MLA: HON RON LEMIEUX – DAWSON TRAIL * MINISTER OF TOURISM, CULTURE, SPORT AND CONSUMER PROTECTION, MINISTER CHARGED WITH ADMINISTRATION OF THE LIQUOR CONTROL ACT, MINISTER CHARGED WITH THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE MANITOBA LOTTERIES CORPORATION ACT

Thank you, Lord, for our MLA Hon Ron Lemieux. Bless him as he serves the constitution of Dawson Trail. May you give Ron wisdom as he carries out his duties in government. Bless and protect his family. In Jesus Name, Amen.


“I’m proud of my record of delivering funding that our
communities can invest in new infrastructure, education and health care
programs – so we can keep moving forward on the right track.”


  • First appointed to cabinet in 1999
  • First elected in 1999


Ron Lemieux was an educator for over 14 years prior to his 1999
election to the Manitoba Legislature as the MLA for La Verendrye. He was
re-elected on October 4, 2011 as the MLA for Dawson Trail. His
experience in cabinet includes posts in Infrastructure and
Transportation, Education and Youth, Culture, Heritage, Tourism, and
Sport, as well as Consumer and Corporate Affairs. In November, 2009,
Premier Greg Selinger appointed Ron the Minister of Local Government and
he maintained this portfolio after the 2011 election. On October 18,
2013, Ron was appointed Minister of Tourism, Culture, Sport and Consumer
Protection, Minister charged with the administration of the Manitoba
Lotteries Corporation Act and Minister charged with the administration
of the Liquor Control Act.


Ron earned his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees
from the University of Winnipeg. He also completed post-baccalaureate
certification in education from the University of Manitoba.


Ron’s community involvement has included coaching and serving as
volunteer Vice-President of the Lorette Sports Centre. As a teacher
advocate he held a number of positions in his teachers’ association.


Ron and his wife Val have lived near Lorette for more than 34 years. They have three children.