Bob Saroya was elected to the House of Commons in 2015 to represent the constituents of Markham-Unionville. He served as the Shadow Minister of Multiculturalism and the Associate Shadow Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. For the past four years, Bob has been working hard to keep Markham-Unionville a safe community for families. He fights to keep marijuana and drugs out of Markham and the relaxing of rules around opening new safe injection sites. He also introduced a legislation to toughen punishments for those who create and traffic illegal drugs. Bob is running for a re-election in the upcoming federal election in October.
Bob was born in India, and immigrated to Canada over 40 years ago. After arriving in Canada with just $7 in his pocket, he became a successful entrepreneur and served as a corporate director for a multi-billion dollar Canadian company. Bob understands the difficulties and struggles to settle down in a new country as an immigrant, but he also appreciates the opportunities and freedom he has in this country to pursue personal dreams. His personal experience to achieve success motivates him to give back to the community. His passion for public service led him to volunteer for several local charities in York Region. In his spare time, he meets with and mentors new immigrants.
Bob prides himself as being a constituent-focused representative, and personally returns many calls and e-mails on a regular basis. Bob is proud to support Andrew Scheer’s vision to bring our country back to track.