Uzoma Asagwara

  • Critic for Health
  • 2SLGBTTQ+ spokesperson

When Uzoma was first elected in 2019, they became the first non-binary MLA in the Manitoba Legislature, and one of the first Black MLAs elected in Manitoba’s history. They served as the NDP’s Critic for Health, a role which they used to stand up to PC health care cuts and attacks on nurses, doctors and health care workers. Before their election, Uzoma was a psychiatric nurse and addictions specialist. They are a former basketball player with the University of Winnipeg and the Canadian National Basketball team. Their bill to recognize Somali Heritage Week passed in 2020.

Phone Number: (204) 306-8581
Email: [email protected]