Arson attack on Toronto temple
An attempt had been made by an unidentified person or persons to
torch Sri Lanka's Buddhist temple in Toronto on Friday.
Reports from Canada said the arson attack at the temple, known as the
Toronto 'Maha Viharaya' at Kingston Road, Scarborough was made in the
early hours of Friday.
At a meeting with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International
Trade (DFA&IT) today, the High Commission conveyed the concerns of the
Government of Sri Lanka to the Canadian Officials on the incident. The
DFA&IT assured that precautionary measures will be taken to protect Sri
Lankan interests in Canada.