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Toronto author Koom Kankesan recalls his newcomer days

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It was in 1987, during the tumultuous time of the civil war in Sri Lanka when Koom Kankesan and his family arrived in Canada. The Torontonian author and arts journalist, who spent some formative years in England, recalls noticing how the culture was so different here. Koom earned a B.A. in English and Creative Writing […]

Toronto Newcomer Day 2021 artists Marta Solek, Ahmed Moneka share their story

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