Why is Harjit Sajjan Canada’s New Minister of Defense

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November 4, 2015 | Hon. Harjit Singh Sajjan trending in the hearts of many as he is honoured to serve in Justin Trudeau’s cabinet as the Minister of National Defense.

Hon. Harjit Sajjan, Canada’s new Minister of National Defense is the first Sikh-Canadian to command a Canadian Army regiment.

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He served three separate tours in Afghanistan, and is a recipient of Meritorious Service Medal and Order of Military Merit.

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Harjit Sajjan also served as a veteran of the Vancouver Police Department for 11 years and the Canadian Armed Forces for over 23 years.


“I look forward to continue to serve our great country, Canada.” -Harjit Sajjan

Written by Desi West


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