Of late there has been some news coverage about the controversy in the Kawarthas about a proposed wind farm for electricity generation that the Ontario government wants to build beside four retreat centres being built by Cham Shan Temple. Cham Shan is not the only organization opposing the new facility; there are a variety of... Read more »
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Cham Shan Temple is planning a quartet of Buddhist retreat centres in the Kawartha Lakes area, modelled after the four sacred Buddhist mountains of China. They have purchased huge tracts of land for the purpose, and plan to spend tens of millions of dollars on development and construction. Here’s a link to an earlier article... Read more »
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Via Mississauga.com… Ms Chen [of Cham Shan Temple] said after the Nov. 4 meeting, in which government officials promised to “look into our case”, the group was told that while it might not be possible to cancel the wind projects, “they would look at relocation…and promised to get back to us. We were told it... Read more »
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Liberals willing to talk to Buddhists about impact of proposed wind farm on Cham Shan Temple retreat
Via the Peterborough Examiner… MPP Laurie Scott brought the concerns of the Cham Shan Temple in Bethany to Queen’s Park on Wednesday, asking Premier Kathleen Wynne whether her government would let its energy policy chase out a planned $40-million Buddhist retreat. “Premier, will the Buddhist dream be gone with the wind?” asked Scott, the Progressive... Read more »
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