Rathika Sitsabaiesan recently appeared in the news for all the wrong reasons. Her Twitter feed was filled with 140-character-long comments on the one thing that seems to matter when it comes to young women in parliament: cleavage. Her response? “It’s a non-issue.”
One $100 cheque a month for childcare isn’t enough for families, according to Scarborough Southwest Liberal candidate Michelle Simson.
Scarborough Southwest’s federal Conservative candidate Gavan Paranchothy has denied any connection to the Tamil Tigers. The organization was listed as a terrorist group by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government in 2006.
There is only one party that has benefitted Scarborough for the past decade or so, and they have the record to prove it.
Despite being a Liberal stronghold since the early 1990s, Scarborough is expected to be a battleground in the upcoming federal election. The winds of change rushed over the bluffs of Scarborough to bring in right-leaning Rob Ford last year as mayor of Toronto. It is this change, of course, the Conservatives are hoping to take advantage of come May 2.