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- In 2017, She was elected by defeating Puneet Sandhar
- In 2015, She lost election to Sukh Dhaliwal by 13000 votes
- In 2011, She was elected by small margin by defeating Sukh Dhaliwal
- On March 04, 2014, Jinny Sims alias Joginder Kaur visited her alma mater in Pabwan village, Punjab India. She said she is very happy to come here as she had completed her primary education from this school in the 1960s. She expressed deep concern over the use of drugs in Punjab. She met Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal who agreed that there is need for investment in these schools.
Vancouver, May 03, 2011
Jinny Sims has a long and dedicated history as a teacher, counsellor, union leader and as a strong advocate for public education.
Joginder Kaur Sims was born in Pabwan village. Jinny emigrated to England when she was nine years old. She earned a Bachelor of Education at the University of Victoria in Manchester and moved to Canada in 1975.
After years of teaching in the classroom and being actively involved in the BC Teachers’ Federation, she became Federation president in 2004.
In 2005, she successfully lead the Federation’s fight against the Campbell government for smaller class sizes and better learning conditions for students.
Jinny currently works for the BCTF as Director of Professional and Social Issues.
She has been married for 37 years to Stephen Sims, and is the mother of two adult children, Keeran and Michael. Her family has lived in Delta for over 20 years.