Sonia Sidhu is the Member of Parliament for Brampton South. First time, she was elected on October 19, 2015 in a wave of hope, inclusivity, and positivity across the country.
In her second term, she is re-elected in October elections.
First Term (2015-19)
Sonia sits on the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Health and in addition sits on the Standing Committee on the Status of Women as well. She has a passion for diabetes awareness and prevention, which she champions in her role as the Chair of the All -Party Diabetes Caucus. MP Sidhu is also the General-Secretary of the Canada-India Parliamentary Friendship Group and an executive member of both the Canada-Poland and Canada-Portugal Parliamentary Friendship Groups. She further sits as a member of the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association, the Canada-U.S. Inter-Parliamentary Group, and the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.
Mrs. Sidhu has distinguished herself in Parliament as someone focused on her constituents, health care services, and making life better for newcomers to Canada. Before politics, she worked as a healthcare professional for 18 years, a record that has helped her understand the roots of health care needs across the country.
She holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and has worked as a volunteer on political campaigns at all three levels of government. She has a proven dedication to her community, evidenced through her volunteer work with numerous community organizations including Trillium Health Centre.
She lives in her riding of Brampton South with her husband Gurjit, twin daughters Arshia and Amrit, and her son Akash.