CANADA: Four Punjabi Indo-Canadian politicians are set to feature in the new provincial cabinet of Re-elected British Columbia Premier John Horgan.
Two MLAs Harry Bains and Ravi Kahlon have been made Ministers while Rachna Singh and Niki Sharma have been made Parliamentary Secretary.
During a virtual ceremony at the University of Victoria on November 26, the four ministers were sworn in by Lt. Gov. Janet Austin.
I am so humbled and honoured to have the privilege to serve as your Minister of Labour once again — to continue the work of making British Columbia’s workplaces the safest in the country.I look forward to getting back to work! Thank you once again🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/WOnInRJ85c — Harry Bains (@HarryBainsSN) November 26, 2020
Today Premier @jjhorgan named me the Minister for Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation ✊🏾I’m honoured and look forward to working with our amazing team. Thank you to my family and friends .. thinking of my dad today. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/LsuuyC5JAR — Ravi Kahlon (@KahlonRav) November 26, 2020
I am so honoured to appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary for Anti Racism Initiatives. Looking forward to work with @Dave_Eby on this important file.— Rachna Singh (@RachnaSinghNDP) November 26, 2020
Congratulations to the new Cabinet. Thanks @jjhorgan for the opportunity to be the first ever Parliamentary Secretary for Community Development & Non-profits. Such an important sector in B.C. that makes a difference to many. Looking forward to representing it in Victoria. #bcpoli— Niki Sharma (she/her) (@NikiSharma2) November 26, 2020