For Councillor – Ward 20 Scarborough Southwest

Malika Ghous

For Councillor – Ward 20

Friends and Neighbors!

As a lifelong resident of Scarborough Southwest, I’ve been committed to making a positive impact on the lives of residents here in our community. My journey in public service began when I was elected as your Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Trustee in 2022. Ever since, I’ve worked with parents, students, and teachers to build stronger and safer schools.

I’ve been encouraged by many of you to run in the upcoming by-election for City Councillor. After thoughtful discussion with residents and community leaders, I’ve made the decision to submit my nomination to be your next City Councillor! I’m committed to being a transformative force in local government, working hard to ensure a brighter future for all residents of Scarborough Southwest.

This by-election will be about our families and our future. It’s about improving our neighbourhoods, our streets and our public transit, because we all deserve better. Scarborough Southwest is ready for real generational change, with fresh new ideas and innovative solutions. Come, join us!

Together, we can bring productive change.

Malika’s Priorities

  • Protect our environment by upholding the sanctity of our Scarborough Bluffs.
  • Preserve our public parks for our families by banning the use of alcohol.
  • Advocate for affordable housing by providing additional funding.
  • Alleviate traffic congestion by using AI systems to enhance traffic flow.
  • Reduce crime by expanding the Toronto Police Neighbourhood Program.
  • Save public transit by adding more TTC bus routes and more TTC enforcement officers at Kennedy, Warden, and Victoria Park subway stations.

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I have worked with Malika to help residents of Scarborough overcome barriers to accessing government services. Malika’s collaborative approach and creative thinking make her a strong advocate for those she assists. She will be an energetic champion for Scarborough residents at City Hall.

Yasir Naqvi

MP for Ottawa Centre

Malika Ghous is a dynamic young leader in the Scarborough community I’ve had the pleasure to work with in a number of roles. I have seen first-hand her dedication to helping people, and especially helping young people achieve their dreams and succeed. As a school trustee, she has been a strong advocate for the needs of local students and schools. As a city councilor, I know she will be a strong voice for Scarborough and I don’t hesitate to support her.

Salma Zahid

Member of Parliament for Scarborough Centre

“As former City Councillor and Member of Provincial Parliament, I represented Scarborough Southwest for over 30 years. During my service, I worked with Malika Ghous to help constituents overcome barriers that they faced with the government. Malika guided many people, and in doing so, she has impacted many lives for the better. Malika is the most experienced, and qualified person to represent us at City Hall.”

Lorenzo Berardinetti

Former City Councillor and Member of Provincial Parliament, Scarborough Southwest

“I believe wholeheartedly in Malika Ghous and her ability to get the job done for residents of Scarborough Southwest. I have seen firsthand Malika’s committment to serving residents of her ward as Public School Turstee. She will do a phenomenal job as your City Councillor.”

Iqra Khalid

Member of Parliament, Mississauga-Erin Mills

“I am writing to express my wholehearted endorsement for Malika Ghouse, who is running as a councillor candidate for Ward 20 in Toronto. I believe that Malika possesses the qualities, experience, and dedication needed to effectively serve our community. Throughout my interactions with Malika, I have been consistently impressed by her passion for public service and her commitment to making positive changes in the ward 20.”

Nadeem Akbar

CPC Candidate of record Million

“We need a new generation with bold new ideas to help manage Toronto’s budget shortfall. Malika Ghous brings professionalism, experience and vitality to a job that requries a high level of energy and passion to succeed. I support her 100%.”

Shafqat Ali

Member of Parliament, Brampton Centre