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By Stephen Brunt

This state and its individuals are made up of an identical hardy stuff that makes our video game and our league. the gray Cup has helped unite our state for a hundred years now. And it has published us, equipped our delight and our experience of Canadianness in annual tributes to attempt, sweat and toil. yet what does a hundred years of heritage and cultural relevance upload as much as? after we Canadians examine the gray Cup, we see way over a glowing soccer trophy; we see a mirrored image of ourselves. After its first years as an novice problem cup, the gray Cup could pass directly to be provided to the simplest soccer workforce in Canada, with Western challengers touring again east to fall by the hands of the extra validated Toronto groups. that's, till a gaggle of pissed off Winnipeggers paid an immense sum throughout the melancholy to shop for up big name avid gamers and convey the cup west for the 1st time. Following this, the video games grew to become in regards to the satisfaction of the rustic, East as opposed to West, the nationwide id fought over the gridiron, all chronicled dutifully via bestselling writer Stephen Brunt. 

From the beginning of the trendy CFL in 1958, in the course of the dynastic Edmonton Eskimos and into the nineties, tried united states growth, franchise re-birth in Montreal, 100 gray Cups has all of it: behind-the-scene anecdotes, never-before-seen pictures, and unheard of entry to the CFL data. it's a must-have for all lovers of this nationwide culture

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The tsunami briefly brought together students from CUTAM and Tamilagam, who collectively raised $10,000 in humanitarian aid for victims in India and Sri Lanka. 1). 1 Tsunami memorial in Montréal, Québec. 25 Introduction • 25 Muthu invited me to attend the memorial as well as a private party held afterwards for high school and college student leaders at the Ganesh Party Palace in Ville St-​Laurent. Entering the auditorium of École Secondaire Marie-​Anne at 6:30 pm, I see many high-​profile faces from the Canadian government on stage.

These contestations fuel heated discussions about what constitutes “good” or “bad” speech and highlight the public’s growing awareness of arbitrary linguistic standards. Hyperawareness of arbitrary linguistic standards also extends to adult community leaders who design and implement curricula to teach heritage languages to children growing up in Montréal. Since choosing a medium of instruction is tantamount to endorsing a standard language, leaders carefully base this decision on consensus or precedent.

Other asylum seekers accuse the LTTE of kidnapping child soldiers and extorting money from civilians. Since many Canadians regard the LTTE as terrorists, this narrative also proves convincing. In the 1990s, 90 percent of Sri Lankan Tamil applicants received political asylum in Canada (International Crisis Group 2010). Toronto’s Sri Lankan Tamil population, which at two hundred to three hundred thousand is ten times larger than Montréal’s, is indisputably the largest in the global diaspora. Toronto is also presumably the LTTE’s diasporic headquarters, with Montréal acting as an important auxiliary office.

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