Government - Federal
Terry is our Member of Parliament for Burnaby-North Seymour, having been elected in the 2015 and 2019 General Elections. He lives with his wife, Ravi, and their two daughters Nova and Solar, in North Burnaby. Before being elected to Parliament, Terry was a small business owner, an educator, a city councillor, and a community advocate. In Ottawa, he has served in a variety of roles. Currently, he is the Parliamentary Secretary to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. He has previously served as both Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Science, Minister of Transport, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard as well as the first-ever Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (B.C.).
As an MP, Terry has worked directly on key pieces of legislation including the Fisheries Act, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, the Oceans Act, the Wrecked, Abandoned, or Hazardous Vessels Act, and more. Terry has also consistently championed issues important to British Columbians, ranging from action on climate change and oceans protection, to better transportation and affordable housing solutions. For his unparalleled engagement in the community, Terry was voted Parliamentarian of the Year for Civic Outreach by Members of Parliament from all parties.
Prior to being elected to the House of Commons, Terry served as a City Councillor in Nanaimo, BC, before attending Simon Fraser University (BBA) and Oxford University (MBA). With his brother, Doug, Terry founded Twinbro Local Leaders.
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