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SGI Canada Online News

The SGI Canada Online News contains articles and reports about SGI activities happening across Canada. Stories are published on a monthly basis.

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July 2019

Change Your Karma, Build Your Fortune!


The men's group of Quebec Region held a week-long activity from June 3-9 in Montreal and Quebec City. ;

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SGI Leaders Visit Ottawa


The women and young women groups welcomed SGI Canada leaders Helen Izumi-Choi and Mai Ogushi to Ottawa from June 7 to 9.

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First Ever Western Region Men's Group Summer Course


With “Breaking Through Deadlocks to Achieve a Life of Soka Victory” as our theme, the Men’s Group of SGI Canada’s Western Region held its first ever Men’s Group Summer Course on Saturday, June 22.

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June 2019

Travelling on the Road to Happiness


In her message to the Women’s Group General Meetings, SGI Canada Women’s Leader, Helen Izumi-Choi said, “We celebrate as women, as true friends, travelling the journey of life and advancing on the road to happiness together…We strive to bring happiness to everyone in our lives—our family, our friends, our co-workers and our neighbours—convinced that this is the road to peace and kosen-rufu.”

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Ottawa-Gatineau Area Hosts Men’s Conference


On the first weekend of June, the Ottawa-Gatineau Area hosted a men’s group conference with SGI Canada Men's Group leader Ian Mattinson. It was a great success with 35 men and young men attending the two-day event.

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May 2019

SGI Canada Celebrates Soka Gakkai Day


SGI Canada commemorated May 3rd Soka Gakkai Day and Soka Gakkai Mothers Day in high spirits on May 5 throughout the country.

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PEI Welcomes SGI Canada Leaders


April 28, the day when Nichiren Daishonin chanted for the first time, became a victory day in 2019 for the SGI members in Prince Edward Island.

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Western Region Unite Together Toward Victorious Women’s Meetings


Western Canada was so very fortunate to have Helen Izumi-Choi (SGI Canada Women’s Leader) and Mai Ogushi (SGI Canada Young Women’s Leader) visit Vancouver in April.

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April 2019

Human Rights Education Exhibition Launched in Windsor


From March 16 to 21, Windsor’s Mackenzie Hall Culture Centre hosted the first showing in Canada of the exhibition: "Transforming Lives: The Power of Human Rights Education.”

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SGI Canada Celebrates Kosen-rufu Day


Discussion meetings on the theme of “Peace and Global Citizenship from a Buddhist perspective” were held in communities across Canada in March commemorating “Kosen-rufu Day—March 16.

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Transforming Lives Exhibition Displayed at Guelph-Humber


The University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto welcomed the “Transforming Lives: The Power of Human Rights Education” panel exhibition to its campus during the week of March 25, 2019.

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Everything You Treasure at University of Manitoba


Robson Hall, the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law, hosted the exhibition “Everything You Treasure – For a World Free from Nuclear Weapons” in their main hall beginning from March 28 to April 5.

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SGI Montreal Youth Participate in the Indian Festival of Holi


On March 24, SGI Montreal was invited by the Indo-Canadian Organization of Montreal (ICOM) to celebrate the colourful and dynamic Indian festival, Holi, in Vaudreuil-Dorion, a suburb of Montreal.

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March 2019

Celebrating Lunar New Year in Calgary and Vancouver


Kung Hey Fat Choy! This is the greeting frequently offered during the Lunar New Year. It is a wish for the individual to have a year filled with good fortune and prosperity. .

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February 2019

SGI Canada Youth Attend FNCC Study Conference


From February 1-4, 10 representative youth leaders from SGI Canada participated in the North America & Oceania Study Conference at the Florida Nature and Culture Centre.

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SGI Canada Leaders Visit Winnipeg


On January 31, SGI Canada leaders General Director Tony Meers and Men’s Leader Ian Mattinson arrived in Winnipeg with the purpose of meeting one-on-one with the young men and men’s group practitioners.

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