Father, we thank you for the strength you have given to MLA Jon Gerrard of the River Heights area. Lead him in the opportunities that will be for the benefit of the constituency and the people of this community. Give him the ability to be the visionary you have called him to be. Bless his family members and may love along with faithfulness never leave them in Jesus’ name, Amen.
Between 1985 and 1992, Dr. Gerrard was director of pediatric oncology and hematology at the Children’s Hospital. He has also taught medicine at the University of Manitoba between 1980 and 1993. From 1993 to 1997, Dr. Gerrard was secretary of state for the Chrétien government. He was the leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party from 1998 until 2013.