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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The First Generation

December 2, 2016 12:25 AMComments Off on The First Generation
The First Generation

  By: Andrea Shanmugarajah The Tamil community in Toronto is undoubtedly an interesting one – as part of a growing global diaspora that was driven out of Sri Lanka largely because of a long-standing civil war, Tamil people have managed remarkably to preserve our culture, even on the opposite side […]

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‘Puthiya Velicham’ (New Light)

November 9, 2016 10:20 PMComments Off on ‘Puthiya Velicham’ (New Light)
‘Puthiya Velicham’ (New Light)

Navajeevan Anantharaj has taken a noble initiative towards contributing for the betterment of Sri Lanka war survivors living for the past seven years with painful memories. The following are details about the venture undertaken by the Toronto based media professional Navajeevan Anantharaj to benefit the traumatized people living through the […]

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Canadian Tire Brave T.O. brings community together to support healthcare in Scarborough

October 6, 2016 2:42 AMComments Off on Canadian Tire Brave T.O. brings community together to support healthcare in Scarborough
Canadian Tire Brave T.O. brings community together to support healthcare in Scarborough

By: Dr. Shiyam Loganathan, MD Saturday September 24th, 2016 marked the inaugural Canadian Tire Brave T.O. in support of The Scarborough Hospital. Participants competed in a five-kilometer obstacle course that was inspired by the training regimens faced by Toronto’s police, fire and paramedics.The event brought together members of the community, […]

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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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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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