RUBY RATNASINGHAM FOR TRUSTEE
MARKHAM WARD 5 & 7
An Ontario Registered Social Service Worker and Registered Early Childhood Educator, Ruby is a resident of Markham with a strong record of contribution to the community.
For the past 23 years, Ruby has worked effectively with all levels of government to build community, increase student and parent engagement, and deliver results for Ontario’s children, youth and communities.
This includes coordinating community mobilization of Markham residents, providing supportive counseling for youth and families in Markham, and the development and funding of York Region Community Services Grant for youth programming.
Ruby has also worked with the City of Toronto, United Way, and the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services to implement programs such as, Access and Equity Training, Early Years, and Family Support.
During COVID-19, Ruby was recognized for Ontario’s Tamil Heritage Month Tribute of Frontline and Essential Workers. She continued that tradition of successful collaboration, to ensure consistent and quality community education, through speaking engagements at University of South Florida, Aram Foundation, Global Women Wellness & Cannabis Conference, and United Nations International Albinism Awareness Day.
Before politics, Ruby worked in TDSB, Canada’s largest Board of Education, as a parenting worker for Ontario’s children and families.
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