Our MLAs / Cathy Cox

Cathy Cox

River East

Cathy Cox was elected as the MLA for River East in 2016 and was appointed as Minister of Sustainable Development on May 3. She will now serve as Minister of Sport, Culture and Heritage, effective August 17, 2017. 

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Cathy is a dedicated community activist who is proud to serve her community of River East. 

Cathy has been engaged in the River East constituency for many years as a community activist. Cathy volunteered at the Gateway Recreation Centre for a number of years and is a past board member of the Sun Valley School Parent Association.  Cathy was the recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal awarded by the Governor-General of Canada for her outstanding and exemplary contributions to her community.

Cathy and her husband, Herb, have 3 sons and 2 granddaughters. As a long-time resident of the area, she is committed to improving the quality of life for everyone who lives, works, and plays in River East.