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Greetings from Candidate Vijay Thanigasalam – Thaalam 2017

By Editor - July 15th, 2017

Greetings from Candidate Vijay Thanigasalam - Thaalam 2017

To the Canadian Tamil Youth Alliance,   As an active youth leader in our community, I am pleased to support Thaalam 2017: The Ulitmate Gaana Competition.  would like to this opportunity to extend my support to CTYA, a non-profit organization that has continuously worked hard to empower and encourage youth leaders in our community.  …



Thaalam 2017 – Greetings from MP Arnold Chen

By Editor - July 8th, 2017

Thaalam 2017 - Greetings from MP Arnold Chen

Greetings from Arnold Chan, MP for Scarborough-Agincourt On behalf of the Government of Canada and the people of Scarborough—Agincourt, let me take this opportunity to recognize all those in attendance at the Thaalam 2017: The Ultimate Gaana Competition. It is really heartening to see the Tamil youth come together to put on vibrant shows for…



Thaalam 2017 – Councillor Josh Matlow

By Editor - July 8th, 2017

Thaalam 2017 - Councillor Josh Matlow

As an active advocate of our city’s arts and culture community, I am pleased to support your upcoming event Thaalam 2017: The Ultimate Gaana Competition. In its sixth year Thaalam continues to inspire and empower youth to express themselves and their culture creatively.



Thaalam 2017 – MP Shaun Chen

By Editor - July 7th, 2017

Thaalam 2017 - MP Shaun Chen

As the Member of Parliament for Scarborough North, I am pleased to extend my warmest greetings to the attendees of Thaalam 2017: The Ultimate Gaana Competition, organized by the Canadian Tamil Youth Alliance (CTYA).



Thaalam 2017 Greetings from Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam

By Editor - July 5th, 2017

Thaalam 2017 Greetings from Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam

I am happy to offer support for Thaalam 2017 in their rousing artistic works. I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to the organizers who spent hours putting this together and wish all participants a wonderful time!



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…