Brampton - The 2009 rent increase guideline is 1.8 per cent. The calculation is based on the Ontario Consumer Price Index. The 2009 guideline applies to rent increases that occur between January 1 and December 31, 2009.
Ottawa - The number of people granted Canadian citizenship went up in Conservative strongholds in the past year despite falling dramatically in the rest of Canada, according to statistics made public in response to a question asked by the Honourable Gurbax Singh Malhi, Member of Parliament for Bramalea-Gore-Malton.
Ottawa - On May 15, 2008, Dr. Ruby Dhalla passed the historic motion 469 demanding the government issue the long overdue apology for the 1914 Komagata Maru incident. This motion was passed unanimously and we look forward to the government's implementation of this newly adopted motion by Dr. Dhalla.
Brampton - Newcomers to Brampton are getting help from the Ontario government to find jobs and build their future. The province is investing $244,772 in three local agencies to help newcomers settle in our community and get off to a good start in their new lives.
Toronto - Member of Parliament for Brampton-Springdale, Dr. Ruby Dhalla joined over 100,000 commmnity members to celebrate Vasakhi at the Annual Khalsa Day Parade. The parade was one of the largest Sikh parades in Canada and was an opportunity to celebrate the values of Sikhism.