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ANITA Neville will be sworn in as Manitoba’s 26th lieutenant-governor on Oct. 24 in a ceremony at the legislature.

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ANITA Neville will be sworn in as Manitoba’s 26th lieutenant-governor on Oct. 24 in a ceremony at the legislature.

Neville will take over from Janice Filmon, who has been the monarch’s representative in Manitoba since June 19, 2015.

Neville was a Liberal MP for Winnipeg South Centre from 2000 to 2011. She served as the parliamentary secretary to the minister of Canadian heritage and the minister responsible for the status of women.

Prior to entering public life, she was an economic development consultant and served for many years as chairwoman of the Winnipeg School Division board.

The oath of office, to be administered by Chief Justice Richard Chartier, will be conducted in the presence of the Filmon, the premier and members of the cabinet, members of the legislative assembly, representatives of the judiciary and the Armed Forces.

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Updated on Friday, September 23, 2022 8:24 AM CDT: Adds headline

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