As MPP, His Focus Will Be On Employment, Youth Empowerment, Public Housing Among Others
MISSISSAUGA: Deepak Anand is the candidate for the Progressive Conservatives (PC) in Mississauga-Malton.
Over 200 community activists, volunteers and supporters attended a recent fundraiser (See pictures alongside) at the Courtyard Marriott in Brampton to express their support.
Keynote speakers included the Unstoppable Tracy who is a Paralympic athlete and world-renowned motivational speaker who explained to the crowd why she finds inspiration in Deepak.
As an MPP, Deepak will be specifically focusing on five different issues which he collectively refers to as his AIM, these are issues in which he is Active, Inspired and Motivated to change and these include:
Deepak Anand owns a small and successful business which supplies auto parts across the country. A chemical engineer by trade from India, Deepak also has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the prestigious Schulich School of Business with a focus on sustainable business practices.
Apart from running his company, Deepak has also used what he knows about sustainability throughout his active tenure in community service. Ever since he has immigrated here, he has been involved and on the boards of numerous charities and social agencies in the region.
Deepak was on the Board of Telecare Brampton and Indus Community Services. Furthermore, he is currently a director for the Canadian Federation of Truckers which defends Trucker Rights and is the Co-Chair of the Malton Building Community Project which is an umbrella organization that represents various community agencies. Deepak is also the founder of Meaningful Media which is an organization that focuses on bringing different charities and social agencies together and bringing light to social issues. He is also the producer and host for Radio Saanjh which is a weekly radio show that is aired on 770AM, in which he discusses local social issues and highlights the different community work people are doing throughout the region.
Some of the other projects Deepak is proud of include: e-Seniors in which he and a team of a few youths taught basic computer skills to seniors during the summer, Colours Can Talk which was an interactive program that engaged children with autism and he is a mentor for many new immigrants and students.