Justice for Vidhya

June 3, 2015 8:38 PMComments Off on Justice for Vidhya
Justice for Vidhya

The peninsula of Jaffna, Sri Lanka North – in particular the island of Pungudutivu has been broiling for some time over the gang-rape and murder of schoolgirl Vidhya Sivaloganathan. Our special correspondent visited the area and her family to gather how they are coping, and what the latest developments in […]

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South Asian Autism Awareness Centre Reinvigorates Conversation about Autism at Annual Fundraiser

April 3, 2015 8:24 PMComments Off on South Asian Autism Awareness Centre Reinvigorates Conversation about Autism at Annual Fundraiser
South Asian Autism Awareness Centre Reinvigorates Conversation about Autism at Annual Fundraiser

by Harrish Thirukumaran “I love SAAAC! I love SAAAC! I love SAAAC!” This was one of the affectionate chants that adorned the 6th annual Radiant Night Dinner & Dance Gala fundraiser, organized by the South Asian Autism Awareness Centre (SAAAC). Attended by over 1,000 people, SAAAC reinforced attention around the […]

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Canadian Tamil Congress strongly condemns the burning of effigies and pictures of MPs of the Tamil people

February 28, 2015 9:04 PMComments Off on Canadian Tamil Congress strongly condemns the burning of effigies and pictures of MPs of the Tamil people
Canadian Tamil Congress strongly condemns the burning of effigies and pictures of MPs of the Tamil people

Canadian Tamil Congress strongly condemns the burning of effigies and pictures of MPs of the Tamil people The Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC) strongly condemns the burning of effigies and images of TNA leaders, Mr. Sampanthan and Mr. Sumanthiran. We believe these acts are aimed at weakening the democratically elected leadership […]

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Maha Shivratri – Feb 17 in Sri Lanka

February 16, 2015 10:32 AMComments Off on Maha Shivratri – Feb 17 in Sri Lanka
Maha Shivratri – Feb 17 in Sri Lanka

  By: Ramasamypillai Thambyah Ramachandran Maha Shivratri is a religious observance for Hindus world over and it is a public holiday in Sri Lanka. Of the two public holidays for Hindus Maha Sivarathiri day is purely devoted to worship, compared to Deepavali which is a religious day with festivities. Maha […]

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Rally with Justin Trudeau and the Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien‏‎ on Feb 15th

February 11, 2015 8:54 PMComments Off on Rally with Justin Trudeau and the Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien‏‎ on Feb 15th
Rally with Justin Trudeau and the Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien‏‎ on Feb 15th

Special request from the Campaign Office of Gary Anandasangaree On Sunday, February 15th, join us to rally with Justin Trudeau and the Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Flag.  Transportation has been arranged to leave at 11:30 am from 10 Milner Business Court, Scarborough […]

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Dr. Dhun Noria, TSH’s Chief of Laboratory Medicine, Receives Order of Ontario

February 8, 2015 4:59 PMComments Off on Dr. Dhun Noria, TSH’s Chief of Laboratory Medicine, Receives Order of Ontario
Dr. Dhun Noria, TSH’s Chief of Laboratory Medicine, Receives Order of Ontario

The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) is pleased to announce that Dr. Dhun Noria, TSH’s Chief of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Director of Laboratories, was presented with the Order of Ontario by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario,The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, at an investiture ceremony yesterday. The Order of Ontario is the province’s […]

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Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario hosts Reception in Celebration of Tamil Heritage Month and Thai Pongal

January 28, 2015 10:38 AMComments Off on Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario hosts Reception in Celebration of Tamil Heritage Month and Thai Pongal
Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario hosts Reception in Celebration of Tamil Heritage Month and Thai Pongal

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne hosted a reception to Celebrate Tamil Heritage Month and Thai Pongal from 3 – 5 PM on Sunday, January  25th at the Scarborough Convention Centre – 20 Torham Place. Ontario Legislative Assembly passed a bill on March 17th 2014, declaring January as Tamil Heritage Month in […]

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Legendary Quebec Folk Group La Bottine Souriante performs at Flato Markham Theatre

January 26, 2015 1:05 PMComments Off on Legendary Quebec Folk Group La Bottine Souriante performs at Flato Markham Theatre
Legendary Quebec Folk Group La Bottine Souriante performs at Flato Markham Theatre

“One of the best live acts of this universe” ~ Folk World, Germany Iconic French Canadian roots folk band La Bottine Souriante is a musical explosion featuring 11 musicians, each of whom play multiple instruments, including the accordion, bass, trombone, tuba, clarinet and fiddle to name only a few. A […]

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Canadian Political Leaders Confident on the Charm of Thai Pongal Ushering Positive Change in Sri Lanka

January 24, 2015 4:52 PM1 comment
Canadian Political Leaders Confident on the Charm of Thai Pongal Ushering Positive Change in Sri Lanka

by Harrish Thirukumaran On January 17, 2015, the Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC) held its 8th annual Thai Pongal Gala at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel in Richmond Hill, Ontario. As with previous dinners, the occasion is proudly set under the symbolic backdrop of Thai Pongal. This week-long festival seeks […]

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Kayts St Anthony’s Alumni Reunion Dinner

January 9, 2015 3:29 AM1 comment
Kayts St Anthony’s Alumni Reunion Dinner

Past students of Kayts St Antony’s college had a gala get together in Scarborough on Saturday, Dec 6th at JC’s Banquet hall and Grill House and it was a feast of nostalgia where former students and teachers mingled freely sharing pleasant memories of their school days. Ably organized by MacMillan […]

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