32nd Manitoba Legislature

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The members of the 32nd Manitoba Legislature were elected in the Manitoba general election held in November 1981.[1] The legislature sat from February 25, 1982, to February 11, 1986.[2]

The New Democratic Party led by Howard Pawley formed the government.[1]

Sterling Lyon of the Progressive Conservative Party was Leader of the Opposition. Gary Filmon became opposition leader in 1983[3] after Lyon resigned as party leader.[4]

Jim Walding served as speaker for the assembly.[1]

There were four sessions of the 32nd Legislature:[2]

Session Start End
1st February 25, 1982 June 30, 1982
2nd December 2, 1982 February 27, 1984
3rd April 12, 1984 March 6, 1985
4th March 7, 1985 July 11, 1985

Pearl McGonigal was Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba.[5]

Members of the Assembly[edit]

The following members were elected to the assembly in 1981:[1]

Member Electoral district Party[6]
  James Downey Arthur Progressive Conservative
  Ric Nordman Assiniboia Progressive Conservative
  Leonard Evans Brandon East NDP
  Henry Nelson Carroll Brandon West NDP
  Conrad Santos Burrows NDP
  Sterling Lyon Charleswood Progressive Conservative
  Jay Cowan Churchill NDP
  Peter Fox Concordia NDP
  John Plohman Dauphin NDP
  Brian Corrin Ellice NDP
  Russell Doern Elmwood NDP
  Albert Driedger Emerson Progressive Conservative
  Jerry Storie Flin Flon NDP
  Bud Sherman Fort Garry Progressive Conservative
  Roland Penner Fort Rouge NDP
  John Bucklaschuk Gimli NDP
  Charlotte Oleson Gladstone Progressive Conservative
  Don Scott Inkster NDP
  Bill Uruski Interlake NDP
  Mary Beth Dolin Kildonan NDP
  Gerrie Hammond Kirkfield Park Progressive Conservative
  Samuel Uskiw Lac du Bonnet NDP
  Harry Enns Lakeside Progressive Conservative
  Robert Banman La Verendrye Progressive Conservative
  Maureen Hemphill Logan NDP
  Dave Blake Minnedosa Progressive Conservative
  Clayton Manness Morris Progressive Conservative
  Abe Kovnats Niakwa Progressive Conservative
  Muriel Smith Osborne NDP
  Donald Orchard Pembina Progressive Conservative
  Lloyd Hyde Portage la Prairie Progressive Conservative
  Gerard Lecuyer Radisson NDP
  Arnold Brown Rhineland Progressive Conservative
  Doreen Dodick Riel NDP
  Phil Eyler River East NDP
  Warren Steen River Heights Progressive Conservative
  Wally McKenzie Roblin-Russell Progressive Conservative
  Vic Schroeder Rossmere NDP
  Elijah Harper Rupertsland NDP
  Laurent Desjardins St. Boniface NDP
  Al Mackling St. James NDP
  Donald Malinowski St. Johns NDP
  Gerry Mercier St. Norbert Progressive Conservative
  Jim Walding St. Vital NDP
  Pete Adam Ste. Rose NDP
  Howard Pawley Selkirk NDP
  Eugene Kostyra Seven Oaks NDP
  Andy Anstett Springfield NDP
  Frank Johnston Sturgeon Creek Progressive Conservative
  Douglas Gourlay Swan River Progressive Conservative
  Harry Harapiak The Pas NDP
  Steve Ashton Thompson NDP
  Wilson Parasiuk Transcona NDP
  Brian Ransom Turtle Mountain Progressive Conservative
  Gary Filmon Tuxedo Progressive Conservative
  Harry Graham Virden Progressive Conservative
  Myrna Phillips Wolseley NDP



By-elections were held to replace members for various reasons:

Electoral district Member elected Affiliation Election date Reason
Fort Garry Charles Birt Progressive Conservative October 2, 1984 L Sherman resigned August 5, 1984, to run in federal election[7]
Kildonan Martin Dolin NDP October 1, 1985[7] M B Dolin died April 9, 1985[8]



  1. ^ a b c d "Members of the Thirty-Second Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1982-1986)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2014-03-09.
  2. ^ a b "Hansard". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Retrieved 2014-03-09.
  3. ^ "Leaders of the Opposition - Manitoba". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2013-11-23.
  4. ^ Ferguson, Barry; Wardhaugh, Robert (2010). Manitoba Premiers of the 19th and 20th Centuries. University of Regina Press. pp. 356–383. ISBN 0889772169. Retrieved 2014-01-20.
  5. ^ "Past lieutenant governors". Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-01-05. Retrieved 2014-07-21.
  6. ^ "Historical Summaries" (PDF). Elections Manitoba. Retrieved 2013-11-23.
  7. ^ a b "Biographies of Living Members". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-03-30. Retrieved 2014-03-09.
  8. ^ "Biographies of Deceased Members". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2014-03-30.