Brian Pallister

Canadian politician

Brian William Pallister, MLA (born July 6, 1954) is a Canadian politician. He is the 22nd Premier of Manitoba. He was in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1992 to 1997. In the Manitoba general election, 2016, Pallister and the Progressive Conservative party won a majority government.[1]

Brian Pallister

Pallister in 2017
22nd Premier of Manitoba
Assumed office
May 3, 2016
MonarchElizabeth II
Lieutenant GovernorJanice Filmon
Preceded byGreg Selinger
Leader of the Opposition in Manitoba
In office
July 30, 2012 – May 3, 2016
Preceded byHugh McFadyen
Succeeded byFlor Marcelino
Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba
Assumed office
July 30, 2012
DeputyHeather Stefanson
Preceded byHugh McFadyen
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Fort Whyte
Assumed office
September 4, 2012
Preceded byHugh McFadyen
ConstituencyFort Whyte
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Portage la Prairie
In office
September 15, 1992 – April 28, 1997
Preceded byEdward Connery
Succeeded byDavid Faurschou
Member of Parliament
for Portage—Lisgar
In office
November 27, 2000 – October 14, 2008
Preceded byJake Hoeppner
Succeeded byCandice Hoeppner
Manitoba Minister of Government Services
In office
May 9, 1995 – January 6, 1997
PremierGary Filmon
Preceded byGerry Ducharme
Succeeded byFrank Pitura
Personal details
Brian William Pallister

(1954-07-06) July 6, 1954 (age 69)
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
Political partyProgressive Conservative Party of Manitoba
Other political
Conservative Party of Canada (2003–present)
Canadian Alliance (2000–2003)
Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (before 1993 – 2000)
Height6 ft 8 in (2.03m)
Spouse(s)Esther Johnson Pallister
ResidenceWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Alma materBrandon University
OccupationFinancial analyst, civil servant

References Edit

  1. "Brian Pallister takes over Tory leadership in Manitoba". CBC News. July 30, 2012.

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