Wab Kinew

Wab Kinew was first elected as the NDP MLA for Fort Rouge in 2016 and was elected party leader and leader of the official opposition in 2017.

He is the son of Dr. Tobasonakwut Kinew and Dr. Kathi Kinew and is from the Onigaming First Nation in northwestern Ontario. Before becoming an MLA, Wab worked as a broadcaster and as an administrator at the University of Winnipeg. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Manitoba and a master's degree in Indigenous governance. Wab is an honorary witness of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and a bestselling author. He is a caring dad to three boys and a devoted husband to his wife Lisa, who is a doctor.


Constituency Office:

565 1/2 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, R3L 2B3
Phone Number: 204-615-1922
Email: [email protected]