Thank you Lord for MLA Bernadette Smith of the Point Douglas area. Give her clarity and the ability to make good decisions. Help her to know what is of real value to the people of that community. Fill her heart with grace and peace. May her family be aware of your love and care for them. In Christ’s name. Amen.
Bernadette Smith was first elected in a bi-election in 2017 and was re-elected in 2019. She was born and raised in the North End and is a proud Indigenous mother and grandmother. Bernadette is the co-founder of both the Manitoba Coalition of Families of Missing and Murdered Women in Manitoba (CFMMWM) and the Drag the Red Initiative. Also, she annually organizes the No Stone Unturned Concert for Missing and Murdered in Manitoba. Bernadette’s sister, Claudette Osborne, has been missing from Winnipeg since 2008.