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MLA for Calgary-Bhullar-McCall
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The Honourable Irfan Sabir was elected May 29, 2023 for a third term as a Member of Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Bhullar-McCall.
On June 27, 2023, Mr. Sabir was appointed as the Official Opposition Deputy House Leader, a position he previously held in the 30th Legislature.
He previously served as a member of the following committees:
During his first term he served as Minister of Human Services and as Minister of Community and Social Services.
Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Sabir practiced in aboriginal law at a national law firm in Calgary beginning in 2012. Previous to this, he worked as a research assistant with the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary (U of C).
He also worked with the Salvation Army for five years and worked as a real estate agent with the Calgary Real Estate Board between 2006 and 2007.
In addition, Mr. Sabir has volunteered with Calgary Legal Guidance and Canadian Red Cross.
In addition to holding a juris doctor degree from the U of C, he has a degree in social work from the U of C and a degree in economics from the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.
Born in Rawalakot, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan, he has called Calgary home since 2004.
He was the 871st Member to be sworn into the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.