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CANADIAN INDUSTRY ONLINE - DECEMBER 2015Minister SohiCANADA’S INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITMENT: AN INVESTMENT INTO COMMUNITIESCIO IS PLEASED to present an in- side look at Investing in Canada: the $120 Billion Infrastructure Plan, with the Hon-ourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. Minister Sohi was elected three times as an Edmonton City Councillor and became the Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods in 2015. He represented the city on the Canadian Ur- ban Transit Association, and has been a strong advocate for light rail transit.Minister Sohi has also advocated mu- nicipal interests to other levels of govern- ment through his delegation to the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association. He has been a prominent leader on municipal and provincial issues, volunteering with Public Interest Alberta, the Centre for International Alternatives, and the Canadian Labour Con- gress. Minister Sohi has been presented the Edmonton Interfaith Advocate Award and John Humphrey Centre’s Human Rights Ad- vocate Award for promoting welcoming and socially inclusive communities. He is a former member of the Edmonton Police Commis- sion, and also took a leadership role in creat- ing the Police Chief’s Indo-Canadian Liaison Committee, the Punjabi Cultural Association, and the Punjabi Arts Association.What are the Ministry’s key priorities for8 |Canadian Industry Online | May, 2017 

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