Highway to Heaven Association celebrates Canada Day, now B.C. Day

Richmond Review

Richmond is a great model of multiculturalism. Our No. 5 Road is home to more than 20 prominent places of worship. Some of the world’s major religions—Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism—are well represented on this Highway To Heaven.

The presence of some very impressive places, including a mosque, a gurdwara (Sikh Temple), various Christian churches, a monastery and a pagoda, are just some of the places of worship that stand out and call No. 5 Road their home. Furthermore, there are a number of religious schools that complement these places of worship. It is a true reflection of the Canadian Mosaic. …

Also, for the first time this year, the association will be celebrating B.C. Day on Monday, Aug. 3. The venue will be the Lingyen Mountain Temple, 10060 No. 5 Rd. Mayor Malcolm Brodie, MP Alice Wong and Richmond East MLA Linda Reid have accepted our invitation to join us. A number of other dignitaries are also expected to attend. The program will commence at 11 a.m. and conclude around 2 p.m. The VIPs will be bringing greetings around noon. There will be information booths by the participating places of worship. Furthermore, there will be ongoing multicultural entertainment throughout. …

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