Ottawa - Last week Member of Parliament for Brampton-Springdale, Dr. Ruby Dhalla questioned the Government’s commitment to helping the vulnerable and minority communities with its decision to scrap the mandatory long-form census. Government documents have revealed that more than 50 Federal Government agencies and departments rely on data from the long form census to develop programs and policies for ethnic communities, disabled, visible minorities, seniors and the vulnerable.
Could Brampton Liberal MP Ruby Dhalla run for mayor of Toronto? The former beauty queen and Bollywood actress wasn't returning our call asking if she has entertained the idea, but those who know Dhalla say she has been getting requests to throw her hat in the ring.
Ottawa - The Harper government has reneged on its promise to fix a small business loan program that is helping less businesses while costing more money, Liberal Small Business Critic Navdeep Bains said today.
Ottawa - Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff announced today that the Hon. Navdeep Bains (Mississauga-Brampton South) has agreed to serve as Critic for Small Business and Tourism in the Opposition Shadow Cabinet.