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Memorable Manitobans: Harry Myrislaw Harapiak (1938-2000)

Farmer, miner, MLA (1982-1986), MLA (1986-1988), MLA (1988-1990).

Born on 17 September 1938, he left the family farm in the 1950s to work in mines at Sudbury, Ontario. He returned to Manitoba in 1963. After a few years of subsistence farming he began to work for the CNR. He represented The Pas in the Manitoba Legislature, being elected in 1981, 1986, and 1988, and serving as Minister of Northern Affairs (1985-1986), Minister Responsible for Communities Economic Development Fund Act, Minister Responsible for Manitoba Natural Resources Development Act, Minister of Northern Affairs (1986-1987), and Minister of Government Services (1987-1988). He died on 14 November 2000.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 November 2000.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 April 2019

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