Meet Tim Uppal
Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Sherwood Park, Tim Uppal, was first elected to the House of Commons in 2008. In his two terms as MP, Tim has worked tirelessly as an advocate for Edmonton-Sherwood Park in Ottawa.
In May 2011, Tim was appointed Minister of State (Democratic Reform). He has served on the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration and the Standing Committee on Health. Tim has also served as Chair of the Subcommittee on Neurological Disease.
Prior to entering politics, Tim was a Residential Mortgage Manager for TD Canada Trust and served as a Senior Advisor for the Conservative Party of Canada.
Tim’s long history of community involvement includes mentoring youth at risk, coaching soccer and kabaddi (wrestling) and being a member of the Sherwood Park Centennial Rotary Club. He was also a member of the Capital Health Community Council and the City of Edmonton Chief of Police Advisory Council.
His community involvement has been recognized with an Alberta Centennial Medal. He was named Outstanding Young Edmontonian for 2005 by the Junior Chamber of Commerce.
Tim comes from a hardworking and proud Canadian family. He was born in British Columbia in 1974 and has spent most of his life in Edmonton.
Tim and his wife Kiran, a lawyer, are enjoying the gift and responsibilities of raising their two young children, Kirpa and Nihal.