SGI Canada News
MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19In light of the continued spread of the coronavirus in Canada and around the world, SGI Canada announces the following restrictions on our activities
Exploring the Role of Music in PeacebuildingDr. Olivier Urbain, Director of the Min-On Music Research Institute in Tokyo, Japan, recently visited the University of Guelph-Humber to deliver a lecture on the role of music in peacebuilding.
CBC GEM Featuring Canada's Leading Artists: Beverly Glenn-Copeland
SGI Canada member, Beverly Glenn-Copeland travels to Japan to meet the man who introduced his music to a new generationRead More
University of Manitoba Displays Nuclear Abolition ExhibitionRobson Hall is hosting the exhibition “Everything You Treasure – For a World Free From Nuclear Weapons” beginning Thursday, March 28 until Friday, April 5, 2019, located on the Main Floor. Additionally, Dr. Jonathan Black-Branch, Dean of Law, will give a talk related to the display on Tuesday, April 2nd at 12 noon in Robson Hall’s Moot Courtroom B. Read More
Guitarist Chet Breau is ready to play after hitting rock bottom
CBC News Canada ‘‘Now or Never” program featured SGI Canada practitioner Lenny Chet Breau, who found himself in the hospital two years ago. He was then weighing 602 pounds and his body was shutting down from congestive heart failure.Read More
Message from SGI Canada General DirectorIt has been just over two weeks since the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, and already another mass shooting has occurred in California.
Youth division launches official SGI Canada Instagram and Facebook page
To mark July 16, the day Nichiren Daishonin submitted his famous treatise, “On Establishing the Correct Teaching for the Peace of the Land,” the SGI Canada youth division has launch an official Instagram (@sgi_canada) and Facebook page (@sgicanadainfo).Read More
Let’s Advance toward November 18 and beyond!
We are now advancing together across Canada as never before, with joyful Bodhisattvas of the Earth emerging in every corner of the country.Read More
Message of Condolence
On behalf of the members of Soka Gakkai International Association of Canada, I offer our most heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the ten individuals who lost their lives and the fourteen individuals who were injured in Monday’s brutal and senseless attack in Toronto. To think of the lives that have been cut short and the pain caused to so many others is unbearable. We send our prayers to the innocent victims and to those who loved them.Read More
We’re All Different: Musician Glenn Copeland on his journey as a Black, Buddhist, transgender artist
“The message of my Buddhist practice is, ‘Be courageous. You are exactly what is wanted. We’re all different,'” says Glenn Copeland musician and composer Glenn Copeland. John Harvey Negru talks to Copeland about his life as a pioneer in music, his fourty-four years of Buddhist practice in the Soka Gakkai tradition, and his mission for the future.Read More