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Dalai Lama to speak at Montreal's Uniprix Stadium

August 04, 2011

(Montreal, Thursday, 4 August 2011) – The Canada Tibet Committee is proud to announce that it will host a Public Talk by His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama on Wednesday, 7 September at Montreal's Uniprix Stadium.

His Holiness will speak on ‘Global Citizenship through Universal Responsibility,’ a theme chosen to honour last year's decision by the Canadian government to welcome 1,000 displaced-Tibetans living in Arunachal Pradesh, India to Canada over the next five years.

Tickets for the Public Talk go on sale on Friday, August 5 at or by calling 1.800.361.4595. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the Public Talk will start at 1:00 p.m. Simultaneous interpretation into French will be available.

Public Talk information:

Date: Wednesday, 7 September 2011
Time: Doors open at 11:30 a.m. / Talk begins at 1:00 p.m.
Location: Uniprix Stadium, Jarry Park, 285 Faillon St. West, Montréal
Tickets: Admission, / 1.800.361.4595

In keeping with the wishes of His Holiness, ticket prices are being kept to an absolute minimum ranging from $30 to $85. Each ticket holder will also have the option to accept a free Canada Tibet Committee membership to stay informed about developments in Tibet and support Tibet causes in Canada.

Proceeds from the Talk will be donated to Project Tibet Society, which is overseeing the implementation of the immigration program to help resettle Tibetans living in Arunachal Pradesh to Canada.

To facilitate security at the Talk, the Canada Tibet Committee asks that attendees refrain from bringing shopping bags or knapsacks.

For additional information on the Talk and news updates as they develop visit:

The Canada Tibet Committee is an independent, non-governmental organization of Tibetans and non-Tibetans living in Canada, concerned with the continuing human rights violations and lack of democratic freedom in Tibet.

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For more information:
Dermod Travis
CTC Executive Director
514.487.0665 /

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