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  • His favourite word is conservatives.

NDP MP for Surrey North (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #284 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted No on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted No on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Posted on Twitter Ontario Legislature has passed motion supporting @ThomasMulcair's affordable childcare plan #cdnpoli #ndp #SurreyBC

A week ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Subject matter of Clauses 102 to 142 (Industrial Design Act), 174 to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm concerned about a couple of areas. First of all, we're glad, thrilled, to see the government move on the pay-to-pay billing ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I would be very excited too if the government actually introduced the bill in the House to get approval of it. I find the ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, I am mentioning this because this is a critical piece of legislation that deals with Canadian civil liberties and also deals with Canadians' safety. ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 172, 173 (Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act), 183 and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for being here this afternoon. Mr. Chair, it would have been nice if we had actually had ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Cdn veterans should not have to continue fighting for their hard earned benefits. http://t.co/nxvGdQ7C6Z

Posted on Twitter Lest we forget. http://t.co/yM3itLDtJf

Posted on Twitter ."@SaveAfricaTeam: Abantu hair salon is sponsoring us and doubling our efforts! Thanks!"

Posted on Twitter Today is the last day to submit photos! Submit before 5 pm for a chance to be in my 2015 calendar! http://t.co/ZP4PEy05yC #surreybc

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I present a petition signed by my constituents of Surrey North. The petitioners ask the government to support the initiative by Dr. Abuelaish to ...

Posted on Twitter .@Justin_Ling transparency and accountability is something Cons dislike. #cdnpoli #ndp

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, as always, it is an honour to stand in the House and speak on behalf of my constituents from Surrey North. Before I go ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, it is always an honour to speak in this House on behalf of my constituents from Surrey North. I know that many of my ...

Mentioned by South Asian Link MP Sandhu Expresses Condolences To Family Of Fallen Soldier OTTAWA – Jasbir Sandhu, MP for Surrey North, made the following statement in the House of Commons following Wednesday's attacks. “In light of yesterday`s events, I would like to express my sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Corporal ...

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today on behalf of my constituents from Surrey North to speak to Bill S-5, an act to amend the Canada National Parks ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Determination Mr. Speaker, in light of yesterday's events, I would like to express my sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Corporal Nathan Cirillo for ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Desi Shaken Surrey MPs Jasbir Sandhu, Jinny Sims calling from scene of Parliament ... OTTAWA — Surrey MPs Jasbir Sandhu, Jinny Sims and their New Democrat colleagues were in a party caucus meeting in Ottawa when gunfire erupted this morning out in the hallway, just outside their door. “We're all in disbelief that this happened in the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I have had a number of members in my constituency whose relatives are in the Ebola-affected area of Liberia. They are very concerned about ...

Two months 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 ...

Three months 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.

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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