Manitoba

Manitoba is one of three Canadian affiliate provinces in CSG’s Midwestern Legislative Conference. Our snapshot provides information on the provincial government of Manitoba and its legislature.

Snapshot

Key Offices
PremierBrian Pallister
Deputy PremierKelvin Goertzen
SpeakerMyrna Driedger
Minister of JusticeCameron Friesen
Minister of FinanceScott Fielding
Legislative Branch
Seats57
Progressive Conservative36
New Democratic Party18
Liberal3
Eligible Elector Population20,815-24,260
Length of termEvery
Legislative Assembly shall continue for
five years from the 10th day after the
day upon which polling takes place for
the general election of members; but
the Lieutenant Governor may at any
time dissolve the Assembly if he or she
deems it advisable.
Term limitsNo term limits
Judicial Branch
Highest CourtThe Manitoba Court of Appeal
Chief JusticeLori Spivak
Number of Justices12
Method of SelectionAppointed by federal government