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Sensei Ulrich receives Lieutenant Governor Award

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Sensei Ulrich with Lt. Governor, Janice Filmon

Former Manitoba Buddhist Temple minister, Sensei Fredrich Ulrich received the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for the Advancement of Interreligious Understanding at a ceremony at Government House on January 8th.

A tree known as the Regal Celebration Maple will be planted in honour of Sensei
Fred along with him receiving a certificate to recognize his contributions to the
interfaith community.

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The annual award honours a Manitoban who has contributed to the community and brought people together to understand each other. Previous winners include Michel Aziza for his work with Operation Ezra, interfaith educators and artists Manju Lodha and Ray Dirks, Rabbi Neal Rose and Carol Rose, former Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis and columnist Karen Toole.

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The Manitoba Buddhist Temple and its congregation are very proud that Sensei Fred was recognized for his long involvement in interfaith activity in Winnipeg and his previous hometown of Edmonton, including participating in the Interfaith Round Table and the Manitoba Multifaith Council.

Congratulations Sensei Fred! It is a well-deserved honour.