Barrie Chivers

Barrie Chivers
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
Preceded byGordon Wright
Succeeded byAl Zariwny
Personal details
Born (1940-11-08) November 8, 1940 (age 76)
Ryley, Alberta
Political partyAlberta NDP
Alma materUniversity of Alberta


Barrie Chivers (given birth to November 8, 1940) is a ex – Canadian politician and current attorney. He offered as an associate from the Legislative Set up of Alberta from 1990 to 1993 seated with the state opposition Alberta New Democrats.

Legal career

Chivers continues to be admitted to regulations culture in Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. He founded his initial lawyer in 1973 Wright, Chivers & Co. to apply legal and labour rules. In 1987 after his partner proceeded to go into provincial politics he founded Chivers-Greckol solely in labour, work and human privileges law. He still left his practice in 1990 after earning a chair in the legislature.After his defeat from office Chivers resumed his legal career using the firm of Chivers Carpenter Lawyers. He also offered as President from the Trade Union Attorneys’ Association and a previous vice president from the Canadian Association of Labour Attorneys.

Political career

Chivers ran for any seat for the very first time in the 1971 Alberta general election. He completed third out of 4th place behind Intensifying Conservative candidate Expenses Diachuk who finished up earning and defeated incumbent Sociable Credit MLA Lou Noticed in the constituency of Edmonton-Beverly.Chivers would work for another amount of time in a by-election on Dec 17, 1990 to fill up the vacancy in the electoral area of Edmonton-Strathcona. Chivers received an appropriate margin to carry the area for the brand new Democrats.Chivers would work for another term in the 1993 Alberta general election. He'd face a packed field of six additional candidate and become defeated by Liberal applicant Al Zariwny inside a closely contested competition.