Ruby Sahota is the Liberal Member of Parliament for Brampton North. She was elected to the House of Commons in 2015. She is a member of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.
Before being elected to the House of Commons, Sahota practised law for five years, working in the areas of criminal law, litigation, and dispute resolution in both the public and private sectors, handling a wide range of complex commercial litigation files at the national and international levels.
Recognizing the need for increased representation of women in politics, Sahota has been an active member of the Organization for Women in International Trade, UNICEF, and Amnesty International. She is passionate about engaging the youth vote.
Sahota holds a combined Honours Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Peace Studies from McMaster University and a J.D. with a concentration in Litigation from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where she was awarded the Blue Book Award in Immigration Law for achieving the highest GPA in her graduating class.
Born in Toronto and raised in Brampton, Sahota is an active member of the local South-Asian community. She is married to Dr. Tejinder Sahota, and has one son.