Canada's new National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan being sworn-in during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Photo: Reuters Canada's new National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan being sworn-in during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Photo: Reuters
Canada's new National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan being sworn-in during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Photo: Reuters

Sikh warrior Harjit Sajjan will draw on combat experience in Bosnia and Afghanistan in new role as Canadian defence minister

He worked 11 years as a police officer, including a stint as a detective with the gang crimes unit, before joining the Canadian military and rising to the rank of lieutenant-colonel.

Canada's new National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan being sworn-in during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Photo: Reuters Canada's new National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan being sworn-in during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Photo: Reuters
Canada's new National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan being sworn-in during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Photo: Reuters
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