Former Manitoba MP and Lieutenant Governor John Harvard has passed away.
Premier Greg Selinger made the announcement on Twitter Saturday afternoon.
Sincere condolences to the family and friends of former MP and Lieutenant Governor John Harvard. He had true passion for a better Manitoba.
— Greg Selinger (@GregSelinger) January 9, 2016
Harvard served as an MP for 16 years in the former riding of Winnipeg – St James and then Charleswood-Assiniboia.
After retiring from federal politics in 2004, Harvard was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba.
He was 77-years-old. No word on the cause of death.