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Hon. Harry Bains, Surrey-Newton

Jesus, we lift up before you today the Honourable Harry Bains.  Give him wisdom and strength as he represents his constituents and oversees labour matters in the province.  Bless his efforts to advocate for the rights and well-being of workers, drawing upon his extensive background in community service.  May his leadership be guided by integrity and genuine compassion for the people he serves.  In Jesus’ name, Amen!

Harry Bains was re-elected as the MLA for Surrey-Newton in May 2017 and again in 2020. He was first elected in May 2005, and re-elected in 2009 and 2013. He is the Minister of Labour. 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.