Sharif Haji

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About Sharif

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Haji was the executive director for the Africa Centre, from 2019 to 2023. He held various positions with the government of Alberta through 2014 to 2019 including manager of Alberta’s provincial affordable housing strategy, and Alberta’s primary health care strategy, and as a policy analyst. He also worked as the programs coordinator for the Edmonton Multicultural Coalition.

Mr. Haji is the cofounder and a board member of the Federation of African Canadian Economics, was a board member for the Centre for Race and Culture, Edmonton Multicultural Coalition. Mr. Haji has also sat on community impact councils for the United Way - Alberta Capital Region, and the community housing affordability collective in Calgary.

He was born in Somalia and holds both an undergraduate degree from the University of South Africa, and a master’s degree in public health, with specialization on global health, from the University of Alberta. Mr. Haji is married and has three children.

Mr. Haji is proud to be the first person of East African descent to be elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, and the first black Muslim elected to this position.

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Sharif Haji's Upcoming events

  • Thursday July 25, 2024 at 5:30pm MT

Edmonton McClung Pints and Politics

  • Thursday July 25, 2024 at 5:30pm MT

Beat the heat with a lemonade or beer and meet your neighbours! MLA Lorne Dach and the Edmonton McClung NDP team are excited to catch up with supporters and meet new members of our growing party. show full text

Beat the heat with a lemonade or beer and meet your neighbours! MLA Lorne Dach and the Edmonton McClung NDP team are excited to catch up with supporters and meet new members of our growing party.

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  • Perfect Golf Range and Karaoke (Edmonton, AB)

Beat the heat with a lemonade or beer and meet your neighbours! MLA Lorne Dach and the Edmonton McClung NDP team are excited to catch up with supporters and meet new members of our growing party. show full text

Beat the heat with a lemonade or beer and meet your neighbours! MLA Lorne Dach and the Edmonton McClung NDP team are excited to catch up with supporters and meet new members of our growing party.

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  • Wednesday July 31, 2024 at 5:00pm MT

Edmonton-South West Social

  • Wednesday July 31, 2024 at 5:00pm MT

Come join the Alberta NDP team in Edmonton South-West for an evening of socializing and snacks.  We’ll be celebrating our new leader and hearing from Nathan about the party’s plans for the future. show full text

Come join the Alberta NDP team in Edmonton South-West for an evening of socializing and snacks.  We’ll be celebrating our new leader and hearing from Nathan about the party’s plans for the future.

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  • Real Canadian Brewhouse in the Currents of Windermere (Edmonton, AB)

Come join the Alberta NDP team in Edmonton South-West for an evening of socializing and snacks.  We’ll be celebrating our new leader and hearing from Nathan about the party’s plans for the future. show full text

Come join the Alberta NDP team in Edmonton South-West for an evening of socializing and snacks.  We’ll be celebrating our new leader and hearing from Nathan about the party’s plans for the future.

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  • Saturday August 3, 2024 at 11:00am MT

Edmonton-Rutherford Summer BBQ

  • Saturday August 3, 2024 at 11:00am MT

Join Team Edmonton-Rutherford for a FREE summer BBQ! This is a great opportunity to meet your MLA, Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse. We have many new members, so we’d love for everyone to get to know Jodi and our constituency association executive, and meet fellow New Democrats in Edmonton-Rutherford. Let’s celebrate Edmonton summer, and the tremendous excitement and energy that the leadership contest brought to our party, culminating in the election of our new leader, Naheed Nenshi. Families are welcome! There will be hamburgers, hot dogs and cold beverages, entertainment by Indigenous musicians, and children’s games. show full text

Join Team Edmonton-Rutherford for a FREE summer BBQ! This is a great opportunity to meet your MLA, Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse. We have many new members, so we’d love for everyone to get to know Jodi and our constituency association executive, and meet fellow New Democrats in Edmonton-Rutherford.

Let’s celebrate Edmonton summer, and the tremendous excitement and energy that the leadership contest brought to our party, culminating in the election of our new leader, Naheed Nenshi.

Families are welcome! There will be hamburgers, hot dogs and cold beverages, entertainment by Indigenous musicians, and children’s games.

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  • Blue Quill Community League (Edmonton, AB)

Join Team Edmonton-Rutherford for a FREE summer BBQ! This is a great opportunity to meet your MLA, Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse. We have many new members, so we’d love for everyone to get to know Jodi and our constituency association executive, and meet fellow New Democrats in Edmonton-Rutherford. Let’s celebrate Edmonton summer, and the tremendous excitement and energy that the leadership contest brought to our party, culminating in the election of our new leader, Naheed Nenshi. Families are welcome! There will be hamburgers, hot dogs and cold beverages, entertainment by Indigenous musicians, and children’s games. show full text

Join Team Edmonton-Rutherford for a FREE summer BBQ! This is a great opportunity to meet your MLA, Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse. We have many new members, so we’d love for everyone to get to know Jodi and our constituency association executive, and meet fellow New Democrats in Edmonton-Rutherford.

Let’s celebrate Edmonton summer, and the tremendous excitement and energy that the leadership contest brought to our party, culminating in the election of our new leader, Naheed Nenshi.

Families are welcome! There will be hamburgers, hot dogs and cold beverages, entertainment by Indigenous musicians, and children’s games.

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