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Brian Pallister

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Pallister in 2017
22nd Premier of Manitoba
Assumed office
May 3, 2016
Monarch Elizabeth II
Lieutenant Governor Janice Filmon
Preceded by Greg Selinger
Leader of the Opposition in Manitoba
In office
July 30, 2012 – May 3, 2016
Preceded by Hugh McFadyen
Succeeded by Flor Marcelino
Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba
Assumed office
July 30, 2012
Deputy Heather Stefanson
Preceded by Hugh McFadyen
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Fort Whyte
Assumed office
September 4, 2012
Preceded by Hugh McFadyen
Constituency Fort Whyte
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Portage la Prairie
In office
September 15, 1992 – April 28, 1997
Preceded by Edward Connery
Succeeded by David Faurschou
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Portage—Lisgar
In office
November 27, 2000 – October 14, 2008
Preceded by Jake Hoeppner
Succeeded by Candice Hoeppner
Manitoba Minister of Government Services
In office
May 9, 1995 – January 6, 1997
Premier Gary Filmon
Preceded by Gerry Ducharme
Succeeded by Frank Pitura
Personal details
Born
Brian William Pallister

July 6, 1954 (1954-07-06) (age 66)
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
Political party Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba
Other political
affiliations
Conservative Party of Canada (2003–present)
Canadian Alliance (2000–2003)
Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (before 1993 – 2000)
Height 6 ft 8 in (2.03m)
Spouse(s) Esther Johnson Pallister
Children 2
Residence Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Alma mater Brandon University
Occupation Financial analyst, civil servant

Brian William Pallister, MLA (born July 6, 1954) is a Canadian politician. He is the 22nd Premier of Manitoba. He was in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1992 to 1997. In the Manitoba general election, 2016, Pallister and the Progressive Conservative party won a majority government.


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