Sophia Leung

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Sophia Leung
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Vancouver Kingsway
In office
Preceded by first member
Succeeded by David Emerson
Personal details
Born (1933-07-25) July 25, 1933 (age 83)
Wuxi, China
Political party Liberal
Residence Vancouver, British Columbia

Sophia Ming Ren Leung, CM (梁陳明任 born July 25, 1933) is a Canadian politician.

Born in Wuxi, China, she was a social worker before being elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1997 for the riding of Vancouver-Kingsway in British Columbia. A Liberal, she was re-elected in 2000. From 2000 to 2003, she was Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue. Both before and after her political career, she has been involved in a great deal of volunteer activities.

In 1994, she was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

Considered for a Senate seat in 2004, Leung remains an active member of the Liberal party and supported Sam Sullivan's bid of mayor of Vancouver.

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