Legislative Assembly of Manitoba

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Legislative Assembly of Manitoba

Assemblée législative du Manitoba
42nd Legislature
Type
Type
Lower house (1870–1876) then unicameral house
of the Manitoba Legislature
History
Founded1870 (1870)
Leadership
Government House Leader
Official Opposition House Leader
Structure
Seats57
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Political groups
Government
  •    PC (36)

Opposition

Other parties

Committees
  • Agriculture and Food
  • Crown Corporations
  • Human Resources
  • Justice
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Private Bills
  • Public Accounts
  • Social and Economic Development
Elections
First Past the Post
Last election
September 10, 2019
Next election
TBD 2024
Meeting place
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Manitoba Legislative Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Website
www.gov.mb.ca/legislature

The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (French : Assemblée législative du Manitoba) is the deliberative assembly of the Manitoba Legislature in the Canadian province of Manitoba. Fifty-seven members are elected to this assembly at provincial general elections, all in single-member constituencies with first-past-the-post voting. Bills passed by the Legislative Assembly are given royal assent by the Queen of Canada in Right of Manitoba, represented by the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. [1] The Manitoba Legislative Building is located in central Winnipeg.

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The Premier of Manitoba is Brian Pallister and the current Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba is Myrna Driedger; both of whom belong to the Progressive Conservative Party.

Historically, the Legislature of Manitoba had another chamber, the Legislative Council of Manitoba, but this was abolished in 1876, just six years after the province was formed.

Current members

MemberPartyConstituency
  Danielle Adams New Democratic Thompson
  Nello Altomare New Democratic Transcona
  Uzoma Asagwara New Democratic Union Station
  Diljeet Brar New Democratic Burrows
  Ian Bushie New Democratic Keewatinook
  Eileen Clarke Progressive Conservative Agassiz
  Cathy Cox Progressive Conservative Kildonan-River East
  Cliff Cullen Progressive Conservative Spruce Woods
  Myrna Driedger Progressive Conservative Roblin
  Ralph Eichler Progressive Conservative Lakeside
  Wayne Ewasko Progressive Conservative Lac du Bonnet
  Scott Fielding Progressive Conservative Kirkfield Park
  Nahanni Fontaine New Democratic St. Johns
  Cameron Friesen Progressive Conservative Morden-Winkler
  Jon Gerrard Liberal River Heights
  Kelvin Goertzen Progressive Conservative Steinbach
  Audrey Gordon Progressive Conservative Southdale
  Josh Guenter Progressive Conservative Borderland
  Sarah Guillemard Progressive Conservative Fort Richmond
  Reg Helwer Progressive Conservative Brandon West
  Len Isleifson Progressive Conservative Brandon East
  Derek Johnson Progressive Conservative Interlake-Gimli
  Scott Johnston Progressive Conservative Assiniboia
  Wab Kinew New Democratic Fort Rouge
  Bob Lagassé Progressive Conservative Dawson Trail
  Alan Lagimodiere Progressive Conservative Selkirk
  Dougald Lamont Liberal St. Boniface
  Cindy Lamoureux Liberal Tyndall Park
  Amanda Lathlin New Democratic The Pas-Kameesak
  Tom Lindsey New Democratic Flin Flon
  Jim Maloway New Democratic Elmwood
  Malaya Marcelino New Democratic Notre Dame
  Shannon Martin Progressive Conservative McPhillips
  Jamie Moses New Democratic St. Vital
  Brad Michaleski Progressive Conservative Dauphin
  Andrew Micklefield Progressive Conservative Rossmere
  Janice Morley-Lecomte Progressive Conservative Seine River
  Lisa Naylor New Democratic Wolseley
  Greg Nesbitt Progressive Conservative Riding Mountain
  Brian Pallister Progressive Conservative Fort Whyte
  Blaine Pedersen Progressive Conservative Midland
  Doyle Piwniuk Progressive Conservative Turtle Mountain
  Jon Reyes Progressive Conservative Waverley
  Adrien Sala New Democratic St. James
  Mintu Sandhu New Democratic The Maples
  Ron Schuler Progressive Conservative Springfield-Ritchot
  Andrew Smith Progressive Conservative Lagimodière
  Bernadette Smith New Democratic Point Douglas
     Dennis Smook Progressive Conservative La Verendrye
     Rochelle Squires Progressive Conservative Riel
  Heather Stefanson Progressive Conservative Tuxedo
  James Teitsma Progressive Conservative Radisson
  Mark Wasyliw New Democratic Fort Garry
  Jeff Wharton Progressive Conservative Red River North
  Matt Wiebe New Democratic Concordia
  Ian Wishart Progressive Conservative Portage la Prairie
  Rick Wowchuk Progressive Conservative Swan River
Speaker of the Assembly

Seating plan


AffiliationMembers
  Progressive Conservative 36
  New Democratic Party 18
  Liberal Party 3
Total Seats57
Government Majority15

The seating arrangement is viewable at the official website. [2]

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References

  1. The Legislative Assembly Act , CCSM [1987], c. L110, s. 2
  2. Seating Arrangement and Current List. The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Retrieved 14 June 2016.