Mark Wasyliw

  • Deputy House Leader for the Official Opposition
  • Critic for Finance

Mark Wasyliw is a husband and father of three, a lawyer, and a school trustee. He has been preparing to represent the families of Fort Garry his whole life.

Mark has been fighting for our rights long before his political journey began. With a Master’s in Political Science and Master’s in Criminal Law, Mark was called to the bar in 2000. He has been advocating for fairness as a Commissioner for the Residential Tenancies Branch at the Province of Manitoba since 2009.

Mark is a proven advocate for Fort Garry. Mark has served as a school trustee for Winnipeg School Division since 2011, including as chair from 2014 to 2016. In this position, Mark was instrumental in expanding French language programs, creating Manitoba’s first bilingual Spanish program, and creating “Swim to Survive” –a water safety program for all Grade 4 students. He also brought in the “Right to Participate” policy so no child could be excluded from enrichment programs due to financial barriers.

Mark passionately volunteers at the Association in Defence of the Wrongfully Convicted, with his local Parent Advisory Council and coached football at the Corydon Community Club.