Minister of Urban Affairs (Manitoba)

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The Minister of Urban Affairs is a former cabinet position in Manitoba, Canada.

The position was created in the early 1970s, incorporating responsibilities that had previously been held by the Minister of Municipal Affairs. It was discontinued by the government of Gary Doer in 1999.

List of Ministers of Urban Affairs[edit]

  Name Party Took Office Left Office
  Sidney Green (*)
New Democratic Party September 9, 1971 March 3, 1972
  Sidney Green
New Democratic Party July 21, 1972 February 15, 1973
  Ben Hanuschak
New Democratic Party February 15, 1973 August 29, 1973
  Saul Miller
New Democratic Party August 29, 1973 January 28, 1974
  Edward Schreyer
New Democratic Party January 28, 1974 December 23, 1974
  Saul Miller
New Democratic Party December 23, 1974 October 24, 1977
  Gerald Mercier (*)
Progressive Conservative October 24, 1977 November 30, 1981
  Eugene Kostyra
New Democratic Party November 30, 1981 November 4, 1983
  Mary Beth Dolin
New Democratic Party November 4, 1983 January 30, 1985
  Laurent Desjardins
New Democratic Party January 30, 1985 April 17, 1986
  Gary Doer
New Democratic Party April 17, 1986 May 9, 1988
  Gerald Ducharme
Progressive Conservative May 9, 1988 February 5, 1991
  James Ernst
Progressive Conservative February 5, 1991 September 10, 1993
  Linda McIntosh (*)
Progressive Conservative September 10, 1993 May 9, 1995
  Jack Reimer
Progressive Conservative May 9, 1995 October 5, 1999
  • Note: From 1966 to 1968, Thelma Forbes was designated as Minister of Urban Development and Municipal Affairs.
  • From 1971 to 1972, Sidney Green served as Minister responsible for Urban Affairs. This was not a full cabinet portfolio, although Green was already a member of cabinet by virtue of being Minister of Mines, Resources and Environmental Management.
  • From 1978 to 1979, Gerald Mercier was designated as Minister of Municipal and Urban Affairs.
  • Linda McIntosh was designated as Minister of Urban Affairs and Housing.

Sources: [1], [2]