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HON. DARYL REID – MLA FOR TRANSCONA – SPEAKER OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

Jesus, thank you that you have raised up Daryl Reid to represent the people of Transcona.
Over this next season we pray that you would give him an increased awareness of
people’s needs across the province. Thank you for his compassion for people and
we pray that you would use him in great ways to bless the province. Fill him
with your joy and may he sense your presence in his life. In Jesus name, amen.


“Folks are moving back here, recognizing that Manitoba is a great place to live and to work and to raise a family.”

A third-generation resident of Transcona, Daryl understands the needs of working families. As an employee of CN Rail, Daryl began his career at the Transcona shops in 1969. Daryl works hard for a clean environment, accessible health care, equal education opportunities, fair taxes and jobs for all Manitobans.

In October 2011, Reid was elected speaker of the Legislative Assembly following the retirement of MLA George Hickes, who served as speaker for 12 years.

Daryl was first elected as an MLA in 1990 and was re-elected in 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2011. He served as the chairperson for the Manitoba Government’s Graduated Driver Licensing Task Force. He also served as the chairperson of the Government’s 2020 Manitoba Transportation Task Force, and served for 12 years on the Board of Directors of the Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation.

More About Daryl

  • Served as shop steward and executive board member for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), and as a member of the Shop Safety Committee.
  • National President of his railway employee association, from 1986 to 1990.
  • Has participated in community sports as both a coach and player, including hockey and curling, serving as hockey coach for Oxford Heights Community Club, Park City West Community Club and as a coach for the Transcona Turbos.
  • Married to Sheila Grierson and together they raised three children. They are members of the Transcona Memorial United Church.
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