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SGI Canada News


Guitarist Chet Breau is ready to play after hitting rock bottom

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.

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Message from SGI Canada General Director

Message from SGI Canada General Director

It 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.
 
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Youth division launches official SGI Canada Instagram and Facebook page

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). 

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Let’s Advance toward November 18 and beyond!

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.

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Message of Condolence

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.

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We’re All Different: Musician Glenn Copeland on his journey as a Black, Buddhist, transgender artist

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.

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New Website and Instagram Account Launched by Youth

New Website and Instagram Account Launched by Youth

Toward the celebration of the 60th anniversary of March 16 Kosen-rufu Day, the Soka Gakkai Youth Division has launched a new website and an Instagram account for SGI youth members around the world.

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University of Guelph-Humber launches research initiative to focus on Soka Education and global citizenship

University of Guelph-Humber launches research initiative to focus on Soka Education and global citizenship

TORONTO, ON – Nov. 17, 2017 – Today, University of Guelph-Humber (UofGH) announced the launch of a new five-year research initiative that will focus on studying the philosophy and practices of Soka education, with an emphasis on global citizenship.

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Why the World Needs More Global Citizens

Why the World Needs More Global Citizens

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei received a global citizenship award in Toronto this week, and on Friday night, former U.S. President Barack Obama is speaking in the Canadian city, where he’s expected to weigh in on the importance of global citizenship.

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