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The Honourable Rachel Notley was re-elected to her fifth term with the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing Edmonton-Strathcona on May 29, 2023. Her first term started in 2008.
She was sworn in as the province’s 17th Premier on May 24, 2015, a position she held until the 2019 election. Ms. Notley grew up in Fairview, Alberta, and is the daughter of former Alberta ND leader Grant Notley and his wife Sandy.
Ms. Notley holds a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of Alberta, and a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School. She has worked for a variety of labour unions in both Alberta and British Columbia and served as a ministerial advisor to British Columbia’s Attorney General in the 1990s. Ms. Notley’s work during her legal career focused on labour law, workers' compensation advocacy and workplace health and safety issues.
Ms. Notley lives in Edmonton’s Old Strathcona neighbourhood, and is married with two children, Ethan and Sophie.
She was the 791st Member to be sworn into the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.