Brian Bowman (politician)

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His Worship
Brian Bowman
Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman - 2017 (37017567232) (cropped).jpg
Mayor of Winnipeg
Assumed office
November 4, 2014
Preceded by Sam Katz
Personal details
Born (1971-08-18) August 18, 1971 (age 46)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Political party Progressive Conservative[1]
Spouse(s) Tracy Bowman
Children 2
Alma mater
Occupation Politician
Profession Lawyer

Brian Thomas Douglas Bowman (born August 18, 1971) is a Canadian politician, the current mayor of Winnipeg, Manitoba since the 2014 municipal election.[2][3][4]

Personal and early life[edit]

He is a self-identified Métis,[1] and is the first mayor of aboriginal descent in the city's history, according to CBC News.[5] He worked as a privacy lawyer prior to entering the municipal election.[1]


He has been involved in the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba, although he has never held elected office prior to his election to the mayoralty.[1]

Electoral record[edit]

2014 Winnipeg Mayoral
Candidate Votes %
(x) Brian Bowman 111,504 47.54
Judy Wasylycia-Leis 58,440 24.29
Robert-Falcon Ouellette 36,823 15.70
Gord Steeves 21,080 8.99
David Sanders 3,718 1.59
Paula Havixbeck 2,083 0.89
Michel Fillion 898 0.38