Minister of Labour and Immigration (Manitoba)

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The Minister of Labour and Immigration of the Canadian province of Manitoba is a member of the Executive Council of Manitoba, which is informally known as the Cabinet. This position was formerly known as the Minister of Labour. The current Minister of Labour and Immigration is Erna Braun.

From January 13, 2012 to October 18, 2013, the responsibilities of this portfolio were redistributed between the Minister of Family Services and Labour and the Minister of Immigration and Multiculturalism.

List of Ministers of Labour/Labour and Immigration in Manitoba[edit]

  • (*) Official title: Minister of Labour and Manpower.
  • (**) Official title: Minister of Labour and Housing.
Name Party Took Office Left Office
William Clubb Lib-Prog May 27, 1932 November 4, 1940
Seymour Farmer CCF November 4, 1940 December 19, 1942
Errick Willis Cons December 19, 1942 February 5, 1944
James McLenaghen PC February 5, 1944 February 11, 1946
C. Rhodes Smith Lib-Prog February 11, 1946 December 14, 1948
Charles Greenlay PC December 14, 1948 1950
Lib-Prog 1950 June 30, 1958
John W.M. Thompson PC June 30, 1958 December 21, 1959
John Benson Carroll PC December 21, 1959 December 27, 1963
Obie Baizley PC February 27, 1963 September 24, 1968
Charles Witney PC September 24, 1968 July 15, 1969
Russell Paulley NDP July 15, 1969 October 24, 1977
Norma Price PC October 24, 1977 October 20, 1978
Ken MacMaster(*) PC October 20, 1978 November 30, 1981
Victor Schroeder(*) NDP November 30, 1981 July 19, 1982
Mary Dolin(*) NDP July 19, 1982 January 30, 1985
Alvin Mackling NDP January 30, 1985 September 21, 1987
Muriel Smith(**) NDP September 21, 1987 May 9, 1988
Edward Connery PC May 9, 1988 April 21, 1989
Gerrie Hammond PC April 21, 1989 September 11, 1990
Darren Praznik PC September 11, 1990 May 9, 1995
Vic Toews PC May 9, 1995 January 6, 1997
Harold Gilleshammer PC January 6, 1997 February 5, 1999
Mike Radcliffe PC February 5, 1999 October 5, 1999
Becky Barrett NDP October 5, 1999 June 25, 2003
Steve Ashton NDP June 25, 2003 November 4, 2003
Nancy Allan NDP November 4, 2003 November 3, 2009
Jennifer Howard NDP November 3, 2009 January 13, 2012
Erna Braun NDP October 18, 2013 incumbent