The little monks of Little Sands: Eager for immigration, P.E.I. changed its education laws allowing children to train as Buddhist monks

By Meagan Campbell, Macleans

At 3:30 a.m. the school bell gongs. Robes donned, boys file into a prayer hall. They fold their socked feet onto cushions, chant Tibetan scripture and prostrate before a statue of Buddha. Their school is a monastery. Their curriculum is atypical for Prince Edward Island…