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Treaty eliminating landmines: One of Canada’s greatest humanitarian contributions to global peace and security marks 20th Anniversary

December 3, 2017 7:45 PMComments Off on Treaty eliminating landmines: One of Canada’s greatest humanitarian contributions to global peace and security marks 20th Anniversary
Treaty eliminating landmines: One of Canada’s greatest humanitarian contributions to global peace and security marks 20th Anniversary

Canada is committed to eliminating landmines globally as set out in the historic Ottawa Treaty to Ban Landmines; it was adopted 20 years ago in Ottawa, Canada, in December 1997. Advocacy groups say “the Ottawa Treaty, which bans all anti-personnel mines, is one of Canada’s great humanitarian contributions to global […]

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World’s Leading Canadian Gold Miner Peter Munk donates Hundred Million dollars to Munk Cardiac Centre

October 12, 2017 11:15 PMComments Off on World’s Leading Canadian Gold Miner Peter Munk donates Hundred Million dollars to Munk Cardiac Centre
World’s Leading Canadian Gold Miner Peter Munk donates Hundred Million dollars to Munk Cardiac Centre

“My donation is my gratitude for what Canada has done for me and my family” By Siva Sivapragasam Peter Munk and his family fled Hungary in 1944 to escape the brutalities of the Nazis and later settled down in Canada to start life from scratch. He made enough wealth but […]

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Thirty-Eight year old Sikh lawyer Jagmeet Singh becomes new NDP leader

October 7, 2017 9:08 AMComments Off on Thirty-Eight year old Sikh lawyer Jagmeet Singh becomes new NDP leader
Thirty-Eight year old Sikh lawyer Jagmeet Singh becomes new NDP leader

By Siva Sivapragasam Thirty-Eight year old Sikh lawyer Jagmeet Singh has become the National Democratic Party (NDP) leader taking 53 per cent of the vote for leadership. Jagmeet Singh will now lead the federal political party at the next federal election. Singh won the ballot for leadership taking 53 per […]

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Prime Minister Trudeau praises contributions of Canadian Tamils to Canadian Society

September 8, 2017 1:29 AMComments Off on Prime Minister Trudeau praises contributions of Canadian Tamils to Canadian Society
Prime Minister Trudeau praises contributions of Canadian Tamils to Canadian Society

Prime Minister Trudeau at Tamil Fest – “Diversity is not a liability – indeed, it is the source of our greatest strength as Canadians.” “Contributions of Canadians of Tamil Origin have been felt for decades since the very first boat of Tamil Refugees arrived in Newfoundland up until today.” – […]

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Canada celebrates its 150th Birthday

July 1, 2017 12:54 PMComments Off on Canada celebrates its 150th Birthday
Canada celebrates its 150th Birthday

“Let them look to the past, but let them also look to the future, let them look to the land of their ancestors, but let them also look to the land of their children.” – Former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfred Laurier By Siva Sivapragasam Canadians across the country and […]

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CTCC Walkathon 2017

June 8, 2017 8:00 AMComments Off on CTCC Walkathon 2017
CTCC Walkathon 2017

Canadian Tamil community raises $70,000 through CTCC/RBC Royal Bank sponsored Walkathon for the purchase of Two Dialysis machines for Scarborough Hospitals By Siva Sivapragasam The Canadian Tamil community demonstrated their generous and contributing spirit for a worthy cause recently when they raised $70,000 for the Scarborough Hospitals for the purchase […]

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Sport as Social Progress: April 6, International Day of Sport for Peace and Development 2017

April 4, 2017 1:21 AMComments Off on Sport as Social Progress: April 6, International Day of Sport for Peace and Development 2017
Sport as Social Progress: April 6, International Day of Sport for Peace and Development 2017

From the Super Bowl to the World Cup to the Olympics, these and other similar events have from time and again brought various people together due to one thing: the love of sport. Sport has not only been a phenomenon that encourages us to demonstrate the best of our physical […]

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Ragavan Paranchothy, PC candidate for Markham-Thornhill by-election on April 3rd

March 29, 2017 9:51 PMComments Off on Ragavan Paranchothy, PC candidate for Markham-Thornhill by-election on April 3rd
Ragavan Paranchothy, PC candidate for Markham-Thornhill by-election on April 3rd

“International pressure ought to be ratcheted to bring the perpetrators of war crimes to justice in Sri Lanka”, says Ragavan By Siva Sivapragasam Ragavan Paranchothy, one of Canadian Tamil community’s best known personalities in the fields of TV presentation and radio broadcasting, is the Conservative Party’ choice in the upcoming […]

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Ravi Gukathasan helps to further develop Tamil studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough

February 7, 2017 9:23 PMComments Off on Ravi Gukathasan helps to further develop Tamil studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough
Ravi Gukathasan helps to further develop Tamil studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough

An extraordinary gift has been bestowed upon the Tamil community in Toronto, and individuals scattered across the rest of Canada and the world for that matter! Ravi Gukathasan, a business owner in the Scarborough area of Toronto and former alumni of University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), donated $2 million to […]

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passes away

December 5, 2016 10:50 PMComments Off on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passes away
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passes away

 By Siva Sivapragasam She was once the glamour queen of Tamil cinema and later became four times Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, the largest state in India. As a film heroine, her films were instant-hits since she teamed up with the swashbuckling hero MGR who was worshipped by millions of […]

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