History was made when Justin Trudeau’s cabinet was sworn in November 4th. His 31-member ministry included four Sikhs.
Harjit Sajjan is the M.P. (Member of Parliament) for Vancouver-South. He was chosen as Minister of Defence. Sajjan was the first Sikh to command a Canadian reserve Regiment. He worked as a detective with the Vancouver Police’s gang crime unit.
Navdeep Bains is a third-term M.P for Brampton-East who serves as Minster of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development. He served previously as Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister from 2004-2011.
Amarjeet Sol has served in Parliament as the M.P. for the riding of Edmonton-Millwoods.
Bardish Jhagger is a first-term M.P. for the riding of Waterloo serves as Minister for small business and tourism.
For more on this click here
Photo Credit: News EastWest