Harry Lali

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Harry Lali
MLA for Yale-Lillooet
In office
Preceded by James Rabbitt
Succeeded by David Chutter
MLA for Yale-Lillooet
In office
Preceded by David Chutter
Succeeded by riding dissolved
MLA for Fraser-Nicola
In office
Succeeded by Jackie Tegart
Minister of Transportation and Highways of British Columbia
In office
February 18, 1998 – February 15, 2001
Premier Glen Clark, Dan Miller, Ujjal Dosanjh
Preceded by Lois Boone
Succeeded by Helmut Giesbrecht
Personal details
Born Harbhajan Singh Lali
(1956-08-10) August 10, 1956 (age 58)
Jullundur, Punjab, India
Political party NDP
Residence Merritt, British Columbia

Harbhajan Singh "Harry" Lali (born August 10, 1956) is a former MLA in the Canadian province of British Columbia.[1][2] In the 1991 election he was elected to the Legislative Assembly as MLA for Yale-Lillooet, and was re-elected in 1996. Lali served as the Minister of Transportation from 1998 to 2001.[2] For the 2001 election, he chose not to run for re-election. He returned to the Assembly by winning his riding in the 2005 election ahead of BC Liberal Party candidate Lloyd Forman and Green Party candidate Michael McLean. He was once again elected in the newly created riding of Fraser-Nicola in the 2009 election, but was defeated in the 2013 election.

He is a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party, and served as opposition critic for Multiculturalism.[2]


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  2. ^ a b c "MLA: Harry Lali". Member Biography. Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. Retrieved 2010-05-11.