The Surrey Board of Trade is connecting the business community to Surrey City Hall Join Mayor Linda Hepner in this high-profile breakfast series where issues vital to Surrey's prosperity and quality of life are presented. The purpose of the Mayor’s Breakfast Series is to continually engage businesses and provide ongoing updates from Surrey City Hall on issues and initiatives. The Mayor’s Breakfast Series is anticipated to be a popular event where guest speakers will include high-profile political, business and community leaders.
SPEAKERS: Municipal update:
Mayor Linda Hepner Speaker: Minister of National Defence (Canada), the Honourable Harjit Sajjan About the Speaker: Minister Sajjan is responsible for the management and direction of all matters relating to the national defence of Canada. Harjit is a retired Lieutenant-Colonel in the Canadian Armed Forces and a combat veteran. He was deployed to Bosnia-Herzegovina and served three separate deployments to Kandahar, Afghanistan. Harjit has received numerous recognitions for his service, including the Meritorious Service Medal for reducing the Taliban’s influence in Kandahar Province. He is also a recipient of the Order of Military Merit, one of the military’s highest recognitions. Harjit also served as an Aide-de-Camp to the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.
Harjit was a police officer with the Vancouver Police Department for 11 years. He completed his last assignment as a Detective-Constable with the Gang Crime Unit specializing in organized crime. He proudly tackled gang violence and drug crimes in Vancouver. Harjit is also a human security specialist, and has lectured to a wide audience in both Canada and the United States. He participates in humanitarian efforts where he can make a difference. He and his wife have four sponsored children and support many charities that promote health and education to impoverished children.
April 27, 2016 - 2nd Surrey Board of ...
Date and Time
Wednesday Apr 27, 2016 7:15 AM - 9:00 AM PDT
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Registration and breakfast – 7:15 a.m.; Program 8:00-9:30am
Surrey City Hall – Council Chambers, 13450-104 Avenue, Surrey BC.