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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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$80M temple project in rural Ontario threatened by wind turbines, Buddhists say

By Valerie Ouellet, CBC News, Jun 27, 2016

Buddhists in Kawartha Lakes upset about wind project to be built near future temple
Toronto, Canada
-- On a gravel pathway in Kawartha Lakes, six Chinese lion statues seem to be guarding a metal fence with a rusty speaker taped to a pole, blaring out traditional Buddhist chanting into the strong winds.

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Public tours spectacular Buddhist temple near Omemee

By Lance Anderson, Peterborough This Week, June 25, 2016

Omemee, Ontario (Canada) -- The Wutai Shan Temple is located in Cavan Monaghan Township but the “driveway is in the City of Kawartha Lakes,” laughed Diane Chen at a presentation and tour for dignitaries on Monday (June 20).

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Mississauga’s 4th Annual Vesak Celebration: A celebration of Buddha

VoiceOnline, May 12, 2016

Mississauga, ON (Canada) -- The Mississauga’s 4th Annual Vesak Celebration commemorates the birth, enlightenment and passing of Buddha, 2639 years ago. A free public celebration will be held at Mississauga Celebration Square on Saturday May 28 from 2-7 p.m.

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