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Wai Young

30 YEARS OF POLICY LEADERSHIP

Wai Young has deep roots in Vancouver South, and a longstanding passion for building stronger communities. As a policy consultant and long-time community activist, Wai has over 30 years experience developing social policies and programs in Vancouver and across Canada. Highlights of her work include:

• Developed services for immigrants with agencies such as S.U.C.C.E.S.S., the Immigrant Services Society, and MOSAIC.
• Developed youth-at-risk programs.
• Worked to incorporate work experience into the BC school curriculum.
• Established Canada’s first Foster Parent Training program.
• Assisted in founding the Canadian Immigrant Settlement Sector Alliance, a national umbrella organization for 450 settlement agencies across Canada.
• Developed LINC/ELSA, a national English training program for newcomers.

DELIVERING RESULTS AS VANCOUVER SOUTH’S MP

Wai has successfully delivered results for Vancouver South. Together with Prime Minister Harper and the Conservative team, she is delivering the lowest taxes for Canadians in 50 years, a balanced budget, and economic leadership during global uncertainty. Her major accomplishments include:

• Delivering $2.5 million for the South Vancouver Seniors Centre – after 15 years of inaction from previous MPs.
• Delivering $220 million for 60 major infrastructure projects in Vancouver.
• Providing strong leadership on expanding Asia-Pacific Trade, such as working to establish North America’s first Renminbi Trading Hub in Canada.

In Parliament, Wai was elected Co-Chair of the Canada-China Legislative Association, and served on the following Standing Committees: Public Safety and National Security, Transport and Infrastructure, and Status of Women.

Wai is an alumna of UBC and Killarney Secondary School. She is a proud mom of twins and has cared for seven foster children in her home.

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Protecting Your Tax-Free Savings Accounts

As part of our low-tax plan for Canadians, a re-elected Conservative government will protect the TFSA and the recent enhancements to it that Canadians are enjoying. Only a few years after the TFSA was introduced in 2009, 10.7 million Canadians have opened accounts, saving thousands of dollars. That number continues to grow. Our Conservative government […]

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Life Means Life

Sharon Rosenfeldt’s son, Daryn, was murdered by Clifford Olson in 1981. Families like Sharon’s share in the tremendous trauma and grief of losing a loved one to brutal violence. That’s why Conservatives will always stand up for the rights of victims. Conservatives understand there are some offenders so dangerous, so violent that we cannot allow […]

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Help for Small Business

Our Conservative Party has cut unnecessary red tape so that small businesses and entrepreneurs can spend more time serving Canadian consumers and less time on checking bureaucratic boxes. We have saved Canadian businesses over $32 million in administrative burden each year, as well as 750,000 hours in time spent dealing with red tape, all while […]

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Making Adoption More Affordable

There is no higher calling than raising a child – and no greater reward. A re-elected Conservative government will help Canadian parents who adopt children by significantly increasing the value of the Adoption Expense Tax Credit, raising the maximum amount to $20,000 and making it fully refundable. Every year, thousands of Canadian families are transformed […]

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Affordable Home Ownership

For many Canadians, owning a home represents both their most important investment and the achievement of a key life goal. Our Home Buyer’s Plan allows aspiring homeowners to make tax-free withdrawals from their Registered Retirement Savings Plans to finance the purchase or new construction of their first home. Millions of people have used the program […]

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Economic Leadership

During these times of global uncertainty, Canada’s economic recovery has lead the G-7 under the leadership of Prime Minister Harper. Our Conservative record: 1.2 million net new jobs created since 2009 — mostly full-time, well-paying, and in the private sector. Real GDP is significantly above pre-recession levels — the best performance in the G–7. Soundest banking system […]

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Delivering Results for Vancouver South

Wai Young is an effective local voice delivering results for our community. Together with Prime Minister Harper and the Conservative team, she is delivering lower taxes for families, a balanced budget, and economic leadership during global uncertainty. Her major accomplishments include: Fighting for and delivering $2.5 million for the South Vancouver Seniors Centre – after […]

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Your family and your future are important to me. I will continue to work hard with Prime Minister Harper to create jobs, lower taxes, and keep Canada safe during uncertain times in our world.

- Wai Young

Vancouver South

RIDING BOUNDARIES
• North: From 41st Avenue to Joyce Street and Kingsway
• East: Boundary Road
• West: Cambie Street
• South: along the Fraser River

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Wai Young Campaign

7285 Fraser Street
Vancouver, BC V5X 3V8
Tel: 604-608-5611