In 2006, MgGill University launched a project to document a variety of religious institutions outside of Montreal Judeo-Christian traditions. It includes ten interesting accounts and analyses of Buddhist centres in Montreal. The reports are available for download in PDF format, or viewable online in HTML. http://mrsp.mcgill.ca/
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This summer, Sumeru has had the unique opportunity to work with George Klima and Chris Ng to revamp the extremely popular Buddhism in Canada website – a directory of all the Buddhist temples, centres, organizations, etc. The website was created in 1995 and was in need of an overhaul to incorporate new social media features... Read more »
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Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country will receive its Canadian premieres August 7, 2009. Toronto: opening August 7, Royal Cinema Ottawa and Vancouver: opening August 7, theatres to be announced Here is a brief synopsis of the movie from the official website – http://burmavjmovie.com/ Going beyond the occasional news clip from Burma, the acclaimed... Read more »
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That Buddhist chaplaincy story from Canadian Press got me stewing. Here’s what I want to know… How many members of the Canadian prison population (including workers) self-identify as Buddhists? How many who don’t are nevertheless interested in Buddhism? On the flip side, how many Buddhist chaplains and volunteers are there across Canada, and how have... Read more »
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama is scheduled to visit Toronto on October 22-25, 2010. Details as they emerge.
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