Dougald Lamont was elected MLA for Saint-Boniface in July 2018.
Born at St. Boniface Hospital in 1969, the third of four children, Dougald was raised in Winnipeg by his mother Judy, an architect, and his late father Frank, a lawyer.
Dougald attended École Sacré Coeur, River Heights Junior High and St. John’s Ravenscourt on a scholarship, and has two degrees in English Literature (B.A. and M.A) from the University of Manitoba.
Dougald is bilingual having learned to speak English and French at a young age.
Working as a writer, editor and policy analyst for over 25 years in both the private and public sector, Dougald’s experience includes journalism & advertising, funding initiatives for start-ups, not-for-profits & charities, as well as advising elected officials and public servants on matters of the day.
Some of his priorities as an MLA include making St. Boniface a "creative hub", boosting local health care and promoting French language education.