|Name||Darshan S. Kang|
Calgary, Alberta , Canada
Nov 03, 2017 08:53pm
|Info||Darshan’s commitment to focused hard work has made him an achiever throughout his life and is why he will make an excellent MLA for Calgary-McCall. |
Darshan grew up in India, where he attended primary and secondary school in the Moga district of Punjab province. Darshan completed a pre-medical degree at the University of Indore before coming to Canada in 1970.
Darshan currently works as a realtor. He was recently named the top realtor in his company and the fifth highest performer of all realtors in the entire province of Alberta. Before becoming a realtor Darshan was a journeyman welder.
Darshan’s activities in the community are numerous. He is or has been a member of the Saddleridge, Castleridge/Falconridge, and Martindale-Tardale Community Associations… as well as being an active member of the North East Centre of Communities Society. He played a key role in raising over one million dollars for the Alberta Children’s Hospital and volunteers as a door-to-door canvasser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
As well, he was singled out for special recognition by ROSH, a group which he helped successfully oppose a slaughterhouse to be built in his community. He is also active in his religious (Sikh) community’s temple.
Darshan’s experience in the community extends to politics as well. He ran in Calgary-McCall in the 2004 election and lost by only 304 votes.
Before the writ is even dropped for the upcoming election, Darshan will knock on every door in the constituency, listening to constituents and incorporating their ideas and opinions into his campaign.
The biggest issues in the constituency for Darshan are the lack of affordable housing and schools in the community, as well as environmental issues and maintaining public health care.
He has been married to his wife Sharanjit for thirty-two years and has three adult children and two grandchildren.
In his spare time he enjoys reading and walking with his family and friends and is always willing to volunteer for good causes in and around his community.