Tiyana Maharaj is a second year student at the University of Ottawa, majoring in International Development and Globalization with a minor in Women's Studies. Tiyana hopes to one day work around the globe representing women and fighting for their rights. Tiyana is passionate about both global and local issues. Nationally, she is concerned about racial and sexual discrimination, and access to proper mental health care.
Tiyana hopes to use this position to raise awareness about specific local environmental concerns that impact the constituents of Pickering-Uxbridge, including the Pickering Nuclear Generating Plant and the proposed airport.