Yasmin Ratansi

liberal candidate in


Don Valley East

Yasmin Ratansi

liberal candidate in


Don Valley East

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Yasmin Ratansi represented the riding of Don Valley East as a Member of Parliament from 2004 to 2011. She served her constituents both effectively and efficiently, while holding a number of executive positions and chairing a number of high-profile committees. As Deputy Whip of the Liberal Caucus, she exhibited extensive leadership skills among her fellow MPs and proved herself as an excellent negotiator. Yasmin also served as Chair of the Standing Committee on Government Operations, and as Chair of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women.

Born in Dar Es Salaam, Yasmin is proud to have lived and worked in Don Valley East since 1974. She is a grassroots oriented leader who is passionate about civic engagement and social justice. Yasmin is an engaged social activist in the community, helping her constituents to navigate immigration procedures, and assisting individuals and businesses deal with a variety of tax related issues. She is also a sought-after public speaker and both the Principal and Founder of Ethical Edge.