Deepak Anand

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Deepak Anand

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Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Mississauga—Malton
Assumed office
June 7, 2018
Preceded byRiding Established
Personal details
BornMay 1972
India
Political partyProgressive Conservative
Spouse(s)Aruna Anand
Children2
ResidenceMississauga, Ontario
Alma materPanjab University, Schulich School of Business
OccupationSmall business owner, Radio Show Host, Community Activist
Websitehttps://www.deepakanand.ca/

Deepak Anand is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 2018 provincial election.Deepak is Chemical Engineer from Panjab University India and earned his MBA degree from Schulich School of Business Canada.[1] He represents the riding of Mississauga—Malton as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario. He is currently the Vice-Chair of the Social Policy Committee and is a Special Advisor to the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, Honourable Vic Fedeli for the Indian-Ontario trade file [2].

Chairty and Community Work[edit]

Deepak Anand was heavily involved in the community before being elected. He was the former Director for the Indus Community Services, the former Director for Telecare Brampton, the former Director for the Canadian Federation of Truckers, the former Co-Chair of the Malton Building Community Project, Founder of Meaningful Media and Producer and Host of Radio Saanjh - which was a radio show in which he brought in local charities and offer them free exposure.

He also worked on other projects such as e-Seniors where Anand used to work local youths and teach basic computer skills to seniors, Colours Can Talk where they brought in artists to help engage children with autism and an Immigrant Mentorship Program.[3]

Professional Background[edit]

Originally from Mohali, India, Anand went to Panjab University for Chemical Engineering and worked in India for a few years before immigrating to Canada in 2000. He worked for a few years as a Quality Manager within the Automotive Industry. After a few years, he decided to get a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Schulich School of Business. He then worked as a Financial Analyst at Morguard before buying and running a small company that distributed automotive parts around the country [4].

Electoral record[edit]

2018 Ontario general election: Mississauga—Malton
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Deepak Anand 14,712 39.12
New Democratic Nikki Clarke 12,351 32.84
Liberal Amrit Mangat 7,813 20.77
Independent Caroline Roach 1,187 3.16
Green Eryn Sylvester 674 1.79
Libertarian Michelle Ciupka 657 1.75
None of the Above Alex Vezina 217 0.58
Total valid votes 37,611 100.0  
Progressive Conservative pickup new district.
Source: Elections Ontario[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PCs sweep neighbouring ridings of Mississauga-Streetsville and Mississauga-Malton". Toronto Star, June 7, 2018.
  2. ^ "Vic Fideli's Twitter"
  3. ^ "About Deepak Anand"
  4. ^ "About Deepak Anand"
  5. ^ "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 6. Retrieved 20 January 2019.