On Thursday, the Canadian Tamil Youth Organisation paid tribute to those who gave their lives to the Tamil liberation struggle in an event marking the “commencement of Tamileelam Remembrance Week.”
Speech by Chair of TYO Canada, Sakan Somaskantharajah
The event held in Scarborough, Ontario, included several speeches, plays, dance performances, and musical performances after hoisting the Tamil Eelam flag and lighting lamps.
Dance Performance by Archana Atputharajah
Community members gathered for a moment of silence and lay Karthigai poo’s in memory of the Maaveerar.
The event included speeches from several University Tamil Students Association (TSA) members, including McMaster University TSA, University of Toronto Mississauga TSA, University of Toronto St. George TSA, York Univerity TSA, and Trent University TSA.