Heavenly Father, we pray for Bidhu Jha today and that he would know your great blessing for his life and work today. I ask that he would have the strength and determination to continue to do the work that must be done not only in his riding but also all that which affects all the people of the province of Manitoba. I pray that Bidhu would experience God’s blessing upon himself and his family. We pray he would been given wisdom and discernment in his daily duties and decisions that that he would experience a peace and prosperity that only comes from You, in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

“I encourage young people to obtain highest possible training and education so that

they are empowered to succeed. By investing in education and training, we create opportunities for

positive economic growth, and build on Manitoba’s entrepreneurial spirit.”

Bidhu Jha, a Winnipeg resident since 1970, was elected as Radisson’s
NDP MLA in 2003, 2007 and 2011. He has been legislative assistant to the
premier and minister of Energy, Science and Technology and was recently
appointed as Manitoba’s special envoy for international trade. Bidhu
participates in several legislative committees on such issues as public
accounts and finances, Crown corporations, social services, justice, and
community economic development.

He has also received the prestigious Asia Pacific Award of
Entrepreneurship from the Asper School of Business (University of
Manitoba) and an honourable distinguished community service award by
ICHHA, an organization set up to serve humanity. Bidhu is a published
poet and writer of short stories and articles. A tireless worker in
uniting Canada’s diverse communities, Bidhu is a strong voice for equal
rights for all.

More about Bidhu

  • Holds a degree in mechanical engineering and is trained in industrial engineering management;
  • Former business owner and CEO of Optimum Trading Corporation;
  • Past board member of major private and public enterprises
    including Manitoba Telephone Systems, Deer Lodge Foundation,
    Canadian Cancer Society and Crown corporations council;
  • Past member of the faculty of engineering advisory committee at University of Manitoba and Red River College, and
  • Member of the International Trade Council, Manitoba working
    with chamber of commerce and other economic development agencies in