Pouyan Tabasinejad
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Pouyan Tabasinejad is the Policy Chair of the Iranian Canadian Congress (ICC), a non-profit and non-partisan organization whose mandate is to safeguard and advance the interests of Canadians of Iranian heritage.

He holds two Master of Arts degrees, one in History and another in Immigration. He has been heavily involved in a variety of political and community advocacy activities.

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If America Can Vote For Obama, Canada Can Vote For Singh

(62) Comments | Posted May 25, 2017 | 12:19 PM

Last week, Jagmeet Singh announced his intention to run for the leadership of the New Democratic Party in an electrifying rally in his home riding of Brampton, Ontario. If successful, Singh will become the first racialized leader of a major Canadian political party. Since his announcement, the question that consistently...

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The World Needs An Independent Canada In The Age Of Trump

(66) Comments | Posted April 21, 2017 | 10:49 AM

As we near the hundred-day mark of U.S. President Donald Trump's presidency, many Canadians are concerned about a shift in Trudeau's government's foreign policy. Instead of keeping the promises made by Trudeau for constructive engagement and the return of Canada as a force for peace in the world, Canadians are...

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Tory Leadership Hopefuls Should Drop Harper's Divisive Iran Rhetoric

(8) Comments | Posted March 13, 2017 | 11:22 AM

During a Conservative leadership debate on Feb. 19, 2017 in Vancouver, the candidates were asked the following question about Canada-Iran relations: "It is very possible that Justin Trudeau will restore relations with Iran. As leader, would you rescind this?" Unfortunately, responses from most of the concerned candidates endorsed the same...

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