Tim Sale fonds
Call Number: Mss 258 (A.06-86)

Title: Tim Sale fonds.

Dates: 1983-1985.

Extent: 0.4 m of textual records.

Biographical sketch: Tim Sale was born February 5, 1942 in Goderich, Ontario. He received  Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Theology degrees from the University of Toronto. He is an ordained Anglican Minister. Following graduation, he moved to Winnipeg, where he held positions at both the University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba. He served as a school trustee for Fort Garry from 1971 to 1977. He was CEO of Winnipeg's Social Planning Council from 1976 to 1985. Despite being a Liberal, he was hired as Assistant Deputy Minister of Education by the NDP government from 1987 to 1989. He lost that position with the change of government. In 1991, he helped to found Choices, a social activist group opposed to the Conservative Government. He ran for the NDP in a by-election in Crescentwood in 1992, losing by 400 votes. He was elected in Crescentwood in 1995. In 1999, he became the Minister of Family Services and Housing in the first Gary Doer government. He was transferred to the new portfolio of Science, Energy, and Technology in 2002. In 2003, he was appointed Minister of Health. Sale did not seek re-election in 2007.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by the Faculty of Social Work in 2006.

Scope and content: The fonds has been arranged into a single series. It consists of material relating to the reorganization of Child and Family Services.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material. 

Finding aid: A printed finding aid is available in the Archives reading room and an on-line finding aid is available at the link below:

MSS 258 (A.06-86).