The Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC) is a non-profit organization which serves as the voice of Tamil Canadians. Headquartered in Toronto, the CTC has chapters across the country and an elected Board of directors. The non-partisan organization works as the community’s spokesperson on the municipal, provincial, federal and international levels.
Le congrès Tamoul canadien (CTC), est un organisme à but non lucratif qui représente la voix des Tamouls canadiens. Le siège social étant à Toronto, le CTC possède chapitres dans l’ensemble du pays ainsi qu’un conseil administratif élu. L’organisme agit comme un porte- parole non-partisan de la communauté au niveau municipal, provincial, fédéral et international.
CTC Mission & Objectives
Uphold Canadian values of human rights, multiculturalism, religious and cultural diversity, gender equality, pluralism and volunteerism
Promote the participation of Tamil Canadians in activities of local, regional, provincial and national importance
Work with various levels of Governments in Canada to highlight and resolve issues impacting Tamil Canadians
Cooperate with Canadian and international organizations in alleviating the suffering and provide humanitarian assistance to Tamils worldwide
Champion for equality, equality rights and equal opportunity for all diverse groups, in particular gender equality, by working towards the elimination of all forms of discrimination and intolerance
Recognize and support the social, cultural and political aspirations of the Tamils in the island of Sri Lanka and worldwide
Advance the research, study and usage of the Tamil language and culture
Develop and enhance working relationships with other ethnocultural groups in Canada