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MLA Ricardo Miranda was appointed Minister of Culture and Tourism on February 2, 2016.

MLA Miranda is a resident of Temple, where he lives with his extended family. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Cross (see map) which includes the communities of Vista Heights, Whitehorn, Temple, Rundle and Pineridge, on May 5, 2015

MLA Miranda served for 15 years as a flight attendant, and during that time he worked as a representative and organizer with the Canadian Union of Public Employees and as the research representative for Alberta.

MLA Miranda holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Calgary. With the long term goal of obtaining his PhD he is working towards a secondary degree in industrial relations.

MLA Miranda represents a culturally rich and diverse community, one in which he is a natural fit. Speaking three languages fluently, he is an easy man to talk to.

“Being elected to represent the community I grew up in, has been the biggest honour of my life…”