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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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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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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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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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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