Special Remarks with Minister Harjit S. Sajjan

Jul. 12, 2023 at 11:03 a.m. PDT

The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan), announced support for partnerships that are advancing economic growth, clean energy development, and training opportunities. Minister Sajjan, a prominent figure in Canadian politics, has a distinguished background focused on public service and leadership. He is deeply committed to fostering collaborations that drive economic growth and sustainable development. With his extensive experience and expertise, Minister Sajjan has been a strong advocate for clean energy initiatives and the creation of training opportunities that empower individuals and communities. His announcement underscores the government's commitment to fostering innovation and cooperation, ensuring a prosperous future for Canada and its Pacific region.

For 11 years, Minister Sajjan was a member of the Vancouver Police Department, based primarily in South Vancouver. He completed his career as a detective with the gang crime unit. As a member of the British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught’s Own), he participated in four operational deployments—one to Bosnia and three to Afghanistan.

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