Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 6 October 2009 (By Adam Scotti, The McGill Tribune) - Addressing a crowd of 500 education students and faculty in Pollack Hall, the Dalai Lama brought his message of religious tolerance and compassion for others to McGill this past Saturday.
"[We all] need a community, [we] need some spirituality, [we] need direction, [we] need guidance, [we] need discipline, and someone like his Holiness helps with that direction," said Boudreau, who compared the atmosphere around the room before meeting the Dalai Lama to that of meeting a celebrity.
"You know you used to say 'Elvis is in the building' - this was bigger than Elvis," said Boudreau.
The Dalai Lama showed a keen interest in the crowd, taking out a visor to reflect the stage lights so he could better see the next generation of teachers in attendance. At the end of the talk, Oph