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MLA: Hon. Ron Lemieux – Dawson Trail

Gracious God it is in the name of Jesus we seek for
your Kingdom to come and your will to be done in the life and calling of
Honorable Ron Lemieux. In his vast and diverse responsibilities of his
appointed roles that he would come to acknowledge his need of you. May discover
that he can cast his care upon you because you care for him. May his voice be
anointed to speak up for you on behalf of the people. Help him to be a man of
integrity both in public and in private life. Amen.

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.