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Bonnie Mitchelson (born November 28, 1947 in Winnipeg) is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. She has been a Progressive Conservative member of the Manitoba legislature since 1986, and served as a cabinet minister in the government of Gary Filmon from 1988 to 1999. She also served as interim leader of the Progressive Conservative Party in 2000, following Filmon's resignation. is the 332nd day of the year (333rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Location City Information Established: 1738 (Fort Rouge), 1873 (City of Winnipeg) Area: 465. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) BC AB SK MB ON QC NB PE NS NL YT NT NU Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard - Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 14 - Senate seats 6 Confederation... The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba is a right-of-centre political party in Manitoba, Canada. ... The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba is located in central Winnipeg, at the meeting point of the Wolseley and Fort Rouge ridings. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Alternate meanings in cabinet (disambiguation) A Cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of government, typically representing the executive branch. ... The Honourable Gary Albert Filmon, PC, P.Eng. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ...


Her husband, Don Mitchelson, is also a politician, having served as a city councillor in Winnipeg. Motto: Template:Unhide = Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Location City Information Established: 1738 (Fort Rouge), 1873 (City of Winnipeg) Area: 465. ...


Mitchell was educated at the Health Sciences Centre School of Nursing and practiced as a Registered Nurse. She was first elected to the Manitoba legislature in 1986, defeating incumbent New Democrat Phil Eyler in the northeast Winnipeg riding of River East. She was re-elected by a wider margin in 1988, as Filmon's Tories won a minority government. A registered nurse (RN), is a health care professional responsible for implementing the practice of nursing through the use of the nursing process (in concert with other health care professionals). ... The 1986 general election in Manitoba, Canada was won by the New Democratic Party, which took 30 seats out of 57. ... Phil Eyler (born September 1, 1948 in Hagerstown, Maryland) is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. ... River East is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. ... The election of May 9, 1988 in Manitoba, Canada resulted in a hung parliament. ... For minority governments in general, see dominant minority. ...


On May 9, 1988, Mitchelson was appointed Minister of Culture, Heritage and Recreation (later renamed Culture, Heritage and Citizenship), with responsibility for the Manitoba Lotteries Foundation Act. On February 5, 1991, she was also named Minister of Multiculturalism with responsibility for Status of Women. As Minister of Culture, Mitchelson made the controversial decision to establish a review commission for Manitoba's arts policy that was made up entirely of non-artists. is the 129th day of the year (130th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ...


After a cabinet shuffle on September 10, 1993, she was named Minister of Family Services, and retained the position until the Filmon government was defeated in 1999. Prior to the election of 1999, she proposed a series of workfare measures as part of a policy of welfare reform. is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... Workfare is an alternative model to conventional Social Welfare systems. ...


Mitchelson was re-elected by a comfortable margin in 1990, and again in 1995[1] and 1999[2]. She was chosen as interim leader of the Progressive Conservative Party on May 29, 2000, and held the position until Stuart Murray was acclaimed as party leader in November. She was then named as the party's Deputy Leader. To date, she is the first and only woman to lead the Manitoba Progressive Conservative party, and only the third female party leader in Manitoba's history. The election of September 11, 1990 in Manitoba, Canada was won by the Progressive Conservatives, who took 30 out of 57 seats. ... The Manitoba, Canada general election of 1995 was won by the Progressive Conservatives, who won 31 seats out of 57. ... The election of September 21, 1999 in Manitoba, Canada returned to power the New Democratic Party (NDP), which had been out of power since 1988. ... is the 149th day of the year (150th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Stuart Murray (born November 24, 1954) is a Manitoba politician. ...


In the general election of 2003, Mitchelson defeated New Democrat Doug Longstaffe, 4,935 votes to 4,402.[3] She is currently the only Progressive Conservative MLA to hold a seat in the north of Winnipeg. The June 3, 2003 provincial election in Manitoba, Canada was won by the New Democratic Party, which won 35 seats out of 57. ... The New Democratic Party of Manitoba is a social democratic political party in Manitoba, Canada. ...


She was a supporter of Hugh McFadyen’s campaign to succeed Stuart Murray as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party, and was narrowly re-elected in the 2007 provincial election. Her 49-vote victory over a relatively unknown NDP candidate despite over twenty years as an MLA has prompted speculation that she will likely stand down before the next election. Hugh McFadyen (born 1967) is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. ... On April 20, 2007, Premier of Manitoba Gary Doer announced that a general election will be held on May 22, 2007. ... The New Democratic Party of Manitoba is a social democratic political party in Manitoba, Canada. ...


References

  1. ^ Manitoba's 36th Election results -River East Division. Elections Manitoba (April 25, 1995). Retrieved on 2007-03-05.
  2. ^ Manitoba's 37th Election results -River East Division. Elections Manitoba (September 21, 1999). Retrieved on 2007-03-05.
  3. ^ Manitoba's 38th Election results -River East Division. Elections Manitoba (June 10, 2003). Retrieved on 2007-03-05.

  Results from FactBites:
 
CBC.ca | Manitoba Votes 2007 | Riding Profiles (394 words)
PC Bonnie Mitchelson defeated NDP Doug Longstaffe by 533 votes.
PC Mitchelson defeated NDP Ross Eadie by 742 votes.
PC Mitchelson defeated NDP Rob De Groot by 2,474 votes.
Bonnie Mitchelson (344 words)
Bonnie Mitchelson (November 28, 1947-) is a politician in Manitoba, Canada.
On May 9, 1988, Mitchelson was appointed Minister of Culture, Heritage and Recreation (later remaned Culture, Heritage and Citizenship), with responsibility for the Manitoba Lotteries Foundation Act.
Mitchelson was re-elected by a comfortable margin in 1990, and by narrower margins in 1995 and 1999.
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