40th Manitoba Legislature

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40th Manitoba Legislature
Majority parliament
Parliament leaders
Premier Greg Selinger
Leader of the
Opposition
Hugh McFadyen
Brian Pallister
Party standings in the Assembly
Government New Democrat
Opposition Progressive Conservative
Third party Liberal*
* Party does not hold official party status.
Legislative Assembly
Speaker of the
Assembly
Daryl Reid
Members 57 MLA seats
Sovereign
Monarch Elizabeth II
6 Feb. 1952 – present
Lieutenant
Governor
Hon. Philip S. Lee
<39th 41st>

The 40th Manitoba Legislature was created following a general election in 2011.

The New Democratic Party (NDP) led by Greg Selinger formed a majority government.[1]

Following the election, Hugh McFadyen of the Progressive Conservative Party stepped down as Leader of the Opposition.[1]Brian Pallister became Progressive Conservative party leader and Leader of the Opposition in September 2012.[2]

The Lieutenant Governor is Philip S. Lee.

Members of the 40th Legislative Assembly[edit]

Name Party Riding
     Allan, NancyNancy Allan NDP St. Vital
     Altemeyer, RobRob Altemeyer NDP Wolseley
     Ashton, SteveSteve Ashton NDP Thompson
     Bjornson, PeterPeter Bjornson NDP Gimli
     Maloway, JimJim Maloway NDP Elmwood
     Helwer, RegReg Helwer Progressive Conservative Brandon West
     Braun, ErnaErna Braun NDP Rossmere
     Gaudreau, DaveDave Gaudreau NDP St. Norbert
     Briese, StuStu Briese Progressive Conservative Agassiz
     Caldwell, DrewDrew Caldwell NDP Brandon East
     Chomiak, DavidDavid Chomiak NDP Kildonan
     Cullen, CliffCliff Cullen Progressive Conservative Spruce Woods
     Blady, SharonSharon Blady NDP Kirkfield Park
     Rowat, LeanneLeanne Rowat Progressive Conservative Riding Mountain
     Dewar, GregoryGregory Dewar NDP Selkirk
     Driedger, MyrnaMyrna Driedger Progressive Conservative Charleswood
     Pedersen, BlaineBlaine Pedersen Progressive Conservative Midland
     Eichler, RalphRalph Eichler Progressive Conservative Lakeside
     Friesen, CameronCameron Friesen Progressive Conservative Morden-Winkler
     Wishart, IanIan Wishart Progressive Conservative Portage la Prairie
     Gerrard, JonJon Gerrard Liberal River Heights
     Goertzen, KelvinKelvin Goertzen Progressive Conservative Steinbach
     Graydon, CliffCliff Graydon Progressive Conservative Emerson
     Ewasko, WayneWayne Ewasko Progressive Conservative Lac Du Bonnet
     Chief, KevinKevin Chief NDP Point Douglas
     Howard, JenniferJennifer Howard NDP Fort Rouge
     Allum, JamesJames Allum NDP Fort Garry-Riverview
     Irvin-Ross, KerriKerri Irvin-Ross NDP Fort Richmond
     Pettersen, ClarenceClarence Pettersen NDP Flin Flon
     Jha, BidhuBidhu Jha NDP Radisson
     Crothers, DeanneDeanne Crothers NDP St. James
     Marcelino, TedTed Marcelino NDP Tyndall Park
     Smook, DennisDennis Smook Progressive Conservative La Verendrye
     Lemieux, RonRon Lemieux NDP Dawson Trail
     Mackintosh, GordGord Mackintosh NDP St. Johns
     Maguire, LarryLarry Maguire (until 25 November 2014) Progressive Conservative Arthur-Virden
     Piwniuk, DoyleDoyle Piwniuk
     Marcelino, FlorFlor Marcelino NDP Logan
     Wight, MelanieMelanie Wight NDP Burrows
     McFadyen, HughHugh McFadyen (until July 30, 2012) Progressive Conservative Fort Whyte
     Pallister, BrianBrian Pallister
     Melnick, ChristineChristine Melnick NDP Riel
     Mitchelson, BonnieBonnie Mitchelson Progressive Conservative River East
     Nevakshonoff, TomTom Nevakshonoff NDP Interlake
     Oswald, TheresaTheresa Oswald NDP Seine River
     Reid, DarylDaryl Reid NDP Transcona
     Robinson, EricEric Robinson NDP Kewatinook
     Rondeau, JimJim Rondeau NDP Assiniboia
     Saran, MohinderMohinder Saran NDP The Maples
     Schuler, RonRon Schuler Progressive Conservative St. Paul
     Selby, ErinErin Selby NDP Southdale
     Selinger, GregGreg Selinger NDP St. Boniface
     Stefanson, HeatherHeather Stefanson Progressive Conservative Tuxedo
     Struthers, StanStan Struthers NDP Dauphin
     Swan, AndrewAndrew Swan NDP Minto
     Taillieu, MavisMavis Taillieu (until February 2, 2013) Progressive Conservative Morris
  Martin, ShannonShannon Martin (after January 28, 2014)
     Whitehead, FrankFrank Whitehead (to May 26, 2014) NDP The Pas
     Lathlin, AmandaAmanda Lathlin (from April 22, 2015) NDP
     Wiebe, MattMatt Wiebe NDP Concordia
     Kostyshyn, RonRon Kostyshyn NDP Swan River
Speaker of the Assembly

Source: "MLA Alphabetical Listing". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Retrieved 2014-07-23. 

Standings changes in the 40th Assembly[edit]

Number of members
per party by date
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Oct 6 July 30 Sep 4 Feb 12 Nov 25 Jan 28 Feb 4 May 16 November 13 April 22
     NDP 37 36 35 36 37
     Progressive Conservative 19 18 19 18 17 19
     Liberal 1
     Independent 0 1 0
Total members 57 56 57 56 55 57 56 57
Vacant 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0
Government Majority 17 18 17 18 19 17 16 15 16 17
Membership changes in the 40th Assembly
Date Name District Party Reason
     October 4, 2011 See List of Members Election day of the 40th Manitoba general election
     July 30, 2012 Hugh McFadyen Fort Whyte Progressive Conservative Vacated seat.
     September 4, 2012 Brian Pallister Fort Whyte Progressive Conservative Elected in a by-election.
     February 12, 2013 Mavis Taillieu Morris Progressive Conservative Vacated seat.
     November 25, 2013 Larry Maguire Arthur-Virden Progressive Conservative Vacated seat to run in federal election
     January 28, 2014 Shannon Martin Morris Progressive Conservative Elected in a by-election.
     January 28, 2014 Doyle Piwniuk Arthur-Virden Progressive Conservative Elected in a by-election.
     February 4, 2014 Christine Melnick Riel NDP Removed from caucus.[3]
     May 16, 2014 Frank Whitehead The Pas NDP Vacated seat.
     November 13, 2014 Christine Melnick Riel NDP Readmitted to NDP caucus.
     April 22, 2015 Amanda Lathlin The Pas NDP Elected in a by-election

Source: "MLA Biographies - Living". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Retrieved 2014-07-21. 

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Manitoba NDP wins majority government". CBC News. October 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Leaders of the Opposition - Manitoba". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  3. ^ Kusch, Larry (2014-02-04). "Selinger removes Melnick from caucus". Winnipeg Free Press (Winnipeg). Retrieved 2014-02-04. 
Preceded by
39th Assembly
Manitoba Legislative Assemblies
2011–present
Succeeded by
41st Assembly