R. Madhavan and Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam (M.I.A) attending as Special Guests of Honour on Sept 9th and 10th

September 7, 2016 2:08 PMComments Off on R. Madhavan and Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam (M.I.A) attending as Special Guests of Honour on Sept 9th and 10th
R. Madhavan and Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam (M.I.A) attending as Special Guests of Honour on Sept 9th and 10th

Award Winning Actor R. Madhavan as keynote speaker on Sept 9 at CTCC-Global Business Expo and Conference 2016! Ranganathan Madhavan is an Indian actor, writer, film producer, motivational speaker and activist. Alongside receiving several recognitions and nominations from other organizations, Madhavan has received two Filmfare Awards and was recognized as […]

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Tamil Canadians Celebrate Arts, Cuisine, Music at Tamil Fest

August 26, 2016 9:42 AMComments Off on Tamil Canadians Celebrate Arts, Cuisine, Music at Tamil Fest
Tamil Canadians Celebrate Arts, Cuisine, Music at Tamil Fest

Festival Expected to Draw 150,000+ Visitors Tamil Fest, which celebrates the richness and diversity of Tamil Canadian arts, culture, cuisine, and entertainment within the Canadian landscape, will be kicking off with an opening ceremony on Friday, August 26, 2016 in Scarborough. The three-day festival runs from August 26 to 28 […]

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Vision Health Month Sees Bausch + Lomb’s Active Support

May 19, 2016 1:36 PMComments Off on Vision Health Month Sees Bausch + Lomb’s Active Support
Vision Health Month Sees Bausch + Lomb’s Active Support

May marks National Vision Health Month. Launched in 2014, National Vision Health Month looks to encourage parliamentarians, non-profit organizations, educators and stakeholders to use the month to inform Canadians about eye-disease prevention and vision health maintenance. With the prevalence of vision loss in Canada expected to increase nearly 30 per […]

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CTCC Silver Jubilee celebrations will showcase Canadian Tamil community’s business excellence and success

May 6, 2016 6:16 PMComments Off on CTCC Silver Jubilee celebrations will showcase Canadian Tamil community’s business excellence and success
CTCC Silver Jubilee celebrations will showcase Canadian Tamil community’s business excellence and success

“Year 2016 is a very important milestone for the Canadian Tamils’ Chamber of Commerce as it celebrates the 25th anniversary”, says Silver Jubilee Program Director Roshan Thavaratnam                                                […]

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Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford passes away

March 22, 2016 2:05 PMComments Off on Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford passes away
Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford passes away

By Siva Sivapragasam Toronto’s former Mayor Rob Ford who battled many odds during his political career but could not fight his cancer passed away this morning. Ford was forty-six at the time of his death and was suffering from a rare and aggressive cancer known as liposarcoma. Rob Ford was […]

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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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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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