18/19 Chamber Luncheon - State of the Province
Hear Manitoba's 22nd Premier Brian Pallister give his State of the Province Address to the Province's 2nd largest city. He will discuss current issues, accomplishments thus far, and future plans for Manitoba. His address will be followed by a question and answer session with questions from the Brandon Chamber President.
About Brian Palister
Brian Pallister is the Premier of Manitoba, the Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba and the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Fort Whyte. He is a former school teacher and operated a successful financial planning business for 25 years.
Brian entered politics in 1992 as the MLA for Portage La Prairie and became Minister of Government Services in 1995. In 2000, he was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Portage-Lisgar. During his 8-year tenure as an MP, he served as a parliamentary secretary and as chair of the House of Commons Finance Committee.
In July of 2012, Brian became leader of the Manitoba PC Party. He was elected as MLA for Fort Whyte four months later. On April 19, 2016, he became Manitoba’s twenty-second premier, with PC candidates winning 40 of 57 seats.
Brian resides in Winnipeg with his wife Esther and their two daughters, Quinn and Shawn.