Prabmeet Sarkaria

Minister of Transportation

Prabmeet Sarkaria is a trailblazing figure in Ontario politics, currently serving as the Minister of Transportation and a Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) for Brampton South. Born and raised in Brampton, Ontario, Sarkaria brings a unique perspective to his role as a turban-wearing Sikh Cabinet minister, representing diversity and inclusion in the province’s leadership.

Sarkaria’s journey into politics was preceded by a distinguished career in law and finance. After studying finance at Wilfrid Laurier University and obtaining his law degree from the University of Windsor, he worked as an associate corporate lawyer at Miller Thomson. His legal background equipped him with the skills necessary to navigate the complexities of governance and policymaking.

Before entering provincial politics, Sarkaria actively engaged with his community, serving on Brampton’s Property Standards Committee and advocating for various causes as the former Ontario Vice President of the World Sikh Organization. His commitment to public service and community involvement laid the foundation for his political career.

In his role as Minister of Transportation, Sarkaria plays a pivotal role in shaping Ontario’s infrastructure and transportation policies, ensuring the province’s connectivity and mobility. Additionally, his previous position as President of the Treasury Board underscores his dedication to fiscal responsibility and expenditure management, crucial aspects in Ontario’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Throughout his tenure, Sarkaria has been a champion for small businesses, spearheading initiatives to reduce red tape and support entrepreneurs during challenging times. His efforts have garnered recognition, earning him accolades for his contributions to Ontario’s economic development and recovery.

As a prominent figure in Ontario politics, Prabmeet Singh Sarkaria continues to advocate for his constituents and work towards building a brighter future for all Ontarians. His leadership, vision, and dedication to serving the people of Ontario make him a driving force in shaping the province’s trajectory for years to come.