News & Poster

NEW for 2021

Our Foundation sponsored a talk on April 7, 2021 by Professor Agnes Wong on The Art and Science of Compassion, reflections of a physician turned Buddhist chaplain. In case you missed it, here is the recording of the talk:

https://hku.zoom.us/rec/share/ayjDewC9Zr7qP1Orexow5xJ3gw6N4ijgWnJL8LaaN0-_K__pcykE2sk-UmcaGBWL.5WeWTzR5YSSR8lNV

Dr. Agnes Wong is Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Psychology at the University of Toronto, and an active staff Ophthalmologist at The Hospital For Sick Children in Toronto where she is the former Ophthalmologist-in-Chief. She is also the former Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto, where she held the inaugural John and Melinda Thompson Chair in Vision Neuroscience. Dr. Wong received Buddhist chaplaincy training at the Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe, USA from Roshi Joan Halifax. 

Her recent book The Art and Science of Compassion, published by Oxford University Press can be purchased on-line at https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-art-and-science-of-compassion-a-primer-agnes-mf-wong/1138442797
Here is the event flyer:
http://buddhistedufoundation.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/20210407-Agnes-Wong-poster-revised-C_T.pdf

Recordings for 2021 Speakers’ Series on Buddhist Contemplative Care for End of Life sponsored by our Foundation (two more recordings to come):

Feb 6, 2021: Doug Duncan Sensei and Catherine Pawasarat Sensei, “Vajrayana Buddhism and the Life, Death and Rebirth Bardos”. Here is the recording of their talk.
https://www.facebook.com/114589995265081/videos/820407485174064

March 6, 2021: Make End of Life Peaceful by Ven. Sasanasarana of the MahaMahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery – Toronto. Here is the recording.
https://www.facebook.com/EmmanuelCollegeofVic/videos/242708494169428.

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Fall 2020

Buddhist Education Foundation of Canada Newsletter No. 11
In this issue, we announce:
*The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Fundraiser
*The appointment of Dr. Henry Shi as the inaugural Shi Wu De Professor for Chinese Buddhist Studies at Emmanuel College
*The Buddhist Education Foundation of Canada Fellowship in Buddhism and Psychiatry awarded to Dr. Nicolas Beaulieu
*The programs at the Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism – courses and free Buddhist counselling service

April 2017

Buddhist Community Care Bulletin Issue #5, April  2017
March 2017 bulletin
Community and Palliative Care (30-hour) course starting April 29, 2017
Series of events in May 2017:
All-day meditation retreat for care-providers, movie night, public talk led by Ven. Yin Kit of the Po Lam Buddhist Association of British Columbia
pdf_Ven. YK 2017 events flyer

September 2016

Buddhist Community Care Bulletin Issue #4, September 2016
web_2016_2-newsletter_bulletin

-Interview with Dr. Albert Allen, MD, FRCP(C), recipient of the 2016-2017 Buddhist Education Foundation of Canada Fellowship in Buddhism and Psychiatry
-Launch of Community and Palliative Training Course for Volunteers taught in Cantonese
-Applied Buddhism Conference & Workshop

January 2016

Buddhist Community Care Bulletin Issue #3, January 2016
Bilingual in Chinese and English here:
web 2016 newsletter_bulletin copy
(P
art II of interview with Drs. Kenneth Fung and Teresa Tsui on Applied Buddhism & Psychiatry with abridged translation in Chinese.)

Announcement for Shi Wu De Community Care Scholarships 2016

Poster for Applying Mindfulness & Buddhism in Providing Care Workshops
part of ABSI – the Applied Buddhist Studies Initiative at Emmanuel College, U of T
Jan & Oct 2016

E_ABSI-poster

October 2015

Buddhist Thanksgiving Celebration poster

Buddhist Education Foundation of Canada(Poster)

Buddhist Education Foundation Newsletter Issue No. 10 – August 2015
Bilingual in Chinese and English web newsletter 8_15P

Buddhist Community Care Bulletin Issue #2, August 2015
Bilingual in Chinese and English here:
web bulletin2 pdf
(P
art I of interview with Drs. Kenneth Fung and Teresa Tsui on Applied Buddhism and Psychiatry; Reports on Government Palliative Care Engagement Focus Group Meeting and BENO Peer Support Meeting.)

May 2015

Scholarship Announcement for Buddhism courses at Emmanuel College, U of T
Poster:  The Shi Wu De Community Care Scholarships 2015
New Master of Pastoral Studies: Buddhism Program at Emmanuel College, U of T
Poster: Studies in Buddhism at EC flyer

2014

Buddhist Community Care Bulletin – First Edition (October 2014) – Co-published by
Buddhist Education Foundation of Canada & Buddhist Education Network of Ontario

English version: Care Bulletin E1_R

Chinese version: Care Bulletin C1_R

Poster for Buddhist Chaplaincy Roundtables

B_Chaplaincy Rountables