Billy Pang is a first-generation Canadian, originally from Hong Kong. After arriving to Canada in 2000, Billy has worked, lived and studied in the Markham region.
Prior to becoming the Member of Provincial Parliament in 2018 for Markham—Unionville, Mr. Pang was a York Region Public School Board Trustee; which he was elected for in 2014. As a school board trustee, Mr. Pang represented parents and teachers in the Markham area in Wards 2, 3 and 6. His community involvement spans even further than his political experience as he served the Markham community as a volunteer for various humanitarian organizations in the city.
Billy is determined to serve his community and constituents, as he is passionate about bringing positive change to Markham—Unionville, due to him being a long-time resident and politically engaged member of this community.
Markham is north of Toronto. With a diverse immigrant population of more than 60 per cent, it holds one of the province’s largest Chinese populations along with significant East Indian and Italian communities.
Its borders run from 19th Avenue in the north to Highway 407 in the south, Highway 404 in the west and Markham Road in the East.