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December 29, 2017
Urban Buddhist Monk Honoured with Canada 150 Medal
and Sesquicentennial Community Award by Government of Canada
We are delighted to announce on December 21st 2017 Bhante Saranapala, the Urban Buddhist Monk, has been honoured with “Canada 150 Medal and Sesquicentennial Community Award” by the Government of Canada. On behalf of the government, Hon. Peter Fonseca, Member of Parliament for Mississauga East Cooksville, bestowed the medal and awaits to Bhante in recognition of his accomplishments in our community by promoting a diverse and inclusive Canada 🇨🇦. Bhante is one of the 25 recipients of this award in the Mississauga East Cooksville region.

For the video clip, please click on this link: https://www.facebook.com/126595800695897/videos/1668879609800834/

The ceremony was held on November 15th. During this time Bhante was out of country to represent Canada to the 7th World Buddhist Summit held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

A big thank-you to Hon. Peter Fonseca MP and Government of Canada for this recognition with the Canada 150 medal and award Sesquicentennial Community Award.

Thank you.
Mindful Canada Symposium Team
www.canadaamindfulnation.ca
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