It has been over three weeks after the UCP travel scandal went viral but Alberta MLA Tanya Fir has once again apologized for crossing the border during the COVID-19 pandemic and ignored stay-home orders.
While apologising again, Fir tweeted: “Over the past several weeks, I have been listening and speaking to constituents and Albertans who have been extremely upset by my decision to travel over the holidays.”
Fir revealed that her decision to travel wrong.
She tweeted: “I made a mistake, and I am again deeply sorry for disappointing you.”
“Moving forward, my commitment is to continue to work hard and restore your trust and confidence.”
Fir travelled to Las Vegas for vacation.
On January 1, 2021, Fir posted a statement that Albertans have done well in following the public health guidelines on Facebook and tendered an apology.
She wrote: “I recently travelled to the U.S. to visit my sister.”
“I have since returned and will abide by the premier’s new travel directive. I sincerely apologize for this situation wholeheartedly.”
Fir and other MLAs were relieved of their legislature committee responsibilities on January 4, 2021.