38th Manitoba Legislature

The members of the 38th Manitoba Legislature were elected in the Manitoba general election held in June 2003.[1] The legislature sat from June 23, 2003 to April 20, 2007.[2]

The New Democratic Party led by Gary Doer formed the government.[1]

Stuart Murray of the Progressive Conservative Party was Leader of the Opposition. Hugh McFadyen was elected party leader in 2006[3] after Murray resigned in November 2005.[4]

George Hickes served as speaker for the assembly.[1]

There were five sessions of the 38th Legislature:[2]

Session Start End
1st June 23, 2003 October 1, 2003
2nd November 20, 2003 June 10, 2004
3rd November 22, 2004 June 16, 2005
4th October 27, 2005 June 13, 2006
5th November 15, 2006 April 19, 2007

Peter Liba was Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba until June 30, 2004, when John Harvard became lieutenant governor.[5]

Members of the AssemblyEdit

The following members were elected to the assembly in 2003:[1]

Member Electoral district Party[6]
  Larry Maguire Arthur-Virden Progressive Conservative
  Jim Rondeau Assiniboia NDP
  Drew Caldwell Brandon East NDP
  Scott Smith Brandon West NDP
  Doug Martindale Burrows NDP
  Denis Rocan Carman Progressive Conservative
  Myrna Driedger Charleswood Progressive Conservative
  Gary Doer Concordia NDP
  Stan Struthers Dauphin—Roblin NDP
  Jim Maloway Elmwood NDP
  Jack Penner Emerson Progressive Conservative
  Gerard Jennissen Flin Flon NDP
  Kerri Irvin-Ross Fort Garry NDP
  Tim Sale Fort Rouge NDP
  John Loewen Fort Whyte Progressive Conservative
  Peter Bjornson Gimli NDP
  Kevin Lamoureux Inkster Liberal
  Tom Nevakshonoff Interlake NDP
  Dave Chomiak Kildonan NDP
  Stuart Murray Kirkfield Park Progressive Conservative
  Gerald Hawranik Lac du Bonnet Progressive Conservative
  Ralph Eichler Lakeside Progressive Conservative
  Ron Lemieux La Verendrye NDP
  Diane McGifford Lord Roberts NDP
  Leanne Rowat Minnedosa Progressive Conservative
  MaryAnn Mihychuk Minto NDP
  Mavis Taillieu Morris Progressive Conservative
  Peter Dyck Pembina Progressive Conservative
  George Hickes Point Douglas NDP
  David Faurschou Portage la Prairie Progressive Conservative
  Bidhu Jha Radisson NDP
  Christine Melnick Riel NDP
  Bonnie Mitchelson River East Progressive Conservative
  Jon Gerrard River Heights Liberal
  Harry Schellenberg Rossmere NDP
  Eric Robinson Rupertsland NDP
  Len Derkach Russell Progressive Conservative
  Greg Selinger St. Boniface NDP
  Bonnie Korzeniowski St. James NDP
  Gord Mackintosh St. Johns NDP
  Marilyn Brick St. Norbert NDP
  Nancy Allan St. Vital NDP
  Glen Cummings Ste. Rose Progressive Conservative
  Theresa Oswald Seine River NDP
  Gregory Dewar Selkirk NDP
  Jack Reimer Southdale Progressive Conservative
  Ron Schuler Springfield Progressive Conservative
  Kelvin Goertzen Steinbach Progressive Conservative
  Rosann Wowchuk Swan River NDP
  Cris Aglugub The Maples NDP
  Oscar Lathlin The Pas NDP
  Steve Ashton Thompson NDP
  Daryl Reid Transcona NDP
  Merv Tweed Turtle Mountain Progressive Conservative
  Heather Stefanson Tuxedo Progressive Conservative
  Conrad Santos Wellington NDP
  Rob Altemeyer Wolseley NDP



By-elections were held to replace members for various reasons:

Electoral district Member elected Affiliation Election date Reason
Minto Andrew Swan NDP June 22, 2004 M Mihychuk resigned May 21, 2004[7] to run for mayor of Winnipeg[8]
Turtle Mountain Cliff Cullen Progressive Conservative July 2, 2004 M Tweed resigned May 25, 2004 to run for federal seat[7]
Fort Whyte Hugh McFadyen Progressive Conservative December 13, 2005 J Loewen resigned September 26, 2005 to run for federal seat[7]



  1. ^ a b c d "Members of the Thirty-Eighth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (2003–2007)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2014-07-20.
  2. ^ a b "Sessional Information" (PDF). Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-05-13. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  3. ^ "Leaders of the Opposition - Manitoba". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2013-11-23.
  4. ^ "Murray expected to be museum CEO". Winnipeg Free Press. September 15, 2009.
  5. ^ "Past lieutenant governors". Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-01-05. Retrieved 2014-07-21.
  6. ^ "Historical Summaries" (PDF). Elections Manitoba. Retrieved 2013-11-23.
  7. ^ a b c "Biographies of Living Members". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-03-30. Retrieved 2014-07-13.
  8. ^ "MaryAnn Mihychuk to seek federal Liberal nod in Winnipeg riding". CBC News. Apr 30, 2014.