Canadian government grants $26.3 million for Tamil Community Centre in Toronto Source:–tamilguardian  The Canadian government has announced that it will grant tens of millions of dollars in funding towards the construction of a ground breaking Tamil Community Centre (TCC) in Toronto, marking a milestone in decades of committed work from local community activists. After getting approval from the federal government’s Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP), the Canadian government has agreed to pay 73% of the $26.3 million needed to launch the community centre. The funding for the construction of the Tamil Community Centre, including taxes, is estimated to be worth at least $40 million. The share of this investment will be approximately $14.3 million from the federal government, $11.9 million from the state government and $ 9.6 million is expected to be raised from the community. The Toronto Bailiff has already leased $25 million worth of land on a long-term lease on the ...

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