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 :: 6th Anniversary - Remembrance Prayer for the May 2009 Victims - 2015  

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We are conducting a multi-faith remembrance prayer event on Thursday, 14th of May, 2015. We will fast before the event to recognize the suffering the people endured and break the fast at the end of the event by drinking water or juice.

Please be at the venue by 6.45 pm to enable us to start the event on time. We also have 3 members of Parliament and other dignitaries attending this event to mark their respect. Let us come out in large numbers to show our solidarity. Kindly let your friends and family know about this event. Event will start sharp at 7:00 PM

Date: Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Please be at the venue by 6.45 pm to enable us to start the event on time. Event will start sharp at 7:00 PM.
Place: Ben Franklin Place -- The Chamber,
101 Centrepointe Drive,
Nepean, ON K2G 5K7, Canada
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  • Canadian National Anthem
  • Tamil Thai Valzhthu
  • Lighting of the Remembrance Lamp
  • Observing a minute of Silence for the souls of those who lost their lives in the war
  • NCRTA President's Address
  • Speech by John Macullum - MP for Markham and Unionville
  • Remembrance Song - "Onralla Irandalla Noorayiram"
  • Multi Faith Prayer service
  • Maravome Poem
  • Speech by David Kilgour Former MP and Peace advocate
  • Speech by Paul Dewar - MP for Ottawa Center
  • Speech by Rathika Sitsabaisan - MP for Scarborough Rouge River
  • Speech by Gary Anandasangaree - Human rights lawyer
                                                    & Liberal Candidate Scarborough - Rouge Park
  • Offering of flowers to the Remembrance Lamp
  • Break the Fast
  • Disperse

As a way of giving back to the community and recognizing the suffering endured by the victims of May 2009, we are encouraging the community to donate blood, sign up for organ donation, join the OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network and donate to local charities. We will also collect cash donations that will be handed over to the Shepherds of Good Hope.

This event is organized by the following organizations:

National Capital Region Tamil Association
Muththamizh Kalamandram
Ottawa Tamil Seniors Association
Ottawa Tamil Sangam

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