Candace Parsons received an honours B.Sc. degree in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies and a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Calgary. She currently works as a Policy Analyst with the Priority Initiatives Branch for the Ministry of Community and Social Services, and she is a member of Knowledge Mobilization Committee with the Alberta Ability Network.
Candace is interested in exploring and uncovering social and health policy issues related to COVID-19 and persons with disabilities across Canada. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, cooking, and playing pin ball with her friends and husband Ryan.