The Liberal government’s move to boost ties with Sri Lanka will be welcomed by most in Canada’s large Tamil community, says a spokesperson for a national Tamil advocacy group. “We believe it is a welcome opportunity,” said David Poopalapillai, the spokesperson for the Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC). Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion (Saint-Laurent, Que.) undertook an official visit to Sri Lanka last week, the first by a Canadian foreign minister since 2003. He exchanged remarks with his Sri Lankan counterpart,
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