Results, Ridings and Candidates
Bramalea - Gore - Malton
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||257/257 polls|
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Party: Green Party of Canada
Education: Earned a bachelor of science degree in health promotion from Dalhousie University and a bachelor of arts in history from Carleton University. Currently earning his master's degree in environmental studies at York University.
Profession: Health expert and researcher
Children: Two sons
Career Background: His research focuses on climate change and adaptions in Canada. He worked as a health promotion officer for six years, three years with Peel Public Health and another three years in Halton. Currently involved in several research projects, including one assessing Canadian perceptions of health impacts of climate change, and another on SARS.
Community Activities: Currently co-leads a research interest group at University of Toronto's centre for urban health initiatives called Environmental Health Justice in the City. Also sits on an advisory committee at York University's centre for research and innovation to direct Ontario's first Climate Change Institute.
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Education: BA in psychology, University of Toronto
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Richard
Career Background: Was a councillor and executive member of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario, 2002 to 2005. With her husband, has owned and operated an insurance brokerage since 1997.
Community Activities: Is an active volunteer in her children's school, at St. Marguerite D'Youville parish, as a writer for thebramptonnews.com and as a fundraiser for the Hospital for Sick Children.
Municipal: Ran unsuccessfully for the Brampton Town Council in the November 2006 municipal election.
Gurbax Singh Malhi
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthdate: Oct. 12, 1949
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Education: BA in political science, English and history, Punjab University
Profession: Real estate
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Devinder
Children: Gurinder and Harinder
Career Background: Quality control, Leco Industries, 1977 to 1979. Manufacturing, Engelhard Industries, 1979 to 1985. Real estate agent, Homelife/Response Realty, 1985 to 1993. Director, Laikey Chattha Assoc Inc. Served as president of G.M. Investment Corporation. Member of the Toronto Real Estate Board.
Community Activities: Served on Malton community council, volunteer member with Peel police race relations committee and parents advisory council, acted as director of the Malton Neighbourhood Services. Founding director, Can-Sikh Cultural and Sports Centre.
Federal: Elected in Bramalea-Gore-Malton in 1993 and 1997. Elected in Bramalea-Gore-Malton-Springdale in 2000. Elected in Bramalea-Gore-Malton in 2004 and 2006.
Party: Former president of the Bramalea-Gore-Malton Liberal Association.
Parliamentary secretary: To Minister of Labour from 2001 to 2003; to Minister of Industry, with special emphasis on entrepreneurs and new Canadians; to the minister of Human Resources and Skills Development in 2004; to minister of national revenue in October 2005.
Committee: Vice-chair of the Library of Parliament committee. Former co-chair of joint committee on the Library of Parliament. Former member: Human Resources Development and Status of Persons with Disabilities; Industry; Government Operations; Justice, Legal Affairs and Human Rights; Procedure and House Affairs; Citizenship and Immigration; Committee on Code of Conduct for MPs and Senators; Industry, Science and Technology. Former member: Subcommittees on Business of Supply; Pearson Airport Limousine; Human Rights and International Development; and Scrutiny of Regulations.
Caucus: Member of the Liberal caucus.
Party: Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada
Career Background: Teaches in Peel Region.
Community Activities: Active opponent of the criminalization of youth and students. Also active in opposing the construction of the youth super-jail in Peel and is mobilizing people against Premier Dalton McGuinty's Safe Schools Act.
Jashwant Singh Puniya
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Education: MA, computer applications, Gujarat University, India
Profession: Software developer
Marital Status: Married
Community Activities: Co-chair of the parent-teacher council at Redwillow Public School; member of Project Management Institute; volunteer with Habitat for Humanity; coach with the Brampton East Soccer Club.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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