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Toronto temple popular with politicians is a 'cash cow' for terrorists: 'secret' CBSA report

The beautifully intricate paintings of Hindu gods inside the Canada Kandasamy Temple are a sacred backdrop for worshippers who come to pray, as well as for the politicians who pass through to have their pictures taken.

A garlanded Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was photographed at the temple last year, and then-defence minister Jason Kenney stopped by during the federal election campaign with local Conservative candidate Roshan Nallaratnam.

"Pleased to visit new Canada Kanthaswamy Temple in Scarborough," Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown posted on Twitter in June. Facebook photos show two then-NDP MPs at a temple event in 2012.

But according to a "Secret" Canada Border Services Agency report filed in Federal Court, the Kandasamy temple, in east-end Toronto, is controlled by the World Tamil Movement, which is on the Canadian government's list of terrorist organizations.

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