BRAMPTON: With the summer nearly over, and school back in full swing, thousands of Bramptonians and their families took to Chinguacousy Park to hear from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and enjoy an afternoon of food, fun and entertainment. Along with having the opportunity to connect with friends and neighbours, attendees were able to meet with their local MPs Sonia Sidhu, Kamal Khera, Ruby Sahota, Raj Grewal, and Ramesh Sangha and share their views as constituents.
With the festivities underway, the five MPs joined Trudeau as he delivered his remarks on the hard work ahead toward building a better future for families in Brampton and across Canada.
“Every Canadian having a real and fair chance at success and having the opportunities, tools, support, and resources they need to prosper is our priority” said the MPs from Brampton jointly. “We are committed to working together as a team and will continue investing into Canada’s greatest resource – its people”.
The Annual Community Appreciation BBQ was the third BBQ held jointly by the Brampton Federal Liberal Associations and provided a chance for the five MPs to recognize those that had given them the opportunity to serve their communities.
⦁ MP Sonia Sidhu (Brampton South) is a member of the Standing Committee on health, the Chair of the All-Party Diabetes Caucus, and was appointed to sit as a member of the Special Committee on Pay Equity.
⦁ MP Kamal Khera (Brampton West) is the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, a member of the Standing Committee on Finance, former Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue and the former Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of health. .
⦁ MP Ruby Sahota (Brampton North) is the Chair of the Federal Liberal Ontario Caucus, Co-Chair of the All-Party Entrepreneur’s Caucus, and a former member of the Status of Women Committee.
⦁ MP Raj Grewal (Brampton East) is a member of the Standing Committee on Finance and a member of several parliamentary associations and interparliamentary groups including the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association, the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association, and the ⦁ Canadian Delegation to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly
⦁ MP Ramesh Sangha (Brampton Centre) is a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA Committee).
(News and photos contributed)