Sara Singh

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Sara Singh

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Critic, Attorney General
Assumed office
August 23, 2018
LeaderAndrea Horwath
Deputy Leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party
Assumed office
August 23, 2018
Serving with John Vanthof
LeaderAndrea Horwath
Preceded byJagmeet Singh
Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Brampton Centre
Assumed office
June 7, 2018
Preceded byfirst member
Personal details
Bornc 1985
Political partyNew Democratic

Sara Singh (born 1985) is a Canadian politician who is one of the two current Deputy Leaders of the Ontario New Democratic Party alongside John Vanthof and Opposition Critic for Attorney General since August 23, 2018.[1] Singh was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 2018 provincial election at the age of 33.[2][3] She represents the riding of Brampton Centre as a member of the Ontario New Democratic Party.

Born in Brampton where her parents met in the early 1980s, her mother is from Guyana and her father is from Punjab, India.[4] She is the first Indo-Caribbean female to be elected to the Ontario legislature.[5] She is the founding director of Broadening Horizons, a not-for-profit organization that educates youth about social justice issues and the arts, was Vice-President of Brampton Caledon Community Living, has a master's degree in international development studies from St. Mary's University and a B.A. in political science from York University, and is completing her Ph.D. in public policy at Ryerson University.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ontario NDP". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  2. ^ "NDP Sara Singh beats PCs rival by 89 votes in Brampton Centre". Toronto Star, June 7, 2018.
  3. ^ Marychuk, Marta (8 June 2018). "Sara Singh captures Brampton Centre".
  4. ^ "The NDP's Sara Singh trailblazing a path towards community growth".
  5. ^ "Tis The Season 2018".