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Soka Gakkai International Association of Canada (SGI Canada)

Soka Gakkai International Association of Canada (SGI Canada)
2050 Dufferin Street
Toronto, ON
M6E 3R6


Resident and non-resident teachers: laypersons

President: Tony Meers

Lineage: Tsunesaburo Makiguchi, Josei Toda, Daisaku Ikeda

Practices: Chanting sutras, chanting prayers, chanting mantras, discussion groups

Public activities: Centre is open for chanting and learning Monday to Friday 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m. and 7:00p.m.-10:00p.m. Free introductory classes Wednesdays 7:00-8:30p.m.
Chanting sessions Wednesdays 7:00-8:30p.m. Monthly discussion meetings and study meetings held at volunteers’ homes.

Other activities and initiatives:
1. Public exhibitions promoting peace, culture and education in partnership with universities, community organizations, municipalities, etc.
2. Hosting of community events
3. Educational and cultural exchanges
4. Participation in non-political peace-related activities
5. Educational initiatives with schools on both Buddhist and secular themes (humanistic education and themes related to peace, culture and education)
6. Presentations on Buddhism to schools, colleges and universities
7. Participation in interfaith activities
8. Cultural events such as music festivals

Affiliated with: SGI centres in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montréal and Québec City

Associated with: Soka Gakkai International

Languages: English, French, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese), Japanese

Updated: March 2022