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Buddhist monks embracing the spirit of Christmas

by Dave Stewart, The Guardian.pe, December 17, 2016

While Buddhists do not observe Christmas, they share many similar values with people who do
LITTLE SANDS, P.E.I. (Canada)
-- P.E.I. Buddhist monks and nuns don’t observe Christmas, but they are still making plans to don their Santa hats.

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Buddhist nuns 'learning to fit in' on P.E.I.

By Shane Ross, CBC News, Nov 21, 2016

P.E.I. now home to 134 Buddhist nuns — and the number is growing
Prince Edward Island, Canada
-- Prince Edward Island is becoming home to a growing number of Buddhist nuns, who say the Island is a comfortable place for them to practise their spirituality.

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'A place for anyone and everyone': Buddhist monks expand to Charlottetown

By Jessica Doria-Brown, CBC News, Nov 16, 2016

New centre offering classes to the public
Charlottetown, P.E.I (Canada)
-- The Island's Buddhist Monks have opened a new facility in downtown Charlottetown.

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Sunflowers brighten up P.E.I. thanks to Buddhist Monks

By Natalia Goodwin, CBC News, Sep 3, 2016

'We just thought it's a great way to bring in some sunshine into everyone's life,' says monk
Prince Edward Island, Canada
-- Close to 50 businesses are a bit brighter on P.E.I. this week, all thanks to the monks at the Great Enlightenment Buddhist Institute Society.

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Prince Edward Island restaurant with Buddhist links vandalized after monks set lobsters free

By Adina Bresge, The Canadian Press, July 11, 2016



A day before the restaurant was damaged a group of local monks liberated 600 pounds of live lobsters into the ocean. CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island (Canada) -- A  Buddhist-affiliated restaurant in Prince Edward Island has been vandalized, hours after a group of local monks liberated 600 pounds of live lobsters.

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