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by Amuthan Chandra So I recently saw this magazine cover and noticed it had caused quite a stir, polarising some of its commentators. I was asked to write a piece on it and share some of my insights. I obliged, and I now I owe you a short essay on some meditations on Tamil cultural […]

Many will know Toronto raised Rajiv Surendra as Kevin G, everyones favourite rapping mathlete from the hit 2004 teen film ‘Mean Girls’ starring Lindsay Lohan. Dig deep into Rajiv’s life, now in Manhattan, you will find a multi-talented young Tamil man who meets head on the many challenges an artiste faces. Aswell as an actor, […]

Radheyan Simonpillai

If one were to do a word association game with the words “cinema” or “movies”, some of the responses might include “popcorn”, “date night”, “entertainment”, or “leisure”. Something along those lines. But what it most likely wouldn’t include, is something like “job”, “hard work”, or “career”. At least for the majority. But not for Radheyan […]

Tamil heritage month

Ottawa, Ontario — The Canadian Parliament passed motion M-24 recognizing January of each year as Tamil Heritage Month with all party support. The Private Member’s Motion put forth by Gary Anandasangaree, Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Rouge Park, was debated on May 20th, and September 29th, 2016 and passed today. During both days of the debate, […]

Nishan Duraiappah

Canadian Tamil Nishan Duraiappah was first introduced to the Police force as a high school student, participating in an inaugural Police Ethnic and Cultural Education Program (PEACE) in 1991. The experience inspired him to pursue a career in policing. In December 1995 Nishan was sworn in as a constable in Halton Hills, located in the northwestern […]