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Jonathan Denis was born on 22 September, 1976 in Calgary, Alberta, is a Canadian politician. Discover Jonathan Denis's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 44 years old?

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Occupation Lawyer, businessperson
Age 44 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born 22 September 1976
Birthday 22 September
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Nationality Calgary, Alberta

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His wife is Breanna Palmer (2014-2015) divorced

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Jonathan Denis Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2019-2020. So, how much is Jonathan Denis worth at the age of 44 years old? Jonathan Denis’s income source is mostly from being a successful Lawyer. He is from Calgary, Alberta. We have estimated Jonathan Denis's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2020 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Timeline

2015

Denis resigned on April 25, 2015, during the 2015 election campaign, due to "legal proceedings" between himself and his estranged wife, Breanna Palmer. On May 4, 2015, Court of Queen's Bench Justice Craig Jones cleared Denis's name and "revoked" the order that his wife had obtained against him, stating that Palmer's "recollection of the events was inaccurate". Denis continued as a candidate but was defeated in the May 5, 2015 general election, finishing third by about 800 votes in a close three-way race. Justice Jones of the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench found that none of the allegations of Palmer were true and ordered she pay Denis his legal fees. In February 2019, a Court found that Palmer had lied about the whole ordeal under oath with a goal of getting Denis to pay her $1 million. [Denis].

2014

On April 17, 2014, Denis supported removing the previous preamble to the Marriage Act which made the Act gender-neutral, respecting the LGBTQ community and same-sex marriage.

On June 13, 2014, Denis provided a grant from the Civil Forfeiture Fund to the Edmonton Pride Centre. The grant was used to support programs for LGBTQ youth.

On July 21, 2014, Denis doubled the limit in Alberta small claims court to $50,000.00, which allows "self-represented litigants to avoid more complicated civil proceedings in Court of Queen’s Bench." This move was lauded by many Alberta lawyers as a positive step for access to justice.

Denis was re-appointed to his previous positions by new Premier Jim Prentice on September 15, 2014. Prentice subsequently appointed Denis Government House Leader.

On September 24, 2014, Denis attended the YWCA's 9th annual "Walk a Mile in her Shoes" to raise funds and awareness toward ending domestic abuse.

2012

He was first elected in the 2008 provincial election and was appointed to cabinet in January 2010, making him the second youngest person to be named to cabinet in Alberta history. Denis was re-elected to the newly named constituency of Calgary-Acadia on April 23, 2012.

Denis was named Minister of Justice, Solicitor General, Attorney General, and Provincial Secretary Alberta on May 9, 2012.

On September 1, 2012, Denis enacted strict penalties on drunk drivers. Following this drunk driving law, drunk driving charges went down two years in a row, including 17% in 2015.

2011

On April 6, 2011, Denis provided $638,000.00 in provincial housing money to support tenants of the YWCA's Ophelia House in Calgary. Ophelia House supports women experiencing homelessness.

In 2011, the Canadian Taxpayers' Federation wrote an article praising Denis for reducing spending in his department by 39% while still achieving targets.

On October 12, 2011, Denis was sworn in as Solicitor General and Minister of Public Security. He was re-elected in the newly named riding of Calgary-Acadia on April 23, 2012.

In 2011, the Canadian Taxpayers' Federation wrote an article praising Denis for reducing spending in his department by 39% while still achieving targets. The Canadian Taxpayers' Federation has also twice given Denis a "nice" award for having the best expenses in the entire Alberta government, calling his expenses "boring".

2010

Denis was sworn in as Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs as well as Deputy Government House Leader on January 15, 2010,.

Denis was also named as one of Avenue Magazine's "Top 40 under 40" in 2010. which the magazine describes as "an annual selection of the brightest and most active leaders under the age of 40".

2009

On September 16, 2009, Denis was named the Parliamentary Assistant for Energy.

In 2009, Denis was appointed Queen's Counsel of Alberta. This is a designation given to lawyers who have exhibited "outstanding contributions to the legal profession or in public life".

2008

Denis sought public office for the Alberta Progressive Conservatives in the 2008 provincial election in the constituency of Calgary-Egmont where he received 43.6% of the vote, beating former Calgary School Board chair Cathie Williams.

Denis initially served as a member of the Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund, the Public Accounts Committee, the Standing Committee on Health, and the Cabinet Policy Committee on Health.[12] In 2008, Deputy Premier Ron Stevens also appointed Denis to the Alberta/Alaska Bilateral Council.

In 2008, Health and Wellness Minister Ron Liepert asked Denis to conduct a widely based consultation for the Alberta Pharmaceutical Strategy. Denis's report came up with ten key recommendations for changes to pharmaceutical policy for the Alberta government.

Also in 2008, Sustainable Resources Minister Ted Morton appointed Denis to the Land Use Framework Committee

2001

As a lawyer since 2001, Denis introduced the new Alberta Rules of Court as Bill 31, 2009. This bill provided sweeping reforms to court process and completely new rules of court and procedure for Alberta.

1996

For approximately two months in 1996, Denis was a staffer for Lynda Haverstock when she was an Independent MLA in the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly. Haverstock had previously been leader of the Saskatchewan Liberal Party.

1993

Jonathan Denis is the son of a soldier in the Canadian forces. He graduated in 1993 from Luther College, a private school in Regina, SK. He received a commerce degree from the University of Regina in 1997 and a law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon in 2000. While in law school, Denis was invited as a speaker at an international law conference in Montreal, Quebec. In 2018, Denis completed his ICD.D designation with the Institute of Corporate Directors, a program from Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto.

1976

Jonathan Brian Denis, QC (born September 22, 1976 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian politician. On May 9, 2012, he was named Solicitor General, Attorney General, and Minister of Justice for the province of Alberta. He represented the constituency of Calgary-Acadia (formerly Calgary-Egmont) as a Progressive Conservative in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 2008 until 2015. He is of German descent.