Meet Sukhjit

Sukhjit Singh is an Award winning professional with more than 20 years experience in the education and non-profit sectors. He won many awards for his dedication to the public and commitment to developing and enacting solutions that build strong and inclusive communities. He is also known as a Change Agent. Sukhjit came to Canada in 2009 after spending almost 10 years in an exciting career in a post secondary institute

Being inspired by Volunteerism and becoming a passionate and proud Canadian; A strong supporter of social and civic inclusion for newcomers to Canada, he feels that volunteer work is the best way to participate in and learn about new country. Volunteering has become a passion for him and he cares passionately about empowering and motivating other newcomers in Canada.

Sukhjit became a motivational story teller. In 2017, he published his first book “Same Shoes, Different Doors”. This book is chronological stories of his journey of struggle and success as a new immigrant in Canada. He is also a founder at Success and Innovation. Sukhjit is a frequent speaker at many events in GTA and shares his expertise and enthusiasm with others as a member of several community-based organizations.

At present, he is a Member at United Way South Asian Advisory Council, Member at Advisory Committee at International Student Connect Program, Regional Reviewer at Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC),  a mentor at e-NIC YMCA and an ambassador at Volunteer MBC.

In past, as a volunteer, he was Public Policy Committee member at Volunteer Canada, Chaired Institute of Canadian Citizenship Peel chapter, he was Board Member at InformCanada, a speaker with passages Canada, a member at Heritage Minute Advisory Committee. He was Co Chair at Ontario, Ministry of Labour Small Business Task Group, member at Interfaith Council of Peel, Board of Director at Volunteer MBC, Co-Chair at Peel Newcomer Strategy Group’s Social, Civic and Economic Inclusion committee, Brand Ambassador of Region of Peel’s Immigration Portal, Ambassador at Canadian Immigration Integration Program, Mentor at TRIEC, PIC member at Peel District School Board and many more…

Sukhjit lives in Mississauga, Ontario, with his wife and daughter; he is interested in sports and is learning karate and also interested in Brain Optimization exercises.

Awards

Master of Success Award

PDCI – 2019

Governor General of Canada Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

Governor General of Canada – 2019

RBC’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant

Royal Bank of Canada – 2013

Most Collaborate Leader Award

Peel Leadership Centre – 2014

Civic Recognition Award

City of Mississauga – 2022

Outstanding Community Outreach Strategist

Career Professionals of Canada – 2016

Newcomer Gem Volunteer Award

Volunteer MBC – 2013

Sukhjit Shares Insights on Zoom Panel

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