Minister of Justice
Tyler Shandro was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Acadia, on April 16, 2019. He was appointed Minister of Justice and Solicitor General on February 25, 2022.
His previous cabinet appointments include serving as Minister of Labour and Immigration and as Minister of Health.
Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Shandro was a practising lawyer in Calgary. He has also been a member of the Calgary Police Commission and as a facilitator and evaluator for the Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLED).
Active in his community, Mr. Shandro served as a board member with the Canadian Association of Police Governance, Calgary Parking Authority and Calgary Ukrainian Festival. He has also volunteered with the University of Calgary Senate and the Calgary Stampede.
Mr. Shandro previously served as a member of the National Parole Board, Alberta’s Criminal Injuries Review Board, Alberta’s Municipal Government Board and Alberta’s Disaster Advisory Committee.
Mr. Shandro holds his juris doctor degree and bachelor of arts from the University of Calgary.
He and his wife, Andrea, and their two children are long-term residents of Calgary.
Mr. Shandro was the 944th Member to be sworn in to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
February 28, 2022