After much consideration and debate, the Board of the JSBTC has decided to cancel the Human Rights Conference in Winnipeg the weekend of June 12, 2020. The Board, the Living Dharma Centre, and the Human Rights Conference Committee will be working toward holding the Conference at a later date, once the coronavirus pandemic is under control. Read more…

A conference in Winnipeg
Date: June 12-14, 2020
Where: Winnipeg, MB

Join us to: listen to great guest speakers; participate in panel discussions and workshops; tour the renowned Canadian Museum of Human Rights; get to know the city and the Winnipeg Temple; and meet other Buddhists. The keynote speaker is Duncan Ryukan Williams, the author of American Sutra.

Objective of this conference is to gain a greater understanding of various human experiences by exploring social and human rights issues through a Buddhist lens.  Conference Information Document

Registration is through Eventbrite (password:  ingassho).  For early bird rate, register by May 12. Please refer to the Conference Information Document for complete details.

Travel Grant:  The Calgary Buddhist Temple (CBT) Board is offering up to 5 travel grants of $200 each to offset expenses for CBT members who wish to attend the conference in Winnipeg.  Refer to the Travel Grant document if you would like to apply.

Pre-conference events: Sensei Robert and the CBT are also hosting learning/discussion sessions on the following library days after service on: March 15, April 19, and May 17 (topics to be determined).

If you have questions, please contact Masaye Tanaka or Mickey Ikuta.