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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.


Guardian reporter Dave Stewart tells about time with Buddhist monks

by Dave Stewart, The Guardian (Prince Edward), April 3, 2016

Guardian reporter Dave Stewart spent the afternoon recently with a group of monks with the Great Enlightenment Buddhist Society monastery in Little Sands. The group bakes thousands of rolls of bread each week for a number of non-profit organizations in an attempt to pay back the kindness Islanders have shown them. The monks also presented Stewart with some treats, which he is holding, as a token of their appreciation for his visit.

Prince Edward Island, Canada -- Buddhist monks believe they are making the world a better place, one kind act at a time.


Burnaby, B.C., orders Buddhist monk to tear down $300,000 temple because he doesn’t have permit

by Gordon McIntyre, Postmedia News, March 6, 2016

BURNABY, B.C. (Canada) -- Build it and they will come. Building inspectors that is, and if you don’t have a building permit and your land is zoned for agriculture and you’ve built a temple, city hall will want you to tear it down.


Prince Edward Island Buddhist monks repay kindness with soup kitchen help

CBC News, Feb 27, 2016

Staff at the Upper Room Soup Kitchen welcome the help and donations

Prince Edward Island, Canada -- As a way to give back for the kindness they've been shown by Islanders, Buddhist monks are spending one day a month preparing a meal at the Charlottetown soup kitchen.


Swastika or Buddhist peace sign: Apartment dispute divides Rutgers roommates

By Spencer Kent, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, Feb 23, 2016

NEW BRUNSWICK, Canada -- A Jewish student is outraged by the way Rutgers University handled an investigation into a swastika found taped to the ceiling near her apartment dorm room.


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