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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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L.A. museum to Vancouverites: Come on down for Buddhist Art exhibit

By Stuart Derdeyn, The Province February 16, 2016

Exhibit on Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road runs May 7 through Sept. 4 at Getty Center
 
Vancouver, Canada
-- Tim Whalen wants Vancouverites to surf down the California coast this summer to see the exhibit Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road at the Getty Center (getty.edu).

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