Tibetan Origin Canadian Elected As 2018 MP Candidate

Tibetan origin Canadian elected as 2018 member of parliament candidate for the New Democrats party representing Parkdale, Ontario, Canada. The young Tibetan lady was selected as the 2018 candidate for the New Democrats representing Parkdale in a party meeting yesterday.

Bhutila Karpoche lives in Toronto, Canada where she has been actively involved within the Tibet movement for more than a decade.  She has also served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Tibetan Association of Ontario, the largest Tibetan association in Canada.

Bhutila received her BSc. from the University of British Columbia and her MPH from the University of Toronto. She has a PhD candidate in Policy Studies and works in the office of Cheri DiNovo, a Member of the Ontario Legislature.

The Tibetan origin Canadian is a Tibetan who was initially shifted to Canada through a resettlement program for Tibetans and she is an active participant in resolving issues of the community and the nation at large. She believes in serving back to the community as she has had the opportunity directly connect to the vibrant community of Parkdale in Ontario which receives one of the largest number of refugees from various country.

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