Kathleen Ganley was born in Edmonton and grew up in Calgary. Kathleen currently works as a labour and employment lawyer in Calgary. She primarily represents employees and unions in dealing with a variety of work-related issues. She has earned a Bachelor of Sciences in Psychology, a Bachelor of Arts (first class honours) in Philosophy, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Calgary. She was awarded the Silver Medallion in philosophy in 2008.
Kathleen is passionate about volunteerism, having volunteered continuously since she was 12. Her volunteer work has included children's day camp counselling, swim coaching, community theatre, and work in a patient care unit at the hospital. She also provides pro bono legal services.
Kathleen believes that Alberta is stronger when families have access to education, health care, and fair wages. She will advocate for transparency in government and evidence-based decision-making.