Michael Connolly was first elected on May 5th, 2015 as the MLA for Calgary-Hawkwood. He serves as Deputy Chair of the Legislature's Standing Committee on Alberta's Economic Future.
Michael attended the University of Ottawa, studying history and political science in their French immersion program. His studies focused on European integration, Euroscepticism, and Scottish politics and nationalism. Michael gained valuable experience while completing an internship with the office of a Member of Parliament.
Before being elected, Michael also worked in the retail and hospitality industries. Michael is proud to call Calgary home.
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