Brian entered politics in 1992 as the MLA for Portage La Prairie and became Minister of Government Services in 1995. In 2000, he was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Portage-Lisgar. During his 8-year tenure as an MP, he served as a parliamentary secretary and as chair of the House of Commons Finance Committee.
In July of 2012, Brian became leader of the Manitoba PC Party. He was elected as MLA for Fort Whyte four months later. On April 19, 2016, he became Manitoba’s twenty-second premier, with PC candidates winning 40 of 57 seats.
Brian resides in Winnipeg with his wife Esther and their two daughters, Quinn and Shawn.
- October 11, 2017
Wab Kinew needs to come clean on NDP support for a death tax in Manitoba
- September 11, 2017
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month marked in Manitoba
While Manitoba Progressive Conservative MLAs have been asking the Official Opposition to join in the fight against the federal government’s small business tax hikes, Manitobans have learned that NDP Leader Wab Kinew is musing about a new tax of his...
- September 5, 2017
Johnson appointed to treasury board
Official annual recognition will increase awareness of importance of fighting cancer in kids: Ewasko Gold ribbons and gold balloons have become visible in our province in the past several days, as September is now officially recognized as Childhood Cancer Awareness...
- April 25, 2017
House passes MLA’s resolution fighting child pornography
Interlake MLA joins major financial oversight committee of government Arborg – Interlake MLA Derek Johnson has been appointed by Premier Brian Pallister to serve as a member of Treasury Board, the main financial oversight committee of the Government of Manitoba. “I am...
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