The Housing Equation gets Solved

We saw the real estate market buzz and get really loud in early 2017 as prices continued to sky rocket. As the housing market started to heat up fast within the span of a few months the government threw in policies as an attempt to cool it off… but it raised a lot of questions for young first time homebuyers. There were all sorts of speculations …

Women in (their) Power Brunch

On June 24th, 2017 CTPA held a brunch event for established women professionals in the Canadian Tamil community. This was an invite-only event to offer a more intimate and powerful discussion. We had over 25 attendees and received a lot of praise for the venue choice. The room was filled with excitement as the ladies started introducing themselves to one another around the table. It …

CTPA hits another Hole-in-One

CTPA hosted its 2nd annual Golf Clinic workshop on June 17th, 2017 at the Angus Glen Golf Club and it was a tremendous success. We had well over 50 attendees come out on a cloudy Saturday morning looking forward to learning and improving their golfing skills. The hot summer sun emerged from the clouds and shone upon the golfers as …

LinkedIn connected at Paalam Launch

On June 3rd, 2017 we officially kicked off our Paalam mentorship program at our Launch event held at Markham Pan Am Centre. Many new faces appeared showing interest in the program as either a Mentee or potential Mentor. Several Paalam mentees from the year prior also dropped in to vouch for the success of the mentorship program and its impact …

Money: How to Save It, Invest It and Plan for the Future

Financial Literacy Workshop Recap March 25, 2017 We are so incredibly delighted to share with you the success of our very financial literacy workshop and want to extend our gratitude to the more than 50 attendees who voyaged their way to our event on a rainy Saturday morning. On March 25 th , we hosted our very first workshop of …

Investing with Social Impact

On February 5th, the Canadian Tamil Professionals Association brought together a diverse group of professionals in the Tamil community for a unique networking experience at Gallery 345. This event was appropriately titled Investing with Social Impact. Attendees, consisting of both emerging and established professionals, were able to connect with like-minded professionals and have impactful conversations. The keynote speaker for the …

Tamil Women at the Top

On November 7th, the Canadian Tamil Professionals Association hosted Tamil Women at the Top, an event that brought together female leaders in the community for an intimate and unique networking experience. This uniquely catered event was long overdue in the community, as reiterated by numerous attendees. The powerful conversations that took place were a testament of the desire to engage …

Grace Under Pressure: Jan Medland on Emotional Intelligence

It was a crisp Sunday morning when I hurried into the Scarborough Civic Centre, only just in time for CTPAs latest workshop Emotional Intelligence for Success. The room was filled with friendly faces, both familiar and new. The turnout was impressive, a testament perhaps to the often understated relevance of, and interest in, the topic of Emotional Intelligence (EI). I …