Our MLAs / Cameron Friesen

Cameron Friesen


Member of the Legislature Assembly: 2011 – Present

Minister of Finance: 2016 – 2018

Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living:  2018 – Present


Cameron was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba in 2011 and re-elected in 2016 and 2019 representing the constituency of Morden—Winkler.  On August 1, 2018, he was appointed as Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living.

Cameron’s third budget, delivered on March 12th, 2018, made significant progress in reducing the deficit, provides record tax relief to Manitoba families, and continues the government’s moderate and balanced approach. Key legislation introduced within his portfolio includes requirements for balancing the budget, red tape reduction, and ensuring Manitoba’s public services are financially sustainable.

Cameron believes that Manitoba is on a strong path towards financial stability and economic prosperity, and the result will be a better Manitoba.

Cameron loves Manitoba – the people, the history, the family focus, the work ethic, and the commitment to helping others.

Cameron and his wife Shelley have two daughters and a son and continue to call the City of Morden home.