CanAdian TIbetan Association of Ontario
Canadian Tibetan Association of Ontario is focused on supporting the survival of Tibetan culture and identity, and to enhance the quality of life for all Tibetans living in the local community and worldwide. CTAO offers support to Tibetan-based educational, cultural and religious programs, while also reaching out to community members in need. While they are committed to building strong relationships within the Tibetan community through organizing events that will allow members to connect and reach out to one another, they also embrace our relationships outside the community through creating and organizing awareness campaigns.
Regional Tibetan Youth Congress, Toronto
The Regional Tibetan Youth Congress, Toronto is a branch organization of Tibetan Youth Congress which is based in Dharamsala, India. TYC is a worldwide organization of Tibetans united in the common struggle for the restoration of complete independence for the whole of Tibet, which includes the traditional three provinces of U-Tsang, Do-toe, and Do-med. An independent organization, with a written constitution and its own plans and programmes, TYC has emerged as the largest and most active non-governmental organization of Tibetans in exile. It has more than 30,000 members worldwide.
Tibetan Women’s Association of Ontario
Originally founded in 1959 during the initial occupation of Tibet on Women’s Upraising Day, the Tibetan Women’s Association aims to raise global awareness of the critical situation inside Tibet, and to exert international pressure for the improvement of human rights for Tibetans living in occupied Tibet and to promote the social, political, and economic equality of Tibetan women, in Tibet and in Tibetan exile communities.
Dokham Chushi Gangdruk Canada
The Dokham Chushi Gangdruk Society is the Canadian Chapter of Welfare Society of Central Dokham Chushi Gangdruk based in India. Based out of Toronto, Ontario, it was founded in 1992. Their activities include regular meetings of members, support of the local Tibetan community, religious services, Tibetan cultural music and dance troupes.
Ontario Parliamentary Friends of Tibet
The Ontario Parliamentary Friends of Tibet (OPFT) are a non partisan group, which started with MPPs and stakeholders who support the Tibetan community in Ontario. OPFT acts as a voice of support for Tibet at the provincial level and will work actively to keep respect for fundamental human rights and freedoms on the parliamentary agenda. Ontario Parliamentary Friends of Tibet is currently chaired by Bhutila Karpoche MPP.
Canada Parliamentary Friends of Tibet
The Canada Parliamentary Friends of Tibet (CPFT) are a non partisan group, started in 2007 by Senator Consiglio Di Nino alongside other MPs and Senators. CPFT is a voice for Tibetan issues at the federal level and works across party lines to advocate for human rights and freedoms in Tibet, as well as support Tibetans in Canada. Canada Parliamentary Friends of Tibet is currently chaired by Arif Virani MP.
Canadian Coalition for Human Rights in China
The Canadian Coalition for Human Rights in China is made up of Amnesty International Canada [Chair], ARC International, Canada-Hong Kong Link, Canada Tibet Committee, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Canadian Labour Congress, Falun Dafa Association of Canada, Federation for a Democratic China, Movement for Democracy in China (Calgary), PEN Canada, Students for a Free Tibet Canada, Toronto Association for Democracy in China, the East Turkistan Association of Canada and the Vancouver Society in Support of Democratic Movement in China.
Canada Tibet Committee
The Canada Tibet Committee defends and promotes human rights and democratic freedoms of the Tibetan people. The CTC monitors developments inside Tibet and builds public awareness in Canada through its outreach activities. The CTC encourages support for Tibet from the Government and Parliament of Canada.