Hardeep Singh Pahra, a new immigrant 30 year-old father of two young children, was killed on Steeles Avenue on October 29, 2015, as he rode his bike to work. Jagmeet Singh, MPP Bramalea-Gore-Malton, rose in the Ontario legislature to make this moving plea:
Toronto Group, Advocacy for Respect for Cyclists placed a Ghost Bike at the spot where Hardeep was killed. 25 cyclists from Brampton and Toronto gathered with family, friends, Raj Grewal MP (Brampton East), and Brampton Councillor Gurpreet Dhillon on November 7th.
Ralf Jarchow, a Brampton lawyer, was tragically killed near Tofino BC, on September 24, 2015, as he neared the end of his bike ride to raise money for the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness.