Selvadurai captures restlessness of immigrant soul, says John Greyson

Selvadurai captures restlessness of immigrant soul, says John Greyson
Sep 19, 2014
BY MAHESH ABEYEWARDENE

John Greyson a York University professor and Canadian filmmaker who spent seven weeks in a Cairo prison last year threw his support behind Shyam Sevadurai to win the 2014 Toronto book awards for “Hungry Ghosts”. more »

How New York’s ‘Little Sri Lanka’ became a tourist destination

How New York’s ‘Little Sri Lanka’ became a tourist destination
Sep 12, 2014
BY MAHESH ABEYEWARDENE

More than 45 years after the first Sri Lankans settled in Staten Island, New York has designated the island’s ‘Little Sri Lanka’ a tourism destination. more »

Editor ‘humbled’ after Island Cricket wins top web award

Editor ‘humbled’ after Island Cricket wins top web award
Sep 8, 2014
NEWS DESK

Sri Lankan Canadian editor and founder of Island Cricket said he was excited and humbled after the site won Best Sports and Entertainment Website in Sri Lanka for the second year running at BestWeb — Sri Lanka's only web... more »

Minister of State for Small Business Maxime Bernier meets Tamil Chamber of Commerce

Minister of State for Small Business Maxime Bernier meets Tamil Chamber of Commerce
Sep 4, 2014
BY MAHESH ABEYEWARDENE

Minister of State for Small Business and Tourism Maxim Bernier held a round table meeting with the Canadian Tamils’ Chamber of Commerce (CTCC) last week to discuss challenges facing small businesses and entrepreneurs and to find relief measures ahead... more »

Shyam Selvadurai finalist in 2014 Toronto Book Awards

Shyam Selvadurai finalist in 2014 Toronto Book Awards
Aug 28, 2014
BY SOMASIRI MUNASINGHE

Sri Lankan-born Canadian author Shyam Selvadurai was named among five finalists by the City of Toronto and the Toronto Public Library for the 2014 Toronto Book Awards, which honour authors of books of literary or artistic merit that are... more »

Bright future as Canada U17 win triangular

Bright future as Canada U17 win triangular
Aug 28, 2014
NEWS DESK

Canada's U17 swept the triangular tournament in Bermuda. more »

Gary Anandasangaree wins Liberal nomination with record-breaking turnout

Gary Anandasangaree wins Liberal nomination with record-breaking turnout
Aug 22, 2014
BY SRIMAL ABEYEWARDENE AND STAFF

Liberals welcomed Gary Anandasangaree to their team as a candidate for the 2015 federal election in Scarborough Rouge Park, following a record-breaking turnout for the nomination meeting on Wednesday. more »