MLA: Harry Bains – Surrey-Newton
Friday, May 6, 2016
It is a privilege to bring Harry Bains before your throne of grace. Father, this is a man who has a strong sense of justice and he has served the people of Surrey-Newton well since 2005. He has a history of seeing to serve those who need a voice. Give Harry a strong voice today as he manages his portfolio as Opposition Spokesperson for Forest, Lands and Natural Resources. Give him clarity as he communicates with his staff so they make efficient use of their time and energy. Strengthen and protect his marriage and his relationship with his children. Let the peace of Christ rule in his heart.
Harry Bains was re-elected as the MLA for Surrey-Newton in May 2013. He was first elected in May 2005 and re-elected in May 2009.
Harry serves as Opposition Spokesperson for Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations.
Harry has been a strong voice in the fight for affordable and efficient public transit. He has worked alongside commuters and community and business groups looking for transportation alternatives, and has been a vocal opponent of transit cuts.
Harry has been active in the Surrey community for many years. He served on the Kwantlen University College Board of Governors from 1993 to 1999, serving as vice-chair for three of those years. He has also volunteered with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity.
Harry has an extensive background in community service. He was an elected officer of Steelworkers-IWA Canada Local 2171 for over 15 years. He served most recently as vice-president of his local, where he led negotiations and engaged in bargaining for better working conditions for working people.
Harry and his wife Rajvinder live in Surrey. They have two children, Kulpreet and Jasmeen.