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Meet Jas Johal

Jas Johal

Richmond-Queensborough Candidate

Jas Johal is the BC Liberal MLA for the new provincial riding of Richmond-Queensborough.


Johal is an award-winning journalist with over 23-years of reporting experience. From 2008 to 2011, he served as Global Television’s Asia bureau chief based in Beijing and New Delhi, where he reported extensively on economic and foreign policy, energy, food, and water security, as well as labour and human rights.


In 2013, Johal became a media fellow at the Asia Pacific Foundation, producing a documentary that focused on Asia’s energy security and its impact on Canada. He is also a recipient of two Jack Webster Awards, one RTNDA National Award, and a Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ Award.


Most recently, Johal served as Director of Communications for the BC LNG Alliance, where he was responsible for promoting B.C.’s generational LNG opportunity, and the economic and social benefits it will create.


Johal and his wife Seera have a son, Ishaan.


“It’s an incredible honour to run in a riding that straddles the two great communities of Richmond and New Westminster. For 23 years, I’ve had the incredible privilege of asking questions on behalf of British Columbians. Now I hope to play a role in finding the some of the solutions.” – Jas Johal


Get in touch with Jas by email: jas.johal@bcliberals.com