Markham Tamil Organization (MTO) is committed to addressing social, political and economic needs of the community by bringing tens of thousands of Tamil residents in Markham together. It also aims to work collaboratively with other diverse communities to build a strong Markham. In addition, it brings together Tamils in Markham to promote Tamil culture, history, identity and traditions. MTO will also work towards promoting community engagement amongst the Tamils. In addition, this organization will act as a bridge between the Tamils and local institutions, schools, politicians, media, community agencies, other communities etc. Last but not least, MTO will actively work towards protecting the human rights of Tamils in Sri Lanka.