Tim Uppal

Conservative Party Candidate in Edmonton Mill Woods

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Tim Uppal

Tim Uppal was born in British Columbia and raised in Mill Woods.

Tim was first elected to the House of Commons in 2008 and re-elected in 2011. As a Member of Parliament, Tim has worked tirelessly on behalf of all residents of the Edmonton region.

In 2011 Tim was appointed to Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s cabinet as Minister of State for Democratic Reform; where he introduced legislation to increase fairness in representation in the House the Commons as well as legislation that strengthened the regulations for political financing. In July 2013, Tim was chosen by the Prime Minister to serve as the Minister of State for Multiculturalism.

Tim has served as a member of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, the Standing Committee on Health and the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage. He has also served as the Chair of the Subcommittee on Neurological Disease. In December 2010, Tim’s Private Member’s bill, to establish a National Holocaust Monument, was passed in the House of Commons with support from across the political spectrum.

Prior to entering politics, Tim was a residential mortgage manager for TD Canada Trust , served as a senior advisor for the Conservative Party of Canada and was the Executive Producer and Host of a radio show on CKER in Edmonton. He is the founder and President of the South Edmonton Youth Group and has been a member of the Capital Health Community Health Council. He was also a member of the Edmonton Police Community Advisory Council.

Tim comes from a hardworking and proud Canadian family who emigrated from Punjab, India.

Tim and his wife Kiran are enjoying the gift and responsibilities of raising their three young children, Kirpa, Nihal, and Fauja.

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Protecting Canadian Auto Jobs

Hundreds of thousands of Canadian families work in the auto sector. That’s why a re-elected Conservative government will implement the new Automotive Supplier Innovation Program, which will help Canadian automotive suppliers gain a competitive edge in the global marketplace. If automakers are prepared to make firm commitments to new and modernized plants in Canada for […]


1.3 Million New Jobs

Canada’s economy created 1.3 million net new jobs since the depths of the global recession – one of the strongest job creation records in the G-7. In fact, not only are more Canadians working than before the recession, there are more Canadians working than ever before in our country’s history. And we will continue to […]


Protecting Jobs

Canada’s manufacturing sector provides good, well-paying jobs for Canadians in communities across our country. Prime Minister Harper has announced new support from our Conservative Government for Canadian manufacturers. Our low-tax, balanced budget Manufacturing Strategy will keep Canada’s manufacturing sector growing and creating jobs. Under our Manufacturing Strategy, Canadians will benefit from new jobs, new investment […]


Support For Canadian Seniors

Our Conservative Party will introduce new support for single and widowed seniors in Canada. A re-elected Conservative government will introduce a $2,000 Single Seniors Tax Credit that will extend additional tax relief to nearly 1.6 million single and widowed seniors in Canada who have pension income. When combined with the existing Pension Income Credit that […]


Budget Balanced A Year Early!

Our Conservative government has a strong record of economic and fiscal management. Our government achieved a balanced budget last year – one full year ahead of schedule. This is good for our economy and good for Canadian families. Spending beyond our means, as Justin’s Liberals and Thomas Mulcair’s NDP propose, would lead to permanent deficits, […]


Cutting Taxes For Small Businesses

A re-elected Conservative Government will lower the small business tax rate from 11 percent to 9 percent over the next four years. This tax cut – the largest tax rate cut for small businesses in more than 25 years – will provide $2.7 billion in tax relief to nearly 700,000 small businesses over this period. […]


Keeping Canadians Safe

A re-elected Harper Government will build on our record of fighting global terrorism to keep Canadians safe. And, we will continue to address the growing problem of terrorist radicalization and violent extremism among Canadian youth by providing a renewed $10 million in funding for the Kanishka Project. We will also create banned travel zones in […]


Keeping More Money In Your Pocket

We announced our plan to cut payroll taxes by over 20 percent in 2017 and protect Canadian jobs from the dangerous Employment Insurance and CPP tax hikes promised by both Justin Trudeau and Mulcair’s NDP. By dramatically reducing payroll taxes, Canadian workers will see their take-home pay increase and businesses – especially small businesses – […]


Helping Families Save For Their Children’s Education

A re-elected Conservative government would provide more support to hardworking Canadian families saving for their children’s post-secondary education. Our Conservative Government has consistently cut taxes and put more money back into the pockets of every Canadian family. This includes significant support to help with the costs of a child’s future education, including establishing the Canada […]


Supporting Canada’s Mining Sector

Responsible resource development creates jobs, fuels growth and promotes prosperity across the country. The mining sector is particularly critical to Canada’s economy with over 380,000 Canadians employed in mining and thousands more employed indirectly. Since 2006, our government has helped to support mining exploration, investment and jobs through the Mineral Exploration Tax Credit. We announced […]


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Edmonton Mill Woods

Consisting of that part of the City of Edmonton described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the easterly limit of said city with Whitemud Drive NW (Highway No. 14); thence generally westerly along said drive to Calgary Trail NW (Highway No. 2); thence southerly along said trail to Anthony Henday Drive NW (Highway No. 216); thence easterly and northeasterly along said drive to the easterly limit of said city; thence generally northerly along said limit to the point of commencement.

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