Miranda Jimmy is a passionate Edmontonian and long-time west end resident. She is an active community leader and dedicated to making our city a better place for all residents.
Miranda’s professional life has focused on contributing to her community in a variety of ways. Miranda is currently the Program Manager with the Edmonton Heritage Council, administering over half a million dollars in City of Edmonton grants that help to share the history of our city. Before this, Miranda worked for the City of Edmonton in Citizen Services supporting relationship building across departments and connecting residents to city services. Through this experience, Miranda also gained a detailed understanding of how the City works.
Outside of work, Miranda also dedicates her time and energy to initiatives that make Edmonton open and engaging for all residents.She has been a Trustee with the Edmonton Public Library Board since 2013, and is currently serving as a member of the City Council Initiative on Public Engagement’s Policy & Framework Working Group. In 2015, Miranda co-founded RISE – Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton, an inclusive group that brings people together to support each other’s learning about the truth of our past and changing the way it impacts our relationships with one another by promoting reconciliation in actions and words.
As a resident of Ward 5, Miranda is committed to an inclusive city that allows every resident the opportunity to participate and enjoy everything our city has to offer. Her goal is to ensure all Edmontonians to feel connected to their community, have their voices heard, and are able to live, work, and play in our city.
If Miranda is successful as the Ward 5 candidate, she would be the first self-identified Indigenous woman to serve on Edmonton’s City Council.