MLA: CAMERON FRIESEN – MORDEN-WINKLER * MANITOBA PC CRITIC FOR FINANCE, CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION AND THE CROWN CORPORATIONS PUBLIC REVIEW AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT

Lord, we lift before you our MLA Cameron Friesen. We thank you for his role in our government. Lord, we ask that you would continue to conduct his life and may he walk in harmony with the members of his constituency.  Lord, I thank you that you will continue to bestow your wisdom as Cameron actively pursues advanced learning. May his search for knowledge lead him to follow after your heart and your ways. With resettling in Morden/ Winkler area may his family experience your favour and grace in their lives. In Jesus Name, Amen




Years in Legislature: 2011 – Present


After being elected as MLA for Morden—Winkler, Cameron assumed the role of Critic for Education. Under the new PC Leader Brian Pallister, Cameron moved to the role of Health Critic and now Finance Critic.


Cameron was previously Executive Assistant to the Member of Parliament for Portage–Lisgar, working with local stakeholders to enhance and grow the Morden—Winkler region. He was liaison to local government, business and industry, and resolved issues for employees and employers, new Canadians, seniors, community organizations and farmers.


Cameron’s twelve-year teaching career included positions in Winnipeg, Steinbach and Morden school divisions. He built solid programs through a commitment to fundamentals like measurable outcomes and meaningful assessment of learners, gaining the respect of students, peers and the community, and earning a reputation as a hardworking educator and advocate for music education in the public school system.


Cameron is dedicated to life-long learning; he holds degrees from CMBC, University of British Columbia and University of Manitoba and has completed courses in the management and administration program at University of Winnipeg.


Cameron was born and raised in Morden. He and Shelley have been married for 20 years. Their love of the area and commitment to community and family brought them back home ten years ago, where they are now proudly raising their three children.