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Canadian Prime Minister’s Liberals win but loses majority
New Democrat leader Jagmeet Singh congratulates Trudeau A.Gary Singh
Canada,October 22, 2019

Dropping 6% points in popularity is not a mark of success

Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, retained power in the nation's parliamentary elections, however the Liberal Party has lost its majority. Now he has to form a minority government in order to keep power of the country. Liberal Party performs poorly in popular vote.

The Liberal Party bagged 157 seats, Conservative 121, Bloc Quebecois 32, NDP 24, Green Party 3 and one Independent.

As early as Tuesday, Trudeau will have to form an alliance or formal coalition and need 13 legislators from his left-leaning rival parties to reach 170 to form a Liberal Party-led minority government in the 338-seat House of Commons.

Next few weeks will be difficult for his party as they try to form a new government.

Conservative Party makes some gains, but overall a disappointing night for Andrew Scheer.

  • Conservatives got 22 seats, performing well in British Columbia and New Brunswick. They didn’t make the breakthrough in Toronto  and in Quebec

New Democrat leader Jagmeet Singh congratulates Trudeau

Opposition New Democrat leader Jagmeet Singh says he has congratulated Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and will be a constructive participant in the new Parliament.

New Democrat won 24 seats and act as “kingmaker” in minority government.
Trudeau is expected to rely on the leftist New Democrat for support at times to pass legislation.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said today he's "not at all" concerned about possible questions regarding his leadership following his party's loss of 15 seats in Monday's election, and promised again to fight for New Democrats' priorities in the new minority Parliament.

"We'll respect the choices that Canadians have made and we'll approach building the new Parliament with open minds and an open heart," he told reporters Tuesday morning.

Voters in Quebec delivered one of the party's biggest losses of the night, sending just one of 14 NDP MPs from the province back to the House of Commons.

Singh, his voice a bit hoarse after weeks of campaigning, said that while the NDP has lost some great MPs, he would keep fighting to "deliver" on the party's core issues, such as health care, housing, student loans and climate change.


The leader of Bloc Québécois Yves-François Blanchet said,

It has been a good day for his party, which is set to win 32 seats, more than tripling the party’s seat count compared to the 2015 election, making it the largest party after the Liberals and Conservatives.”

He added, “The Bloc Québécois does not want to form a government or participate in a government. However, if what is proposed will help Quebec, you can count on us. But if it hurts Quebec, the bloc will stand up and block it.”

20 NRIs Elected as MPs In Canada Election of 2019
19 MPs Are Punjabi out of 20 MPs

20  NRIs (Non-Resident-Indians) politicians have made a history by making it to Canadian parliament in 2019 Canada Election.


  • In 2019 Elections: 19 MPs Are Punjabi out of 20 MPs
    • Ontario alone has sent as many as 12 MPs to parliament
    • British Columbia (BC) has elected 4 MPs to Parliament
    • Alberta has elected 3 MPs to Parliament three
    • Quebec one (Liberal Party’s Anju Dhillon).



Harjit Sajjan City-Vancouver South

Lieutenant-Colonel in the Canadian Armed Forces/ was a police officer with the Vancouver Polic

Harjit Sajjan has served Canada and his community as both a soldier and a police officer. Now he wants to continue his service as a Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of Vancouver South.

Harjit is a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Canadian Armed Forces and a combat veteran. He has deployed to Bosnia-Herzegovina and served three separate deployments to Kandahar, Afghanistan. Harjit has received numerous recognition for his service, including the Meritorious Service Medal for reducing the Taliban’s influence in Kandahar Province. He is also a recipient of the Order of Military Merit – one of the military’s highest recognitions. Harjit also served as an Aide-de-Camp to the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

Harjit was a police officer with the Vancouver Police Department for 11 years. He completed his last assignment as a Detective-Constable with the Gang Crime Unit specializing in organized crime. He proudly tackled gang violence and drug crimes in Vancouver. Harjit is also a Human Security specialist, lecturing to a wide audience in both Canada and the US.......Read More


Bardish Chagger
City- Waterloo

Bachelor of Science degree

Top 40 Under 40 for her community leadership.

She was born in Waterloo. Bachelor of Science degree in 2004 from University of Waterloo.Works at the Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre to ensure that new Canadians can participate fully in community life.Experience working with residents and the Federal Government as Executive Assistant to former Member of Parliament Hon. Andrew Telegdi.Former Board Member with the Workforce Planning Council Waterloo Wellington Dufferin and MT Space. Volunteer with Interfaith Grand River, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and the Waterloo Rotary Club.Key member of Justin Trudeau Leadership Team as Southwest Ontario Co-Chair. Recognized as one of The Record’s Top 40 Under 40 for her community leadership....Read More

Navdeep Bains

Former MP/ MBA

Navdeep was born in the city of Toronto and raised for the majority of his life in this riding. Navdeep’s parents immigrated to Canada in the mid 1970s, and like most immigrants from enterprising back-grounds, they worked long, hard hours in order to establish themselves in a new country. ....READ

Sukh Dhaliwal
City- Surrey Newton


Businessman and politician in British Columbia

Sukh Dhaliwal, MP (born November 1, 1960 in Punjab, India) is a businessman and politician in British Columbia, Canada. He is currently the Liberal Member of Parliament for Newton—North Delta, elected in the 2006 federal election. A Sikh, he emigrated from India in 1984 and became a Canadian citizen three years later. As a businessman, he ran a successful land surveying company and played an important role in the municipal politics of Surrey where he is said to have dominated the Surrey Electors Team membership list by signing up over 2,600 new party members, whether they were aware of what they were doing is
unknown. This represented over half the total number of members, and was mainly generated from the large local Indian-Canadian community. However, in the November 1999 municipal elections Dhaliwal lost his own bid for a seat on city council........READ

hockey legend Baljit Sikand’s son Gagan Sikand
City-Mississauga Streetsville
A lawyer and small business owner

Gagan Sikand, a lawyer and small business owner, has lived in Mississauga—Streetsville for over 25 years. Throughout that time, he’s been dedicated to community service and a number of valuable professional experiences.

Gagan has diverse professional experience, having worked for the Attorney General of Ontario, the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs, and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. Gagan also sits on the Board of the Dental Hygienists of Ontario.

Gagan volunteers on the local United Way advisory council and regularly helps out at both the Eden and Seva food banks. His focus on helping youth succeed is evident from his work as a mentor with the Kids Now program at Woodlands Secondary School. He also coaches basketball and serves as a board member for the Young Governors Council of Junior Achievement.


Jalandhar’s Rameshwar Sangha
City- Brampton Centre

Lawyer/belief in philanthropy and designates several hours to providing pro-bono legal services

As a proud Canadian living in Brampton for over two decades, Ramesh Sangha provides a strong voice that Brampton Centre can count on. After graduating from the University of Windsor, Sangha decided to pursue a career as a lawyer. Sangha has a strong belief in philanthropy and designates several hours to providing pro-bono legal services through his law practice and engages in many different community initiatives right here in the City of Brampton.

Sangha is a strong proponent of mentorship and offers co-op training to local students from high schools, colleges, universities as well as articling positions for law students. Sangha also provides immigration consulting and legal counseling to Canadian immigrants and those who are new to Canada. In addition to his successful legal career, Sangha was also appointed as Chairperson for the Canadian Pension Plan Review Tribunal by the Governor General in Council (Canada).

Sangha is happily married to his wife Kulwinder and together they are the proud parents of three children. With his extensive leadership experience as a community advocate, you can count on Sangha to bring a strong voice that Brampton Centre deserves.


Randeep Sarai

As a community leader, a lawyer and a real estate developer, Randeep Sarai has invariably focused his efforts in Surrey. His dedication and excellency in these endeavors have framed his ability to be diligent, inventive and devoted when representing you as your Member of Parliament for Surrey–Centre.

Randeep was born in Vancouver and raised in South Burnaby. He graduated from UBC with a Bachelor of Arts and went on to complete his Bachelor of Laws Born at Queen`s University in Kingston, Ontario.......Read More


Maninder Sidhu

Maninder Sidhu is your Liberal candidate for Brampton East. He is a husband, father, entrepreneur, philanthropist and someone who is passionate about making Brampton a better place. Maninder has lived in Brampton for the past 30 years and today, still calls Brampton home alongside his wife and children.

Kamal Khera
City- Brampton East

Bachelors of Science in Nursing/ community volunteer and a political activist

A registered nurse, community volunteer and a political activist, Kamal Khera is passionate about improving the lives of those around her and is committed to being a strong voice for change for all residents in Brampton West.

A first-generation Canadian, Kamal immigrated to Canada from Delhi, India at a very young age. She attended York University where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Psychology with Honours and her Bachelors of Science in Nursing with Honours.

Drawn to assisting others, Kamal gained diverse experience within the field of Health through her professional experience with Centre of Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH), Peel Family Shelter, and William Osler Health Centre. Kamal presently works as a Registered Nurse in the Oncology Unit at St Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto, which gives her a deep understanding of the issues that impact individuals every day.

Kamal is an active member of her community, serving as Chairperson of South Asian Canadians Heritage Foundation, Mentor and Program Coordinator at Big Brother Big Sister of Peel, and Event Coordinator with Sick Kids Foundation. She also hosted ‘Youth Vision’ – a local TV talk show which explored issues surrounding young South Asian Canadians.


Ruby Sahota

City-Brampton North

Lawyer/criminal, litigation/ achieving the highest GPA in her graduating class

Born in Toronto and raised in Brampton, Ruby Sahota is an active member of the local South-Asian community, and is driven by the desire to give back to the riding of Brampton North.

An experienced attorney, she has practiced for five years in the areas of criminal law, litigation, and dispute resolution in both the public and private sectors, handling a wide range of complex commercial litigation files at the national and international level.

Recognizing the need for increased representation of women in politics, Ruby has been an active member of the Organization for Women in International Trade, UNICEF, and Amnesty International. A dedicated mother and natural leader, Ruby is passionate about engaging the youth vote, and is experienced in galvanizing people toward a common goal.

Ruby holds a combined Honours Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Peace Studies from McMaster University and a J.D. with a concentration in Litigation from Thomas M. Cooley Law School where she was awarded the Blue Book Award in Immigration Law for achieving the highest GPA in her graduating class


Sonia Sidhu

City-Brampton South

A healthcare professional

I came to Canada with my husband over 20 years ago to build a better life for our family. Through hard work and perseverance, my husband has been able to start his own business and I have been able to pursue a career as a healthcare professional. Canada welcomed us, and gave us the support we needed to get started and to raise our three beautiful children. I have had the pleasure of watching our community in Brampton South grow, diversify, and transform as well.

However, in the last few years I have seen changes that have brought challenges, rather than benefits to our city. I have watched as the needs of our growing community have been ignored by our federal government. I have spoken with residents on behalf of candidates at all levels of government, and I have listened to their hopes and their concerns. We deserve better, we deserve real, positive change.

I believe that our Member of Parliament must be our voice in Ottawa, who will stand up for the needs and concerns of all our residents. Together with the Liberal Party, I have committed to invest in the future of our cities and our country, and I will ensure that Brampton receives its fair share. We deserve no less.

As a healthcare professional, I have had the opportunity to make people’s lives better every day. As your MP, I will work hard to build a better Brampton, and a better future for our country.

Anju Dhillon
City-Lachine Lassalle
BA in Political Science/ LLB

Anju was born and raised in the riding of Dorval–Lachine–LaSalle, where she currently lives and works as a lawyer. She is the first Canadian Sikh to practice law in Quebec courts. She holds a BA in Political Science (Hons) from Concordia University and an LLB from Université de Montréal. Concerned about the welfare of others, she was a caregiver for four years. Anju provides pro bono. advice to people in need and has volunteered at the Old Brewery Mission. In addition, Anju has been actively involved for years in the Sikh community, mentoring youth.
Anju is a woman whose political commitment and involvement are second nature. She has been an active Liberal Party of Canada volunteer since age 13. Among other things, she was elected Vice-President (Female) for Youth of the LaSalle-Émard Federal Liberal Association, a position she held for 10 years, and later served as Vice-President (Female) of the same association.

Raj Saini

City-Kitchener Centre


Owner Pharmacy/BS in Pharmacy/Chemistry

A proud resident of Kitchener-Waterloo, Raj Saini has owned and operated the award-winning Greenbrook Pharmacy for nearly 20 years. His success as a small business owner comes from his focus on helping people achieve their health goals using evidence-based protocols to enable healing and encourage healthy lifestyles.

A committed and active supporter of local organizations, Raj works tirelessly to engage his community in politics and international affairs. He is a proud Rotarian of many years, a board member of the Canadian International Council, Waterloo Region branch and a long-time champion of Liberal values. He is passionate about improving the local economy, creating jobs and promoting the health and well-being of Kitchener Centre’s residents through intelligent, fiscally responsible environmental and health policy.

Raj earned his Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy from Boston’s Northeastern University.

Anita Anand

Tim Uppal

Tim has a long history of community involvement, which was recognized when he was named The Outstanding Young Edmontonian for 2005 by the Junior Chamber of Commerce and when he was awarded an Alberta Centennial Medallion from the Government of Alberta

Tim, his wife Kiran, a Department of Justice lawyer, and their daughter Kirpa live in Sherwood Park. Tim was born in British Columbia in 1974 and has spent most of his life in Edmonton. He and his family have strong ties to Sherwood Park, having run a family business in Sherwood Park Mall.
In his professional career, Tim has served as a Senior Advisor for the Conservative Party of Canada and previously was a Residential Mortgage Manager for TD Canada Trust. He is also a successful property investor and business owner in the Edmonton area.....Read More



Bob Saroya

Bob Saroya is a proud Canadian who immigrated to Canada in 1975. Over the last forty years, with his hard work, dedication and family values, he has become a successful business man and a well-known face within Markham.

Community service has always been an integral part of Bob’s life. He is involved in fundraising activities for important local organizations, such as 360° Kids (York), Markham Stouffville Hospital, and several amateur sports teams. In addition, Bob assists new immigrants in Canada by offering them advice on career choices and investment opportunities. Bob decided to become active in politics after becoming frustrated by the former government and the lack of leadership from the Liberals. Now Bob is dedicated to working hard and earning the opportunity to join Stephen Harper and the Conservative Government who have been effective in bringing positive change to Canada.

Jasraj Hallan

Jasraj Singh Hallan is a husband, father, small business owner, community volunteer and a long-time resident of NE Calgary. He grew up in the NE, graduated from Lester Pearson High School and has an accounting degree from SAIT. Jasraj has a certified Master Builder designation and runs a successful homebuilding business. He has built many homes for families in Calgary.


Jagdeep Sahota

A long-standing pillar of the Calgary community, Jagdeep grew up in Calgary and graduated from Lester B. Pearson High School.

She obtained her Bachelor of Arts with distinction in political science and psychology in 2003 from the University of Calgary and went on to complete her Juris Doctor from University of Calgary in 2007. She was called to the Alberta Bar in 2008 and has gained extensive legal experience while operating her own law practice in Calgary’s north east area.

Jagdeep has been actively involved in the community and is passionate about bridging the gap between younger and older generations. She is always willing to give back to the community and has been involved in a volunteering capacity with many different organizations including Calgary Peter Lougheed Hospital, Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association, Renfrew Educational Services, and Elizabeth Fry Society.