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  • His favourite word is trade.

NDP MP for Surrey North (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 39.70% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #248 That the Standing Committee on the Status of Women be instructed to undertake a study on the subject ...

Voted Yes on Vote #247 That the motion be amended by replacing the words “education and social programs” with the words “education programs, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #246 on Bill C-584 Respecting the Corporate Social Responsibility Inherent in the Activities of Canadian Extractive Corporations in Developing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #245 on Bill C-41 Implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea

Voted No on Vote #244 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, presented on Wednesday, ...

Posted on Twitter What do you think about this idea here? Germany scraps tuition fees for all universities - http://t.co/ODFfG7kd1b via @DazedMagazine

Posted on Twitter Germany scraps tuition fees for all universities - Politicians say charging young people for educ… http://t.co/ODFfG7kd1b via @DazedMagazine

Posted on Twitter .@22_Minutes: NDP motion to reform Question Period defeated. It will now be called Rhetorical Question Period since nobody expects answers."

Posted on Twitter Trudeau has been content to stick a Liberal smiley face rather than chart a substantially different course than Cons http://t.co/VPLOeRbTLT

Posted on Twitter Tom Mulcair warns against moving 'full force' into war in Iraq http://t.co/D1sfzAQqyR showing leadership that is ready to form NDP govt 2015

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Conservatives voted against answering questions in #qp. Cons fail to reform qp.

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I present a petition to this House signed by thousands of people with the help of the Prof. Mohan Singh Memorial Foundation and Sahib ...

A week ago

Mentioned by The Province Surrey MP urges more resources for monitoring high-risk offenders A Surrey Member of Parliament is calling for more funding for community programs and special policing units that monitor high-risk offenders to help keep the public safe. “We need to ensure there are programs available, there is monitoring available in the community to keep an eye on these individuals,” said Jasbir Sandhu, the New Democrat MP for Surrey North, the riding where high-risk offender and accused killer Raymond Caissie lived after he was released from prison. “If we're not going to fund these programs ...

Mentioned by The Province Surrey MP urges more resources for monitoring high-risk offenders A Surrey Member of Parliament is calling for more funding for community programs and special policing units that monitor high-risk offenders to help keep the public safe. “We need to ensure there are programs available, there is monitoring available in the community to keep an eye on these individuals,” said Jasbir Sandhu, the New Democrat MP for Surrey North, the riding where high-risk offender and accused killer Raymond Caissie lived after he was released from prison. “If we're not going to fund these programs ...

Mentioned by The Province Surrey MP urges more resources for monitoring high-risk offenders A Surrey Member of Parliament is calling for more funding for community programs and special policing units that monitor high-risk offenders to help keep the public safe. “We need to ensure there are programs available, there is monitoring available in the community to keep an eye on these individuals,” said Jasbir Sandhu, the New Democrat MP for Surrey North, the riding where high-risk offender and accused killer Raymond Caissie lived after he was released from prison. “If we're not going to fund these programs ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Coastal Fisheries Protection Act Mr. Speaker, as always, it is an honour to speak in the House on behalf of my constituents from Surrey North. I come from British Columbia ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Surrey Now MP's barbecue attracts 600 people to park in his Surrey North riding SURREY — An estimated 600 people turned out for a community barbecue hosted by Surrey North MP Jasbir Sandhu last weekend. The event, on Sunday, Aug. 31, was held at Royal Kwantlen Park, where volunteers served hot dogs and hamburgers.

Two months ago

Mentioned by Burnaby Now African festival growing in Burnaby Burnaby Lougheed MLA Jane Shin, Surrey North MP Jasbir Sandhu, festival organizer Joe Ehizode, and Burnaby city councillor Anne Kang at the celebration. Photograph By Gord Goble/BURNABY NOW. • Burnaby Now •. Africa fest. Festival organizer Joe ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, as always, it is an honour to speak in the House on behalf of my constituents of Surrey North. I know this may be ...

Spoke in the House on Respect For Communities Act Mr. Speaker, the Minister of National Defence keeps saying that we should give the opportunity to Canadians to have input into this. Why do we not ...

Spoke in the House on Safeguarding Canada's Seas and Skies Act Mr. Speaker, I have to give one thing to the Conservatives. They come out with these wonderful titles for bills that have nothing to do with ...

Spoke in the House on Georgian Bay Channel to Lock 45 – Port Severn Mr. Speaker, as always it is an honour to speak in this House on behalf of my constituents from Surrey North. I am glad to speak ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, it is always an honour to speak on behalf of my constituents of Surrey North. This is the 77th or 78th use of time ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I am very disappointed with the government right now, moving a time allocation motion on this particular bill. This is an important bill that ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll speak to the title of the bill. Mr. Chair, I'm very disappointed. The member opposite talked about the partisanship that goes ...

Mentioned by South Asian Link Surrey NDP MP Sandhu Continues To Demand Official Apology For Komagata ... SURREY – On Friday, May 23 2014, marked the 100 year anniversary of the arrival of the Komagata Maru into Vancouver's Burrard Inlet and Surrey North MP Jasbir Sandhu has not forgotten the sacrifices those men aboard the doomed ship made. Sandhu ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Currently under Bill C-24 the minister will decide many revocation cases. Given the magnitude of these decisions, I think it's critical that they be made with ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Okay, I would presume that, if you were speaking strongly of language being a unifier, you would want to invest some money for programs that will ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Thank you, Madame Chair. I thank the witnesses for being here this afternoon. Madam Sadoway, I have a question for you. We've been raising concerns in ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Thank you, Minister, for being here. Minister, you talked about these reforms taking place after decades of neglect by previous governments. I just want to make ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Strengthening the Protection of Women in our Immigration System Thank you. Thank you to the witnesses for being here this afternoon. Ms. Poregbal, you pointed out in your testimony that when it comes to reporting ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Strengthening the Protection of Women in our Immigration System Thank you. I will be sharing my time with my friend Mr. Harris. Thank you for being here this morning. I'm glad the government has pointed ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Strengthening the Protection of Women in our Immigration System Thank you to all the witnesses, in particular Ms. Rosenberger and Ms. Virk. I know about DIVERSEcity. I'm from Surrey, and they provide numerous services to ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-538 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Bear Creek)