2016 OTA Events

May 1 – Presentation of Monitoring Accountability Panel

Date and Time: May 1, 2016 Sunday at 11:00 AM

Walter Baker Sports Center – Room 202

Following the Report of the OHCHR investigation on Sri Lanka and UN Human Right council resolution, the MAP is nominated by TGTE (Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam). The MAP will provide independent monitoring, advice and recommendations, focusing on the effectiveness of accountability measures from a victim’s perspective.

TGTE team will be in Ottawa to present the details of this project. Presentation will cover the structure of the MAP team, their mandate and the possible outcomes that can benefit the victims and Tamils in general. For additional details, please visit http://war-victims-map.org/

Ottawa Tamil Association (OTA) will be hosting the meeting. The event is free . To seek justice for Sri Lanka’s crimes against humanity, war crimes and Genocide, MAP is an important project. Please come and support the event.


Ottawa Tamil Association

Contact: ottawatamilassociation@gmail.com

June 9 – Heart & Stroke Foundation Big Bike by Ottawa Tamil Association

Date and Time: June 9, 2016 Thursday at 7:00 PM

Preston Street – Close to Dow’s Lake

Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death for Canadian men and women. So Ottawa Tamil Association (OTA) team is going to be riding the Heart&Stroke Big Bike to help create more survivors!

Research has shown that people of South Asian decent including Tamil Canadian community are at greater risk of developing heart disease and stroke – and at much earlier age – compared with other ethnic groups.

In addition to supporting Heart and Stroke foundation to develop lifesaving treatments, participating and contributing to Bike Big also raise awareness and choice of healthy lifestyle among Canadian Tamil community as well.

All of the money raised through Big Bike will go to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, where they’ll use it to develop life-saving treatments that bring hope to heart disease and stroke patients.

To participate as rider, please contact OTA (info@ottawatamilassociation.ca).

To pledge your support to a rider or team, please visit http://support.heartandstroke.ca/goto/ota . Charitable Tax receipts will be sent to you by Heart & Stroke Foundation for your donations.


Ottawa Tamil Association

Contact: ottawatamilassociation@gmail.com

April 24 – Ottawa Tamil Association Information session and Anual General Meeting of members

Date and Time: April 24, 2016 Sunday at 7:00 PM

Walter Baker Sports Center Room 202

Ottawa Tamil Association (OTA) is holding an information session on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 7:20 PM at the Walter Baker Sports Center – Room 202. Ottawa Tamil Association is a non-profit registered Tamil organization from Ottawa Canada.

The information session is to give an opportunity to explore past and present activities of OTA for the Tamil community lives in Ottawa.

The event is free. OTA welcomes all to attend and support the event.


Ottawa Tamil Association

Contact: ottawatamilassociation@gmail.com

October 2016 – Entrepreneurship 101 Seminar

Subject:Entrepreneurship 101
Date and time: Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3 PM with break at Noon
Venue: Walter Baker Sports Center – Food Court, 100 Malvern Dr, Nepean, ON K2J 2G5

Ottawa Tamil Association (OTA) in collaboration with Ideal Incubator pleased to invite Ottawa young entrepreneurs for a business start up workshop.
This workshop is designed for high School graduates, post secondary students or fresh graduates who is looking to start their own business at some-point in future. The morning and afternoon sessions is an interactive session focused on how one can turn their ideas into a viable business.
The workshop will also focus on the startup ecosystem that entrepreneurs can utilize to grow and expand their businesses.

Registration is required to attend the session.
Please register with Ottawa Tamil Association before October 8, 2016. For registration, please visit registration

Ottawa Tamil Association
Contact: info@ottawatamilassoc iation.ca, http://www.ottawatamilassociation.ca