MLA Blair Yakimoski, Transcona

Dear Lord and heavenly King we bring before You MLA Blair Yakimoski.  Direct his steps according to Your word, for his decisions have a great impact on his constituents. Help him, Lord, to speak up for righteousness and stand up against evil. May he work tirelessly to untangle the social issues which are impacting our province and nation negatively. We make this prayer through Christ our Lord. Amen…….

Blair Yakimoski was elected to his first term as the MLA for Transcona on April 19, 2016. In addition to his duties as MLA, he serves as the Deputy Whip for the Manitoba PC Caucus. Born and raised in Transcona, Blair’s family life has always been deeply intertwined with daily life in Transcona. His father ran the produce department in the old Shop Easy in downtown Transcona near the library while his mother worked at the dental office around the corner. Blair’s youth is filled with fond memories of playing hockey in the old barn at the East End Community Club, attending mass at St. Michael’s, and proudly graduating from Murdoch Mackay Collegiate. Always proud of his Ukrainian Heritage, Blair met his wife Amy when they danced and travelled the world with the internationally renowned Rusalka Dance Ensemble. Blair and Amy have been married 25 years and have raised 3 children, all of whom are pursuing their dreams at university.