallas; Red Deer-South

Lord, we ask that you give Hon. Cal
Dallas the ability to tackle difficult situations with precision and clarity.
We pray that he would have vision and confidence that there are good things
ahead that will benefit the people of his constituency. Enable him to lead with
wisdom and knowledge as he fulfills his duty as an MLA. May he be surrounded by
wise counsellors who stand out as good leaders, excelling in their work. Thank
you Lord that as Hon. Cal Dallas has pursued the calling of an MLA here in our
blessed province, every good deed he does will be returned with blessings on
him and his family.  In Jesus Name,
Amen 

Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations

Mr. Dallas was elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for Red
Deer-South on March 3, 2008 and re-elected on April 23, 2012. Mr. Dallas was
appointed to cabinet on October 12, 2011 as the Minister of Intergovernmental,
International and Aboriginal Relations and reappointed as Minister of
International and Intergovernmental Relations on May 8, 2012.

Prior to entering cabinet, Mr. Dallas served as parliamentary assistant
to the Minister of Finance and Enterprise and parliamentary assistant to the
Minister of Environment. He co-chaired Climate-Change Central, was vice- chair
of the Regulatory Enhancement Project Task Force and served on the Cabinet
Policy Committee on Energy.

He has carried four bills through the legislative process: Bill 12, the Alberta
Investment Management Corporation Amendment Act
, 2011; Bill 10, the Supportive
Living Accommodation Licensing Act
, 2009; Bill 40, the Child, Youth
and Family Enhancement Amendment Act
; and Bill Pr3 (2009) Les
Filles de la Sagesse Act Repeal Act
.

Prior to serving in the Legislative Assembly Mr. Dallas was Executive
Director of the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce and, before that, he worked in the
printing and publishing industry for 25 years, including nine years as
publisher of the Red Deer Express.
An active member of his community, Mr. Dallas has been involved in the
following organizations:
  • Red
    Deer Rotary Club, director
  • Alberta
    Chamber of Commerce, vice-president (volunteer)
  • United
    Way of Central Alberta, director
  • Innisfail
    Golf Association, president
  • Red
    Deer College, board of governors
  • STARS
    Capital Campaign
  • Mayor’s
    Task Force on Homelessness
In recognition of his community involvement, Mr. Dallas received the
Canadian Chamber of Commerce volunteer of the year award in 2002 and the Queens
Jubilee Medal in 2003. Additionally, he received the Bill Draayer award from
the Alberta Weekly Newspapers´ Association in 2004, and the Alberta Centennial
Medal in 2005.

Mr. Dallas and his wife, Jacqueline, live in Red Deer.

May 25, 2012