Tamil protesters block downtown Toronto highway

[ CBC ] About 2,000 Tamil Canadians, upset over the civil war in their native Sri Lanka, shut down both lanes of a downtown Toronto highway Sunday evening. For several months, Tamil Canadians and their supporters have been holding protests in Toronto and Ottawa to demonstrate against violence in northern Sri Lanka. They’re calling for […]

In Ottawa, protest part of the landscape

[Metro News] From some of the fuss about the demonstrations by Tamil supporters in front of Parliament Hill, you’d think we’d never seen a protest here in the nation’s capital. The most eccentric one I ever witnessed was a single bedraggled man standing motionless just outside the gates of the parliamentary precinct and favouring the […]