|Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transportation|
|Assumed office |
June 26, 2019
|Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament|
for Scarborough—Rouge Park
|Assumed office |
June 7, 2018
|Preceded by||Riding established|
|Born||March 8, 1989|
|Political party||Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario|
|Residence||Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario|
|Alma mater||University of Ontario Institute of Technology|
Vijay Thanigasalam is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 2018 provincial election. He represents the riding of Scarborough—Rouge Park as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario.
Thanigasalam went to St Joan of Arc Catholic Academy (then known as Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School) and graduated in 2007. He then went on to study at the University of Toronto Scarborough and completed his Bachelor of Commerce in Finance at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. After graduation, Vijay worked as a financial advisor.
|2018 Ontario general election: Scarborough—Rouge Park|
|Progressive Conservative||Vijay Thanigasalam||16,224||38.61|
|New Democratic||Felicia Samuel||15,261||36.32|
|Green||Priyan De Silva||1,014||2.41|
|Trillium||Amit Mahendra Pitamber||149||0.35|
|Total valid votes||42,015||99.12|
|Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots||372||0.88|
|Progressive Conservative pickup new district.|
|Source: Elections Ontario|
- Zlomislic, Diana (June 7, 2018). "Battle between first-timers in Scarborough-Rouge Park ends with PC victory". Toronto Star.
- "About". Vijay Thanigasalam. Retrieved 2021-02-04.
- "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 8. Retrieved 20 January 2019.