NDP’s Harwinder Sandhu sworn into Legislature as Vernon-Monashee MLA
VICTORIA – Harwinder Sandhu was sworn into the Legislature virtually today, as the new BC New Democrat MLA for Vernon-Monashee following an historic election.
The 57 new BC NDP members were sworn in as part of part of British Columbia’s 42nd Parliament, all focused on supporting people through the COVID-19 pandemic and delivering on their commitments to British Columbians.
“I am honoured that the people of Vernon-Monashee have put their trust in me to be their provincial representative,” said Sandhu. “These are tough times, and I will be a strong voice on the challenges facing people in our region. I can’t wait to get to work making life better for people here as part of our new NDP government.”
The election of this New Democrat caucus features a number of notable milestones, including:
- First majority-women governing caucus in Canadian history
- Largest BC NDP caucus in history
- Highest number of IBPOC MLAs ever in a caucus in BC
British Columbians put their trust in New Democrats to lead the province’s pandemic recovery, and this diverse team will ensure no one gets left behind as we move forward.
Link to downloadable MLA headshots: https://bcndpcaucus.ca/the-team/