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Thaalam 2017 Greetings from MP Gary Anandasangaree

By Editor - June 20th, 2017

Thaalam 2017 Greetings from MP Gary Anandasangaree

As we celebrate Canada 150, we reflect on our shared Canadian values. Paramount to our identity is the strength we draw from our varied cultural backgrounds. Through this event, the Arts & Culture Council of CTYA provides an opportunity for Tamil youth to display our rich Tamil heritage and culture.

Best wishes to all the competing teams and congratulations to all who dedicated their time and hard work to make this event a success.



Sri Lanka: A Not So Paradise Island,

By Editor - March 24th, 2016

Sri Lanka: A Not So Paradise Island,

Sri Lanka: A Not So Paradise Island, is a conference held by Tamil Youth Organization – Canada (TYO) to educate everyone about the real face of Sri Lanka. Many people believe that “the war has ended” in 2009, however, the Tamil natives of the island continue to be oppressed and face structural genocide



Design Tips with DC Interiors – WOMAN ESCAVES-Me Time!

By Editor - March 21st, 2016

Design Tips with DC Interiors - WOMAN ESCAVES-Me Time!

Written By: Subi Shehaan One of the things we as women neglect to prioritize in this busy and hectic life we lead  is ‘me’ time. I can tell you from personal experience that unwinding and relaxing is not something I would pencil into my calendar, while everything else from project to-do lists and other people’s…



Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016 – Results

By Editor - March 19th, 2016

Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016 - Results

CTYA would like to congratulate and recognize all the participating teams. All 12 teams played with great team spirit and sportsmanship and made the 3rd Annual Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball tournament an event to remember. This year’s finals showcased a great match between Machines and 6ixUp. After an extremely tight game, the Machines prevailed as the winners.



RFT Iron in Heels – IIFYM: If It Fits Your What?!

By Editor - March 16th, 2016

RFT Iron in Heels - IIFYM: If It Fits Your What?!

RFT: Iron in Heels is a monthly series on tamilyouth.ca that seeks to educate, inspire, and empower Tamil youth to improve their fitness and well-being by developing an active lifestyle. Written By: Sulaksana Sabaratnam That infamous acronym that has boggled the minds of many – IF IT FITS YOUR MACROS! Macros, you know, macronutrients? That thing…



Volunteer Callout: Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016

By Editor - March 6th, 2016

Volunteer Callout: Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016

Fun, excitement, and pride. Where do all three come together? Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016. CTYA will be hosting its 3rd annual Tamileelam Challenge Cup – Volleyball. We are looking for excited volunteers to join our team on the day of the event to help ensure another successful Tournament.



A Message for my Brother and Sister

By Editor - February 23rd, 2016

A Message for my Brother and Sister

  Two pairs of gentle eyes To uncover beauty When tears blur my vision Two pairs of patient ears To decipher truths When naïvety clouds my reality Two pairs of trusted hands To guide adventure When curiosity alters my path Two pairs of strong legs To walk the last mile When fear destroys my faith…



For the love of women in sport, the Women’s Ontario Tamil Sports League (WOTSL)

By Editor - February 16th, 2016

For the love of women in sport, the Women’s Ontario Tamil Sports League (WOTSL)

Paving a path for women, the Women’s Ontario Tamil Sports League (WOTSL) has created a platform for females 16 years of age and over across the GTA to play collaborative sports. This multi-sport league, founded in October 2015, provides participants with a fun environment to play sports at a recreational level with some healthy competition. For the 2015-2016 season, the two chosen sports were volleyball and basketball. WOTSL is comprised of 88 members of various ages, ethnicities and athletic skill-sets.



RFT Iron in Heels – Don’t Fear Trading in Breasts for Pectorals

By Editor - February 12th, 2016

RFT Iron in Heels - Don’t Fear Trading in Breasts for Pectorals

Bottom line – your pectorals are one of your major muscle groups, which are activated by push movements. It is important to evenly strengthen them to counter the development of your back muscles. So, remove any association behind chest exercises and losing breast tissue because, the reason behind any possible loss of breast tissue is due to OVERALL loss of fat mass brought on due to physical activity as a whole.



TECC – Volleyball 2016

By Editor - February 12th, 2016

TECC - Volleyball 2016

The battle to crown the new Tamileelam Challenge cup Champion is fast approaching, as the Athletics Council of CTYA are going to be hosting the 2016 Volleyball Tamil Eelam Challenge Cup. We welcome everyone to the tournament and we are looking to have teams from 6 to 10 players. If you wish to register a team, please email: athletics@ctya.org or contact 416-428-8467. Registration is open untilSaturday, February 27th 2016.