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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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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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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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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Justin Trudeau becomes Canada’s new Prime Minister and is “now ready” to make a “real change”

October 20, 2015 9:37 AMComments Off on Justin Trudeau becomes Canada’s new Prime Minister and is “now ready” to make a “real change”
Justin Trudeau becomes Canada’s new Prime Minister and is “now ready” to make a “real change”

 Tamil Canadian Gary Anandasangaree wins Scarborough – Rouge Park comfortably Sitting member Rathika Sitsabaiesan loses to Liberal candidate Shaun Chen Mark Holland beats Immigration Minister Chris Alexander Liberals obtain comfortable 184 seats to form a majority government                                                       By Siva Sivapragasam Justin Trudeau, the famous son of a more famous […]

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The Kaleidascope Ball

October 19, 2015 12:33 PMComments Off on The Kaleidascope Ball
The Kaleidascope Ball

The Kaleidascope Ball Where Diversity Shines Bright October 17, 2015 Monsoon Journal congratulates the inductees and delighted to highlight the Inductees, performers and many of the participants at the The Kaleidascope Ball presented by The Scarborough Hospital Foundation and Scarborough Walk of Fame with TD, the presenting sponsor. About the […]

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Canada Elections 2015 ~ The Final Push: Polls surveys indicate Liberals Leading

October 18, 2015 1:08 PMComments Off on Canada Elections 2015 ~ The Final Push: Polls surveys indicate Liberals Leading
Canada Elections 2015 ~ The Final Push: Polls surveys indicate Liberals Leading

By Siva Sivapragasam The fall season in Canada is normally a riot of colors on trees. The season this year has additional colors on ground too.Lawn signs of candidates in different colors –Blue, Red, Orange & Green, are spread from coast to coast across the country. Mr. Citizen Canada becomes […]

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“Canada will provide all support for the proposed UN sponsored independent inquiry on Sri Lanka,” says Citizenship & Immigration Minister Chris Alexander

October 16, 2015 2:29 PMComments Off on “Canada will provide all support for the proposed UN sponsored independent inquiry on Sri Lanka,” says Citizenship & Immigration Minister Chris Alexander
“Canada will provide all support for the proposed UN sponsored independent inquiry on Sri Lanka,” says Citizenship & Immigration Minister Chris Alexander

New Canadian Consulate to be opened in Jaffna                            By Siva Sivapragasam In a recent Media interview, Citizenship & Immigration Minister Chris Alexander has stated that Canada will provide all support for the proposed UN sponsored independent inquiry on Sri Lanka and take necessary action to provide justice to those […]

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“Canada can offer expertise to the UN proposed hybrid court on violation of human rights in Sri Lanka”

October 4, 2015 9:34 PMComments Off on “Canada can offer expertise to the UN proposed hybrid court on violation of human rights in Sri Lanka”
“Canada can offer expertise to  the UN proposed hybrid court on violation of human rights in Sri Lanka”

“Canada can offer expertise to  the UN proposed hybrid court on violation of human rights in Sri Lanka”, says Scarborough Rouge – Park  Liberal candidate Gary Anandasangaree   Gary Anandasangaree, (Liberal Party candidate for Scarborough – Rouge Park) and Professor Cheran addressing the audience                        By Siva Sivapragasam The Liberal […]

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Ten thousand Syrian refugees will be in Canada by next September

September 22, 2015 7:31 AMComments Off on Ten thousand Syrian refugees will be in Canada by next September
Ten thousand Syrian refugees will be in Canada by next September

                   “Admittance procedures will be streamlined and speeded, but rigorous security and medical screening will be in place” –  Citizenship and immigration Minister Chris Alexander                          By Siva Sivapragasam Canada, well- known world over as the welcome country for refugee immigrants, will […]

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