Order of precedence in Manitoba

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This article is about the order of precedence for dignitaries in the province of Manitoba. For the federal list of precedence for Canadian dignitaries, see Canadian order of precedence.

The Manitoba order of precedence is a nominal and symbolic hierarchy of important positions within the province of Manitoba. It has no legal standing but is used to dictate ceremonial protocol at events of a provincial nature.

  1. Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba (Janice Filmon, CM OM)[1]
  2. President of the Executive Council, otherwise known as the Premier of Manitoba (Greg Selinger, MLA)[2][3]
  3. Chief Justice of Manitoba (Richard J. F. Chartier)[4]
  4. Former Lieutenant Governors of Manitoba in order of seniority of taking office[5]
    1. Pearl McGonigal, CM OM (1981–1986)
    2. Yvon Dumont, OM (1993–1999)
    3. John Harvard, PC OM (2004–2009)
    4. Philip S. Lee, CM OM (2009–2015)
  5. Former Presidents of the Executive Council of Manitoba in order of seniority in taking office[6]
    1. Edward Schreyer, PC CC CMM OM CD (1969–1977)
    2. Howard Pawley, PC OC OM (1981–1988)
    3. Gary Filmon, PC OC OM (1988–1999)
    4. Gary Doer, OM (1999–2009)
  6. Members of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada residing in Manitoba by order of seniority of taking the Oath of Office
    1. Otto Lang, PC OC QC (1968)
    2. Jake Epp, PC OC (1979)
    3. Lloyd Axworthy, PC OC OM (1980)
    4. Jack Murta, PC (1984)
    5. Charles Mayer, PC (1984)
    6. Saul Cherniack, PC CM OM QC (1984)
    7. Jon Gerrard, PC MLA (1993)
    8. Rey Pagtakhan, PC (2001)
    9. Gary Filmon, PC OC OM (2001)
    10. Bill Blaikie, PC (2004)
    11. Raymond Simard, PC (2004)
    12. Vic Toews, PC QC (2006)
    13. Steven Fletcher, PC MP (2008)
    14. Shelly Glover, PC MP (2013)
    15. Candice Bergen, PC MP (2013)
  7. Members of the Executive Council of Manitoba in relative order of seniority of appointment[2]
    1. Steve Ashton, MLA (1999)
    2. Dave Chomiak, MLA (1999)
    3. Gord Mackintosh, MLA (1999)
    4. Eric Robinson, MLA (1999)
    5. Ron Lemieux, MLA (1999)
    6. Stan Struthers, MLA (1999)
    7. Peter Bjornson, MLA (2003)
    8. Theresa Oswald, MLA (2004)
    9. Kerri Irvin-Ross, MLA (2006)
    10. Andrew Swan, MLA (2008)
    11. Jennifer Howard, MLA (2009)
    12. Flor Marcelino, MLA (2009)
    13. Erin Selby, MLA (2011)
    14. Kevin Chief, MLA (2012)
    15. Ron Kostyshyn, MLA (2012)
    16. Sharon Blady, MLA (2013)
    17. Erna Braun, MLA (2013)
    18. James Allum, MLA (2013)
  8. Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba (Glenn Joyal)[7]
  9. Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (Daryl Reid, MLA)[8]
  10. Puisne Judges of the Court of Appeal and of the Court of Queen's Bench in relative order of seniority of appointment[7][9]
    1. Robert Carr (1983; supernumerary since 2006)
    2. Michel Monnin (1984)
    3. Kenneth R. Hanssen (1984; supernumerary since 2008)
    4. Kris Stefanson (1988; supernumerary since 2008)
    5. Rodney Mykle (1989; supernumerary since 2007)
    6. Gerry Mercier, QC (1989; supernumerary since 2009)
    7. Robyn Diamond (1989; supernumerary since 2011)
    8. Jeffrey Oliphant (1990; supernumerary since 2008)
    9. Albert Clearwater (1992; supernumerary since 2007)
    10. Alan MacInnes (1992; supernumerary since 2010)
    11. Holly C. Beard (1992)
    12. Perry Schulman, QC (1993; supernumerary since 2008)
    13. Barbara Hamilton, QC (1995)
    14. Freda Steel (1995)
    15. Brenda Keyser (1995)
    16. John A. Menzies (1996)
    17. Marc M. Monnin (1997)
    18. Deborah McCawley, QC (1997)
    19. Donald Little, QC (1998)
    20. Morris Kaufman (1998; supernumerary since 2010)
    21. Laurie Allen, QC (1998)
    22. Douglas Yard, QC (1998)
    23. Donald Bryk, QC (1999)
    24. Frank Aquila (2000)
    25. Robert B. Doyle (2000)
    26. Murray Sinclair (2001)
    27. Joan McKelvey (2001)
    28. Martin Freedman, QC (2002)
    29. Colleen Suche, QC (2002)
    30. Marilyn Goldberg, QC (2002)
    31. Shawn Greenberg (2003)
    32. Karen Simonsen (2004)
    33. Marianne Rivoalen (2005)
    34. Lori Spivak (2005)
    35. Lori Douglas (2005)
    36. Richard J. F. Chartier (2006)
    37. A. Catherine Everett (2006)
    38. Michael Thomson (2007)
    39. Douglas Abra, QC (2007)
    40. Brian Midwinter, QC (2008)
    41. Robert G. Cummings (2008)
    42. Joan MacPhail, QC (2009)
    43. Chris W. Martin (2009)
    44. William Johnston (2009)
    45. William J. Burnett, QC (2009)
    46. Robert A. Dewar, QC (2009)
    47. Rick Saull (2010)
    48. Gerald L. Chartier (2010)
    49. Diana M. Cameron (2011)
    50. Shane Perlmutter (2011)
    51. Herbert Rempel (2011)
  11. Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly (Brian Pallister, MLA)[3]
  12. Archbishop of St. Boniface (Albert LeGatt)[10]
  13. Bishop of Rupert's Land (Donald Phillips)[11]
  14. Archbishop of Winnipeg (Richard Gagnon)[12]
  15. Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church
  16. Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Catholic Church (Lawrence Daniel Huculak, OSBM)[13]
  17. Chairman of the Manitoba Conference of the United Church of Canada (Barb Jardine)[14]
  18. Chairman of the Manitoba Conference of the Presbyterian Church in Canada
  19. Chairman or other representative persons of the following denominations as indicated below and whose person will be signified to the Clerk of the Executive Council from time to time:
    1. Lutheran Church
    2. Jewish Rabbi
    3. The Mennonite faith
    4. The Baptist Church
    5. The Salvation Army
    6. The Pastors Evangelical Fellowship
  20. Members of the House of Commons residing in Manitoba by order of seniority in taking office
    1. Pat Martin, MP (1997)
    2. James Bezan, MP (2004)
    3. Joy Smith, MP (2004)
    4. Rod Bruinooge, MP (2006)
    5. Niki Ashton, MP (2008)
    6. Kevin Lamoureux, MP (2010)
    7. Robert Sopuck, MP (2010)
    8. Joyce Bateman, MP (2011)
    9. Lawrence Toet, MP (2011)
    10. Ted Falk, MP (2013)
    11. Larry Maguire, MP (2013)
  21. Members of the Legislative Assembly
    1. Bonnie Mitchelson, MLA
    2. Gregory Dewar, MLA
    3. Myrna Driedger, MLA
    4. Nancy Allan, MLA
    5. Drew Caldwell, MLA
    6. Jon Gerrard, MLA
    7. Tom Nevakshonoff, MLA
    8. Jim Rondeau, MLA
    9. Heather Stefanson, MLA
    10. Ron Schuler, MLA
    11. Rob Altemeyer, MLA
    12. Ralph Eichler, MLA
    13. Kelvin Goertzen, MLA
    14. Bidhu Jha, MLA
    15. Christine Melnick, MLA
    16. Leanne Rowat, MLA
    17. Cliff Cullen, MLA
    18. Sharon Blady, MLA
    19. Erna Braun, MLA
    20. Stu Briese, MLA
    21. Cliff Graydon, MLA
    22. Blaine Pedersen, MLA
    23. Mohinder Saran, MLA
    24. Matt Wiebe, MLA
    25. Deanne Crothers, MLA
    26. Wayne Ewasko, MLA
    27. Cameron Friesen, MLA
    28. Dave Gaudreau, MLA
    29. Reg Helwer, MLA
    30. Jim Maloway, MLA
    31. Ted Marcelino, MLA
    32. Clarence Pettersen, MLA
    33. Dennis Smook, MLA
    34. Melanie Wight, MLA
    35. Ian Wishart, MLA
    36. Shannon Martin, MLA
  22. County Court Judges in relative order of seniority of appointment
  23. Magistrates in relative order of seniority of appointment
  24. Members of the local consular corps in relative order of seniority of appointment
  25. Mayors, Reeves and local government administrators in relative order of date of taking office

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "Cabinet Ministers". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. April 2014. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "MLA Biographies - Living". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  4. ^ "About the Court of Appeal". Manitoba Courts. August 15, 2014. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Past Lieutenant Governors". Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. Retrieved September 7, 2012. 
  6. ^ Gordon, Goldsborough (December 16, 2010). "Premiers of Manitoba". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved September 7, 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "Court of Queen's Bench - Judges". Manitoba Courts. February 24, 2012. Retrieved September 7, 2012. 
  8. ^ "The Speaker of the House". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Retrieved September 7, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Court of Appeal - Judges". Manitoba Courts. March 3, 2011. Retrieved September 7, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Biography". Archdiocese of Saint Boniface. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Bishop". Diocese of Rupert's Land. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Archbishop Richard Gagnon". Archdiocese of Winnipeg. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Administration". Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Winnipeg. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Conference Staff". The United Church of Canada – Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. Retrieved August 16, 2014.