Lori Sigurdson

Lori Sigurdson was first elected on May 5th, 2015 as the MLA for Edmonton-Riverview.  She became Minister of Seniors and Housing on February 2nd, 2016.

Lori had a 25-year career as a social worker, including many fields of practice such as child welfare, mental health, community development, and social policy.  She has also been an instructor of social work at the University of Calgary, MacEwan University, and NorQuest College.

Lori was awarded the John Hutton Memorial Award for social action and policy in 2017, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the profession of social work.

She has three sons and is committed to community service.  She has volunteered as the Vice President of Public Interest Alberta, and has been involved with the Parkland Institute, the Greater Edmonton Alliance, the Mayor's Task Force for the Elimination of Poverty, and others.

Lori holds a Master and a Bachelor of Social Work, both from University of Calgary, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Alberta.

Lori is proud to call Edmonton home.