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Mr. Peter Sandhu – MLA for Edmonton-Manning

Lord God we thank You for MLA Peter
Sandhu and for the strength to continue to serve the people of our
Province.  Thank You for his unique gifts
and for the experience that he brings to the role he fills in government.  It is our prayer today that he would have the
ability to make the best possible decisions for the communities he
represents.  We pray that You would bless
him for his efforts.  In Your Holy Name,  Amen.

Mr. Sandhu was elected to his second term as the Member of the
Legislative Assembly for Edmonton-Manning on April 23, 2012. He currently
serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Families and Communities and
the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

Previously, he served on the following Standing Committees:
  • Alberta
    Heritage Savings Trust Fund
  • Privileges,
    Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
  • Alberta’s
    Economic Future
  • Private
  • Finance
Prior to serving as a Member of the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Sandhu had
significant experience as a businessman and community leader. He sits on the
boards of several community-based organizations and has volunteered for the
following organizations:
  • East
    Indian Community Council
  • Indo-Canadian
    Liaison Committee
  • Sikh
    Federation of Edmonton (former president)
  • Masters
    Games Kabaddi Committee
An active member of his community, Mr. Sandhu was the recipient of the
Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal, recognizing his contribution to the city and
province, and was also an Alberta Centennial Ambassador in 2005.

Mr. Sandhu was born in
Manawan, India in the Punjab Province. He immigrated to Canada in 1979, and
married his wife Kamal in 1984. They have three children: Preetinder, Bhavneet
and Inderdeep.