Father God, we give you thanks and praise for the Hon. Harry Bains, Minister of Labour and MLA for Surrey-Newton. Our prayer for Mr. Bains, his team and his family this season comes from Job 22:27, “You will pray to Him, and He will hear you; And you will pay your vows”. We ask you to empower him with your insights and innovations at this critical time in the province. Please keep his family in good health and spirits. Hold them safely in your care as they enter the autumn season. In Jesus’ holy name, we pray, amen.
Harry Bains was re-elected as the MLA for Surrey-Newton in May 2017 and again in 2020. He was first elected in May 2005, and re-elected in 2009 and 2013. He is the Minister of Labour. 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.