Lord today, we lift up to you, Hon. Premier Heather Stefanson. We thank you Lord for her heart to serve Manitoba. We ask, Lord, that you would continue to cultivate in her heart your desire for Manitoba. We ask that Heather would have favour with her colleagues and all Manitobans. Bless her with wisdom, foresight, and discernment. We ask that you would give her clear vision and direction and the strength to carry it forth. We want to bless Heather and her family with health, safety, and love. Amen.
Heather Stefanson was elected as the MLA for Tuxedo in 2000 and re-elected in 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2016. In 2016, Stefanson was appointed Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Keeper of the Great Seal of the Province of Manitoba, and Deputy Premier. She is now Minister of Families and retains her role of Deputy Premier. An investment advisor, Stefanson earned her bachelor of arts from the University of Western Ontario before completing her financial education at the Canadian Securities Institute. She also worked as an advisor in the offices of the prime minister, the Federal Minister of Agriculture and the Provincial Minister of Education. She and her husband Jason have two children.