If some of our fellow Canadian brothers and sisters are living in fear of being attacked, verbally or physically, because of their identity, we need to do better as a nation, and M-103 is a step in the right direction.
Member of Parliament, Brampton East
Raj Grewal J.D MBA, (born on September 11, 1985) is the Member of Parliament for Brampton East, a place he has called home for the past 25 years. Raj began his studies at Wilfred Laurier University, where he obtained a Bachelor in Business Administration. He went on to achieve an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and completed his J.D. at the Osgood Hall Law School before being called to the Ontario bar in June 2014. <br> <br> Raj entered politics with a solid business and legal background and remains a member in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada. Before starting his political career, Raj began as a financial analyst for a fortune 500 company before moving on to practicing law at a prominent Bay Street firm, where he specialized in public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and securities. <br> <br> As an MP, Raj is committed to bringing a progressive voice to Ottawa, focusing on issues related to immigration and education and a being a strong advocate for the youth and women in his riding.
Discrimination still exists and the racist posters that surfaced across the University of Alberta campus this week were a reminder of that fact. The posters featured a picture of a Sikh man and disparaging captions targeting Sikh values. As a turban-wearing Sikh, the hatred and ignorance that motivates such material is very close to home for me and the broader Sikh community.
09/23/2016 01:05 EDT
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