« Father, we thank you Surrey-Newton MLA Harry Baines. As Harry begins his 4th term as MLA we ask that you would infuse him with wisdom and strength to carry out the demands of his work. We thank you for Harry’s longtime commitment to public service and ask for your hand of blessing to rest on his marriage and family » Amen
Harry Bains was re-elected as the MLA for Surrey-Newton in May 2017. He was first elected in May 2005, and re-elected in 2009 and 2013.
Harry is the Official Opposition spokesperson for Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations.
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.