Anju Dhillon is the Member of Parliament for Dorval—Lachine—LaSalle since October 2015. Anju was born and raised in the riding, where she worked as a lawyer and currently resides. She was the first Canadian Sikh to practise law in Quebec courts. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Concordia University and an Honours Bachelor of Law from Université de Montréal. Concerned about the welfare of others, she was a caregiver for four years. Anju also provided pro bono advice to people in need and has volunteered at the Old Brewery Mission: a homeless shelter in Montréal. In addition, Anju has been actively involved for years mentoring youth in the Sikh community. She has also previously served as the Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women.
Don Rusnak is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Thunder Bay-Rainy River and is a Member of the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament and the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs.
Born and raised in Northwestern Ontario, Don has deep roots in Thunder Bay–Rainy River, and as the proud son of Ukrainian and Anishinaabe (Ojibway) parents, he understands the diverse and pressing issues facing his community.
Don has extensive professional experience drawing from his work in the forestry industry, public sector, and from his own legal practice. While working with Manitoba Health, Don helped to improve the delivery of healthcare services for Northern Manitobans, and as a Crown Prosecutor in Eastern Alberta, he prosecuted criminal and regulatory offences. Don has long demonstrated strong leadership skills, having served as the interim Executive Director for Grand Council Treaty #3 in Kenora.
Don has volunteered his time with many organizations, such as the Ontario Justice Education Network and the Martin Aboriginal Education Initiative – a group which improves elementary and secondary school education outcomes for Aboriginal Canadians through the implementation of specific programs and the application of appropriate research.
Don studied Political Science and Integrated Forest Resource Management at Lakehead University. In 2001, Don attended the University of Manitoba, Robson Hall Faculty of Law, and during his final year, attended Osgoode Hall Law School to study in the Intensive Program in Aboriginal Lands, Resources and Governments.
Raj Grewal is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Brampton East, and a Member of the Standing Committee on Finance and the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates. He has called Brampton home for the last 24 years, during which time he has been a dedicated community servant and garnered a diverse range of professional experience.
Raj brings a solid business and legal background to the Liberal team. He obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University, as well as an MBA from the Schulich School of Business. Raj was called to the Ontario bar in June 2014 after completing his JD at Osgoode Hall Law School and is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Raj practiced law at a prominent Bay street firm, where he specialized in public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and securities. Before entering the legal profession, Raj was a financial analyst for a fortune 500 company.
Raj currently sits on the board for KarmaGrow, a Brampton community garden project. He also dedicates his time to the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation and participates in the mentorship programs at both Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business.