Shannon Phillips (born September 4, 1975) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the Alberta general election, 2015 to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Lethbridge-West. On May 24, 2015 she was sworn in as the Minister of Environment and Parks and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women in Rachel Notley's government. She also serves as the Deputy House Leader for the NDP Caucus. Phillips previously ran in the 2012 general election losing to PC incumbent Greg Weadick.
Life and career
Phillips is an economic policy analyst who worked for the Alberta Federation of Labour, where she did much work on energy and environment-related matters. She also served as chair of the group Womanspace Lethbridge. She has two sons.
2012 general election
2015 general election
- "Shannon Phillips – NDP – Lethbridge-West," Lethbridge Herald, April 8, 2015, URL accessed May 8, 2015.
- "Rachel Notley sworn in as Alberta premier, reveals cabinet," CBC News May 24, 2015.
- James Wood, "Former college official now minister of energy," Calgary Herald, May 24, 2015.
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