Kamal Khera, working hard for you in Brampton West
Kamal Khera was elected as the Member of Parliament for Brampton West in 2015, and has also served as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development and the Minister of National Revenue.
A registered nurse, community volunteer and a political activist, Kamal is passionate about improving the lives of those around her and is committed to being a strong voice for change for all residents in Brampton West.
A first-generation Canadian, Kamal immigrated to Canada from Delhi, India, at a very young age. She attended York University where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Psychology with Honours and her Bachelors of Science in Nursing with Honours.
Drawn to assisting others, Kamal gained diverse experience within the field of Health through her professional experience with Centre of Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH), Peel Family Shelter, and William Osler Health Centre. Kamal presently works as a Registered Nurse in the Oncology Unit at St Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto, which gives her a deep understanding of the issues that impact individuals every day.
Kamal is an active member of her community, previously serving as Chairperson of South Asian Canadians Heritage Foundation, Mentor and Program Coordinator at Big Brother Big Sister of Peel, and Event Coordinator with Sick Kids Foundation. She also hosted 'Youth Vision' – a local TV talk show which explored issues surrounding young South Asian Canadians.