Gracious Creator, we pray today for MLA: Harry Bains the representative for the electoral riding of Surrey-Newton. As he works both in his riding and in the legislature, we pray that he will continue demonstrating a discerning heart, a listening ear and a thoughtful mind. May he focus on those things which enrich and elevate the debate in the house. Continue to give him grace and respect for his colleagues that they may all work together for the greater good. May You bless and strengthen him physically with energy and good health. Keep his wife and children safe, caring and supportive through all that is involved in fulfilling his mandate. Father, we pray in the name of Your blessed Son, Jesus. Amen.
Harry Bains was re-elected as the MLA for Surrey-Newton on May 12, 2009. He was first elected to the Legislature on May 17, 2005.
Harry serves as opposition critic for Transportation and Infrastructure.
Harry has been active in the Surrey community for many years. He has years of experience in education having served on the Kwantlen College Board of Governors between 1993 and 1999.
Harry was an elected officer of Steelworkers-IWA Canada local 2171 for over fifteen 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 Jasmee