Megan Ciurysek will be the NDP candidate for Central Peace-Notley in the next Alberta provincial election.
“I am so grateful to not only earn the support of my community for this important responsibility, but also to see the continued growth in support for Alberta’s NDP and Rachel Notley’s vision to make a better province for all Albertans,” said Ciurysek. “It is so exciting to join this dynamic team, and in this important work for rural Albertans.”
Ciurysek works as an analyst supporting Alberta’s public agencies, including those in emerging industry and technology sectors. Previously, Ciurysek worked as a Research Officer for the Northern Alberta Development Council where a significant portion of her work involved engaging with rural stakeholders about issues important to northern Alberta.
“So many people in this community recognize the importance of what the NDP are trying to accomplish, and I want to make sure that the unique challenges rural Albertans face are supported,” said Ciurysek. “I know that with the NDP, this community will have access to quality healthcare, long-term job growth and opportunities, maternity and emergency care available when it’s needed, and a competent government steering the ship.”
Ciurysek was raised on a grain farm near Berwyn and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Political Science and a Minor in Fine Arts from the University of Alberta, and a Master of Arts in Political Science from York University. She now lives in Grimshaw with her family, spending half of her time back at the farm where she grew up.
“It’s clear that those who live here are eager for a change,” said Ciurysek. “We know that we have a trusted leader in Rachel Notley, and she and her team are listening to what’s important to Albertans, so they can address real problems. I am running to be a part of her team because she brings a balanced approach to government with real integrity.”