October welcomed new leadership to the department of Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection.
Our new Minister is Ron Lemieux, who has led several other provincial departments, including Local Government, Infrastructure and Transportation, Education and Youth and Consumer and Corporate Affairs. In his new role, he is also responsible for administration of the Liquor Control Act and the Manitoba Lotteries Corporation Act.
Our new Deputy Minister is Terry Goertzen, who was previously with Manitoba Health. He has held several senior positions in government for more than a decade.