Lord, we give thanks for the humble service of Drew Caldwell. As an educator he has placed high value on ensuring that young boys and girls, made in Your image, have had access to a quality education. We thank you for making him a man of compassion, not only caring for our hospitals, but for using his gifts and talents wisely in making sure we treat our environment, Your creation, with dignity. As he makes his best efforts to serve the people of Brandon and Manitoba by re-enforcing the values of municipal government, give him courage and wisdom. Amen

Minister of municipal government

“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


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.