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 caucuses
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
Hon. Janice Filmon
<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 was Philip S. Lee until 2015, then Janice Filmon.

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