The Edmonton Tamil Cultural Association (ETCA) was formed in the late 1970's and incorporated under the Societies Act of the Province of Alberta on 15 November 1979.
The ETCA currently has about 200 members, predominantly residents of the city of Edmonton, located in the Province of Alberta, Canada. The main objectives of the ETCA are to:
- Provide for the recreation of the members and to promote and afford opportunity for friendly and social activities
- Acquire lands, by purchase or otherwise, erect or otherwise provide a building or buildings for social and community purposes
- Encourage and promote amateur games and exercises
- Provide a meeting place for the consideration and discussion of questions affecting the interests of the community