Hira Chopra’s roots in Port Alberni are deep and strong. He was born in India and went to the Punjabi University graduating with a Masters Degree in History and a Diploma in Physical Education.
He has been involved in a wide range of community organizations and is deeply committed to a healthy and vibrant community. He supports several amateur sports teams in the region.
Mr. Chopra is a member of IWA Canada Local 185, the Rotary Club of Port Alberni, and serves as a director on the Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce.
His work experience is wide-ranging, he is a small business owner in Port Alberni and works at the Alberni Pacific Division sawmill.
Mr. Chopra also has extensive political experience. He has served three terms on Port Alberni City Council and is currently Chair of the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District. He has been a Liberal member for over 20 years.
Mr. Chopra has been a resident of Port Alberni for 24 years. He and his wife Narinder have raised two children there.