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.
- April 25, 2017
House passes MLA’s resolution fighting child pornography
- April 3, 2017
Progressive Conservative Caucus remits salary increase
Ottawa to be urged to change Criminal Code, copyright law to help victims: Yakimoski Blair Yakimoski, Progressive Conservative MLA for Transcona, today saw his private member’s resolution against child pornography passed by the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Through the resolution,...
- March 16, 2017
NEWS RELEASE – MLA’s bill would create Silver Alert system to find missing Manitobans
PC MLAs lead by example, deliver on commitment to voluntarily freeze their wages Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative MLAs today provided personal cheques to the Government of Manitoba totaling over $70,000 as part of their commitment to freeze their own wages. “Manitobans...
- March 1, 2017
NEWS RELEASE – PC Caucus takes voluntary wage freeze
First-of-its-kind legislation in Canada would apply to all adults with cognitive impairments: Isleifson Bill 214 introduced by Len Isleifson, MLA for Brandon East, to establish legislation for a Silver Alert system was debated at second reading today. The private member’s...
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