3rd Session, 41st Legislature

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Bill 206


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(Assented to                                          )

WHEREAS the first interment at Brookside Cemetery took place in 1878;

AND WHEREAS Brookside Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Manitoba, with more than 200,000 people interred on its grounds;

AND WHEREAS the Field of Honour at Brookside Cemetery is the largest and oldest military interment site in Canada;

AND WHEREAS Brookside Cemetery is the final resting place of prominent citizens, politicians and athletes as well as people from all walks of life;

AND WHEREAS Brookside Cemetery is the site of numerous remembrance services each year;

THEREFORE HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

Provincial cemetery

1           Brookside Cemetery is given honourary recognition as Manitoba's provincial cemetery.


2           In this Act, "Brookside Cemetery" means the cemetery located at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue in Winnipeg.

C.C.S.M. reference

3           This Act may be referred to as chapter B90.5 of the Continuing Consolidation of the Statutes of Manitoba.

Coming into force

4           This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.

Explanatory Note

This Bill recognizes Brookside Cemetery as Manitoba's provincial cemetery.