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Peel Region is home to one of Canada's most linguistically diverse populations. In the 2016 Census, 12.6 percent of the population reported speaking more than one language at home, and four percent of residents reported speaking no English or French at all. Today's story features Masood Khan—who speaks Hindi, Punjabi and English—and is up against former PC leader, Patrick Brown.
Peel Regional Chair candidate Masood Khan expected to win with record majority - Urdu
Published by Urdu Times Canada an Urdu source with an audience of 15,000 based in Toronto.
"Former Mississauga mayoral candidate Masood Khan, a real estate broker, has registered to run for Peel Regional Chair. Khan is known in the community for his volunteer work and fiery speeches. He ran against former Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion. Khan has served on many committees in Mississauga and Brampton. He is seen by community members as a candidate who will win with a record majority as Chair of Peel Region."