The Deepakage: Taking Politics back to its Grassroots, and Inspiring the Next Generation

Racism in Politics vs. Racism in Politics to further ones Agenda

Asking questions that help Canadians understand policies, behaviours and a politicians’ opinion IS NOT RACIST, and preventing this line of questioning goes against the very foundations of grassroots politics. This is a big concern for me! Make no mistake, during my 20 years of public service, I have faced racism firsthand. During my first successful campaign, I dealt with the ugly face of racism. You can read about it in the following article, however at this moment, I want to talk…

Tips on Succeeding in the face of Discrimination: How I won my First Election

I never imagined how facing Racism head on would place me down a path where I learned some of my greatest political lessons of all time.  It was during this time, and I will never forget – the moment when I knew things were going to change!  It was here that I learned some of my greatest lessons that have been the foundation of my success. Be sure to scroll to the bottom for my Tips on Succeeding in the face of…

Goal of the Leadership Race: Campaign Checklist

As you know this last year I ran for the Conservative Leadership Race.  When I started I had goals that I wanted to accomplish and I believe we met them, these goals also inspired me to move forward with this website and continue what we started!

What I Learned Running for the CPCLDR

Canadian politics is at a crossroads. One of the things I learned explicitly is that all over Canada we are facing this generational shift in political expectations.This past year, I had the pleasure to run for leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. While I did not win, I learned so much about the state of Canadian politics and more importantly, about what issues matter most to Canadians. Canadian politics is at a crossroads. For years, the political sphere has been run…

Deepak’s Take on Current Issues (Sept – Oct 2017)

Topics covered this month include Senator Lynn Beyak’s comments regarding Indigenous peoples, the Liberals’ $10.5M  payout to Omar Khadr and his take on the 2017 German election.  For Deepak’s most recent in-depth pieces, follow him on Twitter (@deepakobhrai). On why Senator Lynn Beyak’s  comments regarding Indigenous Peoples is disagreeable .   It is a fact that Canadian courts have all agreed that treaty rights MUST be recognized. These treaties were signed by the Crown and Indigenous leaders. We simply cannot throw out…

Humour and Life in Politics

Deepak’s unique humour on the CPCLDR stage helped him connect to a generation who love to create Memes, Videos and Share their experiences of meeting with him.  Keep sending us your Memes and tag us on Instagram and enter to win our weekly contests and get some cool swag from the Deepakage! email teamobhrai@deepakage.com or connect with us on any of our Social Media Sites.