Meeting with Chris Alexander
SPRK Executives had a proud opportunity to meet The Honourable Chris Alexander, Former Minister of Citizenship and Immigration on Monday, January 23, 2017 along with Mr. Samy Appadurai and other community leaders. During our meeting with Chris, we had a great oppurtunity to hear his policies related to Immigration, Economics, International Relationships, Taxes, etc. We also extended our support to Chris on his leadership race for the Conservative Party of Canada. As we all know, Chris was a Canadian diplomat for eighteen years before being elected to Parliament in 2011 with PM Harper’s majority. He has served Canadians as Ambassador, MP, Parliamentary Secretary and Minister.
Premier of Ontario, The Honourable Kathleen Wynne and the Ontario Liberal Caucus invited us to the Tamil Heritage Month and Thai Pongal Reception, held on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 at the Queen’s Park. Executives from SPRK Business Services are very proud of being invited to this prestigious event, where we celebrated Thai Pongal and the occasion of January being declared as Tamil Heritage Month. We had great time listening to the Premier of Ontario and MPP of Halton Region, The Honourable Indira Naidoo-Harris, and several other dignitaries. We also took pride in recognising the contributions that Tamil-Canadians have made to Canadian society, the richness of Tamil language and culture, and the importance of educating and reflecting upon Tamil heritage for future generations.
On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at the Toronto Police Headquarters, 139 members of the Toronto Police Service and seven members of our community were recognized for unselfish acts of bravery, courage, exceptional performance of duty and for dedicated service to the community. Mr. Samy Appadurai, a notable community leader, accepted the award from Toronto Police Services Chief Mark Saunders and Toronto Police Services Board Chair Andy Pringle. Executives from SPRK Business Services felicitated Mr. Samy Appadurai at this event and are very proud of our association with him.