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Toronto commemorates Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day

Tamils in Toronto gathered on May 18 to commemorate 15 years since the Mulivaikkal massacres, an event that has officially been recognised as Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day in Canada. 

The remembrance event which saw hundreds in attendance at Albert Campbell Square in Scarborough, was organised by the National Council of Canadian Tamils (NCCT) and Tamil Youth Organization Canada (TYO).

 

Amongst those in the audience to pay their respects were several local politicians including Members of Parliament and Members of Provincial Parliament.

Canada’s parliament has officially recognised may 18 as Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day, with messages released by a host of senior officials to mark the occasion

 

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