PREMIER: HON. GREGORY F. SELINGER – MLA FOR ST. BONIFACE * PREMIER OF MANITOBA, PRESIDENT OF EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, MINISTER OF FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL RELATIONS, MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SKILLS STRATEGY, MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR FRANCOPHONE AFFAIRS

Lord, we lift up to you our Premier Hon. Greg Selinger.  We pray that he would walk in integrity and that people would see his genuine character.  Even when he seems to be  in a dark valley and the opposition is mounting, Lord, we ask that you would protect Greg.  We thank you for his influence in government and may he continue to establish favour with his cabinet and the people of Manitoba. Lord, during this tumult, we pray for  your protection and provision for his family. In Jesus Name, Amen.


On October 19th, 2009, Greg Selinger became Manitoba’s 21st Premier.


Since then Greg has helped move Manitoba forward through a downturn in the global economy and a record-breaking flood, while building and improving our schools, hospitals and the services Manitoba families count on.


Greg was first elected as MLA for St. Boniface in 1999. He was re-elected in 2003, 2007 and again in 2011. He also serves as Minister of Federal-Provincial Relations, Minister responsible for the Skills Strategy, and as Minister responsible for Francophone Affairs.


Before becoming Premier, Greg was appointed by former Premier Gary Doer to the senior role of Minister of Finance where he balanced the province’s budget 10 years in a row.


Before being elected an MLA , Greg was a Winnipeg city councillor, university educator and worked with several community development organizations.


Greg earned a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Manitoba, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Queen’s University and a Ph.D from the London School of Economics.


Greg and his wife Claudette have two sons and live in St. Boniface.