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MLA: Hon. Harry Bains

Minister of Labour
Elected 2005, 2009, 2013, 2017


Room 342 Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC  V8V 1X4
Phone: (250) 953-0910
Fax: (250) 387-4680


105-7327 137 Street
Surrey, BC   V3W 1A4

Phone: (604) 597-8248
Fax: (604) 597-8882
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​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. He is the Minister of Labour.

Harry served as 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.

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