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Memorial Service Held To Commemorate Edmund Fitzgerald’s Sinking


November 11th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Whitefish Point, Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A memorial service to mark the sinking of the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald was held in Whitefish Point, Michigan on Wednesday. The memorial service was ... Read more...

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Canada mulls crackdown on Tamil immigrant ‘refugee’ ships over security fears


August 18th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Aug 18 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has warned that his government would "not hesitate to strengthen" the laws in the country, if required, to prevent future ships with migrants ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka asks Canada to share intelligence on Tamil migrants


August 17th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto/Colombo, Aug.17 (ANI): Sri Lanka has reportedly urged Canada to share more of its intelligence on human smuggling operation with ties to the Tamil Tigers.Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Canada Chitranganee Wagiswara ... Read more...

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Canada to choke off Tamil diaspora, LTTE financial connections


August 16th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Aug 16 (ANI): The Canadian Government has indicated financial links between the country's Tamil diaspora and the alleged human traffickers (LTTE) who helped the Tamil illegals in sailing through the waters ... Read more...

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Canada criticized for presuming Tamil boatmen to be LTTE activists


August 14th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Canada, Aug 14 (ANI): Canada has been criticized for concluding that a boat entering the country on Friday with 490 suspected asylum seekers might include members of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil ... Read more...

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Canada seizes ship with illegal Tamil migrants


August 13th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York/Vancouver, Aug 13 (DPA) Canadian authorities boarded a ship carrying 490 Tamil migrants off the country's Pacific coast, news reports said. Vic Towes, Minister for Public Safety, was quoted by the Vancouver ... Read more...

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Vessel carrying Lankan Tamil refugees heading for Canada


July 31st, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), July 31 (ANI): A vessel believed to be carrying over 200 suspected Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers could arrive in British Columbia in the next three weeks.CTV News and the ... Read more...

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‘War criminals’ in Tamil asylum seekers’ guise worry Canada


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Oct. 23 (ANI): Following the seizure of a ship carrying 76 Tamil asylum seekers off Canada's Pacific coast, Ottawa is worried that more vessels - even with some LTTE gunrunner and ... Read more...

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Linda Greenlaw convicted for fishing


June 4th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
Author Linda Greenlaw has been convicted on charges of illegally fishing in Canadian territory. The verdict was passed against Greenlaw on May 30. The case was heard in the provincial court in ... Read more...

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