Arjun (A.J.) Balasingham is a college professor who grew up in Scarborough—Agincourt where he served the community as a social networking coordinator for newcomers. As a community leader he has volunteered for organizations serving children on the autism spectrum, youth in conflict with the law, and immigrants and refugees.

Arjun is a PhD Candidate in Social and Cultural Analysis at Concordia University. He holds a Master of Public Administration and BA in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario.

Arjun is passionate about good green jobs, a community-based model for senior care, healthcare expansion, supporting small business and creating affordable housing and dignified living standards for all Canadians.