Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation (Manitoba)

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The Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation was a cabinet minister in the government of Manitoba, Canada.

The position was created in 1999 by a merger of the departments of Highways and Transportation and that of Government Services. The new department was initially called the Ministry of Highways and Government Services. Its name was changed to the Ministry of Transportation and Government Services on January 17, 2001, and then to the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation on September 21, 2006.

The Manitoba cabinet was re-organized after the provincial general election of 2016. The ministry's infrastructure responsibiities were assigned to the new ministry of Infrastructure under the direction of Blaine Pedersen. [1] The transportation responsibilities formed part of the new ministry of Growth, Enterprise and Trade under the direction of Cliff Cullen.

Ministers of Transportation and Government Services[2]
  Name Party Took Office Left Office
  Steve Ashton
New Democratic Party October 5, 1999 September 25, 2002
  Scott Smith
New Democratic Party September 25, 2002 November 4, 2003
  Ron Lemieux
New Democratic Party November 4, 2003 November 3, 2009
  Steve Ashton
New Democratic Party November 3, 2009 April 19, 2016


  1. ^ "A breakdown of provincial cabinet changes". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 17 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "MLA Biographies - Living". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Retrieved 17 July 2017. 

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