Local fire fighters Union endorses Liberal candidate Harjit Sajjan in Vancouver South
Vancouver: Local Vancouver fire fighters are backing Harjit Sajjan as their choice to represent the riding of Vancouver South in the next Canadian Parliament. “Vancouver Fire Fighters’ Local 18 is proud to endorse Harjit Sajjan for election as the MP for Vancouver South,” states Local 18 president, Rob Weeks. “Harjit’s understanding of community service and the sacrifice first responders make in their work lives, comes from experience. As a Vancouver Police officer and a Canadian soldier, Harjit has served our community and country, and is now seeking to continue that service to community as a Member of Parliament.” Weeks commends Sajjan’s track record as a clear voice for first responders’ issues. Sajjan has already called for the restoration of funding for Vancouver’s Heavy Urban Search and Rescue Team, cut under the Harper Conservatives. He as also advocated for improved treatment for sufferers of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.