Brannavy Jeyasundaram is an Eelam Tamil writer with an interest in exploring diasporic memory and place-making in Toronto. Presently, she works as the Operations Officer at People For Equality and Relief in Lanka (PEARL) and a Researcher and Curator at the Toronto Ward Museum. Her writing can be found in NOW Toronto, The Jacobin, The Dance Current and Tamil Guardian. Brannavy is a 2020 Local Journalism Fellow.
Canada is the only G7 country without a national school food program—instead, we have piecemeal provincially-funded programs that are leaving children behind.
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