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Rajan Sawhney was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-North East, on April 16, 2019.
On October 24, 2022, Mrs. Sawhney was sworn in as Minister of Trade, Immigration and Multiculturalism. She previously served as Minister of Transportation and Minister of Community and Social Services.
Before serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mrs. Sawhney worked in senior positions in the oil and gas industry.
She has an MBA and holds degrees in economics and political science from the University of Calgary.
An avid volunteer, Mrs. Sawhney served as the senior vice-president of the Sikh Society of Calgary and Director of its Guru Nanak Punjabi School. She is a recipient of the Canada 150 award bestowed by YW Calgary in 2017.
Mrs. Sawhney and her husband, Gurpreet, have four children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing and playing sports. She speaks Punjabi and Hindi.
She was the 940th Member sworn in to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
October 24, 2022