Kamal Khera

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development

Kamal Khera was first elected as the Member of Parliament in 2015.

A registered nurse, community volunteer, and political activist, Ms. Khera is passionate about improving the lives of those around her.

A first generation Canadian, Ms. Khera immigrated to Canada from Delhi, India, at a very young age. She attended York University where she earned an Honours Bachelors of Science in Psychology and an Honours Bachelors of Science in Nursing.

Drawn to helping others, Ms. Khera gained diverse experience in the health care field through her professional experience with the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health, Peel Family Shelter, and William Osler Health System. Recently, she worked as a registered nurse in the oncology unit at St. Joseph’s Health Centre Toronto, which gave her a deep understanding of the issues that impact individuals every day.

Ms. Khera is an active member of her community. She previously served as chairperson of South Asian Canadians Heritage Foundation, a mentor and program coordinator with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel, and an event coordinator with Sick Kids Foundation. She also hosted Youth Vision, a local TV talk show that explored issues surrounding young South Asian Canadians.