Doly Begum MPP, Scarborough Southwest

Government of Ontario

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July 8, 2021

MPP Begum calls on Metrolinx to hear local residents' concerns regarding ongoing construction

Last night MPP Doly Begum hosted a community walk with residents from the Oakridge and Danforth neighbourhood and representatives from Metrolinx about the ongoing Metrolinx construction that has be... More
July 6, 2021

MPP Doly Begum's Statement on Canada Day

This year we marked Canada Day by reflecting on our dark history and shared responsibility for reconciliation and addressing the pain caused by an inhumane system that targeted Indigenous childr... More
June 28, 2021

MPP Doly Begum's statement on marking the first Filipino Heritage Month

I am very honoured to have had the support and blessings of the Filipino community over the past year as they worked with my office to ensure the passage of Bill-217: An Act to Proclaim the Month o... More
October 28, 2019

Public consultation on establishing Caribbean Heritage Month

Join us on Friday November 1st for a community consultation in Scarborough to officially proclaim a Caribbean Heritage Month in Ontario. MPP Sara Singh (Brampton Centre) will be sharing details of ... More
August 9, 2019

Update regarding flooding at 40 Teesdale

We've heard from a number of residents who have been impacted by flooding and consequent disruption at 40 Teesdale Place. Below is an update and further information on how to access support if you ... More
June 18, 2019

Letter regarding the proposed Healing Lodge at 2217 Kingston Road

  I’m proud of our rich diversity and spirit of inclusivity in Scarborough Southwest. Please read my open letter regarding the proposed Thunder Woman Healing Lodge in our community. I hope that ev... More
March 26, 2019

Statement from MPP Doly Begum on Bangladeshi Independence Day

On Tuesday March 26th 2019, Scarborough Southwest MPP Doly Begum delivered the following Member's Statement to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to mark Bangladeshi Independence Day and Banglades... More
February 7, 2019

Ontario families need affordable child care now: Ontario NDP Child Care critic

Doly Begum, Ontario NDP Child Care critic, released the following statement in response to a Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives study finding that Ontario is home to the country’s five most ex... More
January 17, 2019

Cut to Scarborough GO train causing dangerous crowding

Doly Begum, NDP MPP for Scarborough Southwest, and Jessica Bell, Ontario NDP Transit critic, are sounding the alarm about dangerous overcrowding on Scarborough GO’s rush-hour trains following a mov... More
November 8, 2018

Horwath and the NDP to Scarborough hold town hall about lowering sky-high auto insurance rates

Ford Conservatives voted against NDP bill to lower rates – paved the way for another 9% increase. More