Hon. Greg Nesbitt
Minister of Natural Resources and Northern Development, Province of Manitoba
Greg Nesbitt was appointed as the Minister of Natural Resources and Northern Development on June 9, 2022. A long-time business owner, community leader and former municipal councillor, Nesbitt was elected to his first term as the MLA for Riding Mountain on April 19, 2016 and re-elected on September 10, 2019. He previously served as the Legislative Assistant to the Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living and Deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole. Prior to being appointed Minister, Nesbitt was the chair of the Progressive Conservative caucus.
Nesbitt owned and published newspapers in the Shoal Lake area for 40 years.
Greg had a long history of involvement with both the Manitoba and Canadian Community Newspapers Associations. He was president of the Manitoba Community Newspapers Association for two terms, and president and chair of the Canadian Community Newspapers Association for four years.
Greg served in a variety of leadership roles within his hometown of Shoal Lake including 25 years as the secretary-treasurer of the Shoal Lake Regional Airport Authority.
Greg, who lives in Shoal Lake with his partner Monica, is the proud father of two adult children and one granddaughter.