Lord, Thank you for MLA Bernadette Smith surround her today with your wisdom and guidance and give her the strength of character, integrity and ability to make good decisions. Fill her with compassion and a conscious awareness of the needs of the people in the Point Douglass Constituency. Bless her family with good health and peace in their everyday lives. In Jesus’ 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.