Diljeet Brar

NDP candidate in the Burrows Winnipeg race.

Diljeet can be reached on social media, at diljeet.brar@mbndp.ca, or by calling 431-688-3772.

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Leaseholders feel ignored over Crown lands consultation

October 28, 2019

Manitoba Cooperator - ...government’s Crown land changes. “There is a disconnect between the government and the people and there is mistrust too,” Agriculture Critic Diljeet Brar said. The province hosted two public meetings Oct. 15 and Oct. 17 in light of the backlash. Provincial staff would be reporting producer feedback...

Farmers to get first right of renewal on Crown land

October 11, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...here just to try and get rid of those that’s been holding onto the land forever and they haven’t had cattle for awhile." NDP agriculture critic Diljeet Brar, who worked for Manitoba Agriculture before entering politics, said the government’s new system doesn’t consider farmers who may want to expand....

Province makes about-face on changes to Crown land leases after backlash from ranchers

October 11, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...this week it had heard many concerns from ranchers about the changes and would keep pushing for lease renewals. On Friday, NDP agriculture critic Diljeet Brar questioned why the province made the initial changes, considering the large number of beef producers who voiced their opposition. "If they changed...

Manitoba NDP Names Ag Critic

September 30, 2019

Pembina Valley Online - ...NDP has named its critic for agriculture. Burrows MLA Diljeet Brar was named to Wab Kinew's shadow cabinet last week. Brar grew up in India, where he did his master's in education and taught at the Agricultural University in Punjab, India. He also worked as a journalist and TV presenter before he...

NDP installs shadow cabinet as session resumes Monday

September 27, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...languages, with Adrien Sala (the MLA for St. James and the new francophone affairs critic) doing his in French, Kinew speaking his in Ojibwa and Diljeet Brar participating in Punjabi. The NDP leader noted the "generational change" his party is undergoing. "I think the main thing you saw here today with...

Manitoba NDP introduce their shadow cabinet

September 27, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...-Danielle Adams: Childcare, housing, disability and poverty matters critic. -Nello Altomare: Education critic. -Uzoma Asagwara: Health critic. -Diljeet Brar: Sport, culture and heritage critic; agriculture critic. -Ian Bushie: Indigenous affairs critic. -Amanda Lathlin: Opposition deputy whip; families...

More women, more people of colour but fewer Indigenous MLAs in Manitoba legislature

September 12, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...Pas-Kameesak). For the PCs, Filipino MLA Jon Reyes was re-elected in Waverley (previously the St. Norbert riding). The election of NDP candidates Diljeet Brar (Burrows) and Mintu Sandhu (The Maples) means there will be two Indo-Canadians at the legislative assembly, compared to one in 2016. The Liberals...

Meet the 13 rookie MLAs elected in Manitoba

September 11, 2019

CTV - ...feminism and is an ally with Indigenous people, newcomers and LGBTQ people. She grew up in Thompson, where she is now raising a family. Burrows: Diljeet Brar (NDP) Diljeet Brar is joining the NDP’s slate of rookies after being elected MLA for the Burrows riding. Before immigrating to Canada, Brar...

Après le 10 septembre, une assemblée plus diversifiée | Élections Manitoba 2019

September 11, 2019

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...pouvoir s’exprimer en français. Le NPD a fait élire le groupe d’élus le plus diversifié de son histoire. Il compte ainsi 2 Indo-Canadiens (Diljeet Brar dans Burrows et Mintu Sandhu dans The Maples), une députée de la commnauté philippine (Malaya Marcelino dans Notre Dame) et 5 Autochtones (Wab...

NDP makes gains but city still wears PC blue

September 11, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...out Karen Myshkowsky of the NDP. She unsuccessfully ran against Kinew in 2016. Elsewhere, the NDP regained control of Burrows with a victory by Diljeet Brar, and party mainstays Nahanni Fontaine (St. Johns), Bernadette Smith (Point Douglas) and Matt Wiebe (Concordia) continued to hold court. JENNIFER...

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