Lord, we lift up Hon. Jagrup Brar to you today. Thank you, for his years of service to British Columbians. May you give him strength and encouragement as he works diligently to help those around him. May he and his family also feel your love today – may they find time to be refreshed. Bless them all with good health and strength in Jesus’ name, Amen.
Jagrup Brar was first elected as an MLA in Surrey in 2004, and served until 2013. He was elected again as the MLA for Surrey-Fleetwood in 2017 and 2020. Jagrup previously served as the Official Opposition critic for Small Business, Healthy Living and Sport, Employment and Income Assistance, as well Solicitor General and Public Safety. He is now the Minister of State for Trade. Born in India, Jagrup was a member of the Indian National Basketball team and earned a master’s degree in Philosophy. He then moved to Canada to study Public Administration and received a MPA. For over a decade, Jagrup worked in the public and non-profit sectors. As the Executive Director of the Surrey Self Employment and Entrepreneur Development Society (SEEDS), Jagrup trained new entrepreneurs to develop and launch successful small business ventures. Jagrup lives in Surrey with his wife Rajwant and their two children, Noor and Fateh.