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God in heaven, we thank you for the track record and legacy of leadership that Mr. Caldwell brings to his role as MLA for Brandon East. We ask that you would grant him great favour in his role as an advocate for the people of his constituency. Help him in his work so that many others will benefit from his vision, passion and hard work.

Keep him in good health. Protect him from harm.


“I’m proud to work for Brandon East to deliver funding for new infrastructure, health care, education and our neighbourhoods – so we can keep Brandon moving forward. I am equally proud that Brandon East is always open to help all people in times of need.”

Drew is a strong representative for Brandon, working for improved health care, great schools, affordable housing and more opportunities for young people. He has served as Minister of Education, Training and Youth, and Minister of Family Services and Housing. He is currently the legislative assistant to Premier Greg Selinger.

Before his election to the Manitoba Legislature, Drew was a three-term city councilor for the historic downtown Rosser Ward in Brandon. He was first elected to Brandon City Council in 1992, re-elected in 1995 and acclaimed in 1998. He was a founding director of the Brandon Regional Health Authority. Drew also served elected terms on the Board of Directors of the Association of Manitoba Municipalities, the Manitoba Association of Urban Municipalities and the Union of Manitoba Municipalities.

More about Drew

  • Served on the executive of the Downtown Brandon Business Improvement Area, the City of Brandon Poverty Committee, the Brandon University Alumni Association, the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, the Brandon Folk Music and Art Society, the Rosser Ward Citizens’ Association, Heritage Brandon and the Park Community Centre.
  • Member of the Marquis Project, the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, the Royal Canadian Legion and the Westman Environmental Council, among others.
  • Born and raised in Brandon, Drew received his early education in Brandon public schools and earned a B.A. (Hons.) at Brandon University.
  • Receive a B.Ed. from Queen’s University in Kingston, and did graduate work in history at McGill University in Montreal.