Nahanni Fontaine

  • House Leader
  • Critic for Families
  • Spokesperson for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People (MMIWG2S)
  • Spokesperson for Veterans Affairs

Nahanni Fontaine is from the Sagkeeng Anishnaabe First Nation. She is an internationally recognized expert on MMIWG2S, Indigenous/police relations and gender equity. She is only the second woman to hold the position of Official Opposition House Leader. Her work guided the NDP in delaying the PCs’ wage freeze for workers and forcing them to drop their Bill 64 on education. She passed legislation to honour MMIWG2S families, prohibit employers from forcing women workers to wear unsafe footwear and to recognize the work of animal rescue shelters. She served as the NDP’s Critic for Families. She is a devoted mother to two sons, Jonah and Niniichaanis, and her sweet dog, Chilly Dog.

Constituency Office: 1763 Main St, Winnipeg, R3L 2T9
Phone Number: 204-582-1550
Fax: 204-586-3736
Email: [email protected]