Jinny Sims, MLA for Surrey Panorama

Jinny Sims


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204-14360 64th Ave Surrey, BC V3W 1Z1

About Jinny

Jinny Sims was elected as the MLA for Surrey-Panorama in 2017 and re-elected in 2020. She served as Minister of Citizens’ Services and is currently Convener of the Select Standing Committee on Legislative Initiatives and the Select Standing Committee on Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders, and Private Bills,  Vice-Chair of the Legislative Review Committee, and a member of the Government Caucus Committee on Social Initiatives.

Born in Punjab India, Jinny immigrated to England at nine years old. She earned her education degree at the University of Manchester and became a high school teacher when she moved to Canada before becoming the president of the BC Teachers’ Federation in 2004.

In 2011 Jinny was elected as an NDP MP for Newton-North Delta, where she was the critic for International Cooperation, Critic for Immigration and Critic for Employment.

Jinny is a mother and grandmother and is proud to call Surrey home.

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Latest News for Jinny Sims

Surrey NDP MLAs sworn into Legislature

VICTORIA – Seven Surrey New Democrat MLAs were sworn into the Legislature virtually today following an historic election. Harry Bains, Garry Begg, Jagrup Brar, Bruce Ralston, Jinny Sims, Rachna Singh, and Mike Starchuk joined the largest BC New Democrat caucus …