Annual CTCC gala award winners

Premier Ford shakes hands with a woman at CTCC gala.

The Canadian Tamils’ Chamber of Commerce (CTCC) celebrated its annual gala recently. Entrepreneurs, community leaders and professionals won several awards, with Ontario Premier Doug Ford in attendance.

Award winners


The Best Entrepreneur Award Winner– Ranjith Koneswaran of CTS Building Supplies
The Best Women Entrepreneur Award Winner – Thushyanthini Thevarajah of Petit Delights

The Best Young Entrepreneur Award Winner – KJ Kanesalingam of Monakko Developments
The Best Marketing Award Winner – Shobika Santhalingam of Mint Media Social
The Community Services Award Winner – Geetha Moorthy of SAAAC Autism Centre
The Outstanding Professional Award Winner – Janani Shanmuganathan of Shanmuganathan Law

Each of these individuals has demonstrated exceptional talent, innovation, and dedication in their respective fields, and they serve as inspiring role models for us all, the CTCC said following their successful event at the Markham Hilton Suites.

Once again, thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of the Awards Gala 2024. Your support and participation are deeply appreciated, and I look forward to continuing our journey of growth and success together, a statement from the CTCC said.

“Ontario is home to a rich Tamil community that makes incredible contributions to our province,” Ontario Premier Doug Ford said.

“Thank you to the Canadian Tamil Chamber of Commerce for having me at this year’s awards gala to highlight 30 years of celebrating business entrepreneurship in the Tamil community.”