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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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...

Meet the rookies: Manitobans elect 13 new MLAs

September 11, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...for MP Candice Bergen (Portage-Lisgar). Guenter also worked for Morden-Winkler MLA Cameron Friesen, who was re-elected on Tuesday. Burrows: Diljeet Brar (NDP) Dijeet Brar celebrates his victory after taking the Burrows riding for the NDP. (CBC) Rookie MLA Dijeet Brar won in Burrows for the NDP. ...

Manitoba NDP makes gains in Winnipeg as PCs win 2nd majority, CBC News projects

September 10, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...evening. "We have made history tonight." Bruske also said St. James is projected to swing back to the NDP after being lost to the PCs in 2016. Diljeet Brar is the projected winner in Burrows, a seat previously held by the Manitoba Liberals. The Opposition NDP went into the 2019 election with 12 seats...

Too many signs and no incumbents: A look at 2 of the most diverse ridings in Manitoba

September 9, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ... "They clearly have good lists for getting out the vote and good lists to find out who is supporting who." Liberal candidate Sarb Gill (Burrows). Diljeet Brar, who is running in Burrows for the NDP, may luck out because of the recent boundary changes. The recent changes, put parts of Shaughnessy Heights...

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