Father, we thank you today for MLA Bernadette Smith. Bless her and guide her in all she does. May she have strong relationships that support and encourage her. Give her the wisdom she needs for all circumstances. We pray in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Bernadette Smith was first elected in a bi-election in 2017 and was re-elected in 2019. She was born and raised in the North End and is a proud Indigenous mother and grandmother. Bernadette is the co-founder of both the Manitoba Coalition of Families of Missing and Murdered Women in Manitoba (CFMMWM) and the Drag the Red Initiative. Also, she annually organizes the No Stone Unturned Concert for Missing and Murdered in Manitoba. Bernadette’s sister, Claudette Osborne, has been missing from Winnipeg since 2008.