Minister of Health (Manitoba)

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The Minister of Health is a cabinet minister in the government of Manitoba.

  • (+) Official title: Minister of Health and Public Welfare (from July 12, 1928, until 1940, and again from 1952 until October 25, 1961).
  • (*) Official title: Minister of Health and Social Development (from 1969 until October 1978), and Health and Community Services (from October 1978 to November 15, 1979).
  • (**) Official title: Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living from May 3, 2016.[1]
List of Health Ministers in Manitoba[2][3]
Name Party Took Office Left Office
Charles Cannon UFM/Prog November 19, 1924 September 9, 1927
Edward Montgomery(+) UFM/Prog September 9, 1927 October 14, 1932
Isaac Griffiths(+) Lib-Prog May 28, 1935 November 4, 1940
James McLenaghen PC November 4, 1940 February 5, 1944
Ivan Schultz Lib-Prog February 5, 1944 November 7, 1952
Francis Bell(+) Lib-Prog November 7, 1952 January 25, 1955
Robert Bend(+) Lib-Prog January 25, 1955 June 30, 1958
George Johnson(+) PC June 30, 1958 December 9, 1963
Charles Witney PC December 9, 1963 September 24, 1968
George Johnson PC September 24, 1968 July 15, 1969
Sidney Green(*) NDP July 15, 1969 December 18, 1969
Rene Toupin(*) NDP December 18, 1969 January 28, 1974
Saul Miller(*) NDP January 28, 1974 December 23, 1974
Laurent Desjardins(*) NDP December 23, 1974 October 24, 1977
Louis Sherman (*) PC October 24, 1977 November 30, 1981
Laurent Desjardins NDP November 30, 1981 September 21, 1987
Wilson Parasiuk NDP September 21, 1987 May 9, 1988
Donald Orchard PC May 9, 1988 September 10, 1993
James McCrae PC September 10, 1993 January 6, 1997
Darren Praznik PC January 6, 1997 February 5, 1999
Eric Stefanson PC February 5, 1999 October 5, 1999
David Chomiak NDP October 5, 1999 October 12, 2004
Tim Sale NDP October 12, 2004 September 28, 2006
Theresa Oswald NDP September 28, 2006 October 18, 2013
Erin Selby NDP October 18, 2013 November 3, 2014
Sharon Blady NDP November 3, 2014 May 3, 2016
Kelvin Goertzen(**) PC May 3, 2016 Present

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A breakdown of provincial cabinet changes". Winnipeg Free Press. Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  2. ^ "MLA Biographies - Deceased". The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Government of Manitoba. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  3. ^ "MLA Biographies - Living". The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Government of Manitoba. Retrieved 20 July 2017.