As a Member of Parliament Marty Morantz is dedicated to standing up for Charleswood-St.James-Assiniboia-Headingley residents. In addition to his role as a Member of Parliament, Marty is the Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development.
Before serving in the House of Commons, Marty Morantz served as Finance Chair for the City of Winnipeg where he delivered three straight balanced budgets and spent nearly four years on the Executive Policy Committee. He also served as Chair of Infrastructure, where he oversaw record investments in road renewal and infrastructure projects.
In Charleswood, Marty served as City Councillor from 2014-2018 where he fought and delivered many important projects like the new sports courts at LaFleche Park and the re-crowning of the Oak Park High School football field.
Dedicated to building an even better Canada, Marty and his family are generous philanthropists. Together, they have made major contributions to the Saul Morantz Building at the Simkin Centre, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and the University of Winnipeg. They have also established the Nathan Morantz Respite Care Fund in support of respite services in Manitoba and autism research.
In previous years, Marty served on the boards of Shalom Residences Assisted Living, the Refit Centre Foundation, Community Respite Services, Manitoba Families for Effective Autism Treatment (MFEAT), the Jewish National Fund, Young Adult Division, the Jewish Federation (CJA) Charitable Allocations Committee, and the Special Needs Steering Committee at the Gray Academy.
Marty has a B.A. in political studies from the University of Manitoba and a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School. For 23 years, he practiced law as a partner at Levene Tadman LLP in Winnipeg. During his tenure, he acted as senior counsel to several large financial institutions and real estate management firms.
Marty is excited to work for and listen to the people of Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley.