Father we thank you for the Honourable Jon Gerrard and his years of service as an MLA. Thank you for placing him where he is and we ask that you would give him wisdom as he serves. Bless him and guide him in all he does. May he be a voice for all that is right in the legislature. Bless his family as well today we pray. Give them strength, peace, and your presence. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
Between 1985 and 1992, Dr. Gerrard was director of pediatric oncology and hematology at the Children’s Hospital. He has also taught medicine at the University of Manitoba between 1980 and 1993. From 1993 to 1997, Dr. Gerrard was secretary of state for the Chrétien government. He was the leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party from 1998 until 2013.