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Battle for U.S.Presidency 2016 – Donald Trump Vs. Hillary Clinton?

March 9, 2016 2:37 AMComments Off on Battle for U.S.Presidency 2016 – Donald Trump Vs. Hillary Clinton?
Battle for U.S.Presidency 2016 – Donald Trump Vs. Hillary Clinton?

By Siva Sivapragasam The battle for U.S. Presidency is being narrowed down to a possible race between Billionaire Donald Trump and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The race to occupy the White House will take place this September when incumbent President Barack Obama’s two-time term ends. President Obama is […]

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Taking Stock of Civic Pride at Thai Pongal

January 31, 2016 10:52 PMComments Off on Taking Stock of Civic Pride at Thai Pongal
Taking Stock of Civic Pride at Thai Pongal

By Harrish Thirukumaran The New Year, now being 2016, has once again been marked by the Thai Pongal Gala dinner organized annually by the Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC). Pongal Greetings & Registration of attendees The CTC held its 9th edition of the cultural event at the Hilton/Toronto Conference Suite Centre […]

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Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown poised to lead the party to a win in the 2018 election

January 2, 2016 10:57 AMComments Off on Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown poised to lead the party to a win in the 2018 election
Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown poised to lead the party to a win in the 2018 election

By Thaksha Kaneshapillai and Dharsan Siriskantharajan During the holiday season of 2015, the Monsoon Journal Team Members sat down with Patrick Brown, the current leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, to gain insight on the party’s direction in advance of the Ontario general election in 2018. Formerly the […]

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The Greatest Gift of All

December 23, 2015 8:59 PMComments Off on The Greatest Gift of All
The Greatest Gift of All

by Harrish Thirukumaran Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays to all!! As we joyously enter this holiday season, let’s ensure we seize every opportunity to engage in the greatest gift of all: devoting ourselves to those less fortunate. This was something I managed to partake in during my busy second to […]

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Book Review: Pain, Pride and Politics

December 8, 2015 10:21 PMComments Off on Book Review: Pain, Pride and Politics
Book Review: Pain, Pride and Politics

(Social Movement Activism and the Sri Lankan Tamil Diaspora in Canada) Author: Amarnath Amarasingam Publisher: University of Georgia Press Reviewed By Siva Sivapragasam The complexity of Tamil politics in Sri Lanka led the Tamil diaspora in the international arena take a centre stage in actively engaging itself with the turn […]

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Andrea Shanmugarajah

November 10, 2015 3:06 PMComments Off on Andrea Shanmugarajah
Andrea Shanmugarajah

Andrea Shanmugarajah is a student in her final year at the University of Toronto, where she is pursuing a degree in Life Sciences. She is hoping to pursue a career in medicine, and hopes that as a physician in the future, she will be able to aid and advocate for […]

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Nishan Duraiappah: A Role Model for Aspiring Public Servants

November 8, 2015 8:56 AMComments Off on Nishan Duraiappah: A Role Model for Aspiring Public Servants
Nishan Duraiappah: A Role Model for Aspiring Public Servants

By Harrish Thirukumaran On a mid-afternoon post-Halloween November 1st in Markham, Ontario, the Monsoon Journal obtained the opportunity to chat with police officer, Nishan Duraiappah, whom recently became a Deputy Chief of Police for Halton Region Police Services (HRPS): New Role in diverse community After being appointed to his new […]

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Monsoon Journal is pleased to release NOVEMBER 2015 issue

November 7, 2015 9:16 PMComments Off on Monsoon Journal is pleased to release NOVEMBER 2015 issue
Monsoon Journal is pleased to release NOVEMBER 2015 issue

Monsoon Journal is pleased to release NOVEMBER 2015 issue with wider news coverage and special features. Flip & Read November 2015 Print Edition: http://issuu.com/monsoonjournal/docs/mj_nov_2015_web PDF: http://monsoonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/MJ_NOV_2015_WEB.pdf Pick up your copy of the print edition at several locations in Toronto and GTA or visit http://monsoonjournal.com/archives/ for current and previous issues. Monsoon Journal is […]

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Act Today to Change Tomorrow

November 6, 2015 1:48 AMComments Off on Act Today to Change Tomorrow
Act Today to Change Tomorrow

By: Krishni Narine (Hons. B.A.) The month of November highlights many important dates; from Remembrance Day on November 11th, to World Diabetes Day on November 14th. Many men at the beginning of November even grow their moustaches for Movember to create awareness to Prostate Cancer. Health has become a prominent […]

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Sri Lankans Without Borders (SLWB) congratulates the new Trudeau/Liberal Party Government

October 24, 2015 9:05 AMComments Off on Sri Lankans Without Borders (SLWB) congratulates the new Trudeau/Liberal Party Government
Sri Lankans Without Borders (SLWB) congratulates the new Trudeau/Liberal Party Government

“Four Sri Lankans participating  in the Election process a testament to the community’s deepening engagement in the electoral process” “Gary Anandasangaree – He will be the second Sri Lankan Canadian Member of Parliament.” “Historic opportunity and responsibility that Canada now has in critically engaging the Government of Sri Lanka and […]

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