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Buddhist community celebrates opening of Halifax temple

By Elizabeth McMillan, CBC News, Nov 8, 2015

For the first time, there will be a Theravada Buddhist monk based in Halifax

Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada) -- It's not a sound that often reverberates from a small steepled building - the chorus of monks chanting.


Buddhist monks share corn crop with Islanders

CBC News, Oct 18, 2015

Sharing crop a way of saying thank you

Montague, Canada -- Buddhist monks living and farming in Montague offered free corn to Island residents Sunday.


Buddhist temple in Cote des Neiges seeking expansion

by Sean McKeogh. CJAD 800, Oct 4, 2015

Montreal, Canada -- The monks of the Quan Am Buddhist temple have been locked in a battle with the city of Montreal over the past decade concerning the expansion of their congregation in Cote des Neiges, despite having the land to do so.


Buddhist chaplain helps deliver six Parapan Am medals

by Pamela Kiss, Centennial College for Postmedia News, August 20, 2015

TORONTO, Canada -- The Buddhist chaplain who helped guide athletes to six medals at the Pan Am Games helped to deliver six more medals at the recently completed Parapan Ams.


Buddhist tradition commemorates dead with dance

by Pat Johnson, Vancouver Courier, July 16, 2015

Vancouver, CA (USA) -- In Buddhist tradition, Obon is the time when the spirits of ancestors are said to return to their earthly homes, welcomed by fires and lanterns. In Japan, families visit cemeteries and tidy the graves, even share a picnic and make offerings of food to the returning ancestors.


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