Honourable Ric McIver was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 23, 2012, as the MLA for Calgary-Hays. He was re-elected on May 5, 2015, April 16, 2019 and May 29, 2023. He currently serves as Minister of Municipal Affairs.
Prior to this Ric was elected to Calgary City Council for three terms from October 2001 to October 2020. During that time he served on the Police Commission, as Chair of the Calgary Housing Company among many committee assignments. He has been a Calgary Stampede volunteer for over 15 years.
He has served in government as Minister of Transportation (twice), Infrastruture, Jobs Skills Traning and Labour and as Municipal Affairs Minister. Ric successfully came to agreement with the Tsuu T’ina nation to allow for the completion of Calgary’s ring road.
Ric is a husband, father, grandfather and is active on a number of charitable and community causes. He chose Alberta as his home in 1981 and has been a proud resident since that time.