Candidates Forum (Richmond Hill & Willowdale)



We are at full capacity for this event.

  • Instructions for those who have RSVP’ed online through ICC's website: please plan to arrive 30 minutes in advance at 2:30PM. Your reservation is only valid till 3PM. After 3PM your reservation is canceled and your spot will be given to others on waiting list.
  • Note that no signs, posters or flyers will be allowed inside the venue.
  • If you weren’t able to RSVP online, you can sign up on the waiting list from 2PM at North York Public Library Auditorium. Please note that we cannot guarantee a spot for those who sign up on the waiting list. After 3PM we will count number of spots available and allow those on the waiting list to enter in order of registration. Note that you cannot enroll in the waiting list online or by contacting ICC. The waiting list will be available at the venue from 2PM on Sun Oct 4th.


The Iranian Canadian Congress (ICC) is proudly presenting a forum with the federal candidates from the ridings of Richmond Hill and Willowdale. During this forum candidates will be asked about their plans and proposed policies related to economy, immigration and foreign policy. All candidates from the three major political parties in Canada (Conservatives, New Democrats and Liberals) running in the two ridings have been invited to this forum. So far we have confirmation from the following candidates:

Michael Parsa (Conservative)

Adam DeVita (NDP)

Majid Jowhari (Liberal)

Chungsen Leung (Conservative)

Pouyan Tabasinejad (NDP)

Ali Ehsassi (Liberal)

Please note that all discussions and questions in this forum will be in English. We will try our best to prepare a Persian report after the event summarizing the discussions in this forum. 

Note that due to limited space RSVP is required for this event. Please go to the following link to reserve your spot:

Suggested Questions:
In order to have a well-organized and constructive discussion, we ask our attendees to submit their suggested questions before the event. Please click on the following survey link to submit your suggested questions related to any of the three categories: economy, immigration, foreign policy. Please limit yourself to one question is each category:

For sponsorship opportunities please contact us at [email protected].


A big thank you to our sponsors. We are extremely grateful for their help in making the Federal Forum possible! Here is the list of our sponsors in alphabetical order:

Arthaus Fine Custom Cabinetry & Millwork:
Confi Dentist, Professional Training Centre:
Green View, Associates at World Financial Group.
Insufin, Insurance & Financial Company,
Marco Momeni, Real Estate Broker,
Michael Mao, Sales Representative at RE/MAX:



October 04, 2015 at 3:00pm - 6pm
Auditorium, North York Public Library
5120 Yonge St
Toronto, ON M2N
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The Iranian Canadian Congress is a non-profit, non-partisan and non-religious organization established in 2007 to represent the interests of Iranian-Canadians and encourage their participation in Canadian society.

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45 Sheppard Avenue East, Unit 900

Toronto, Ontario, M2N 5W9

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Phone: 647-539-4344

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