Shastri Veit Weber joined a few other meditators in Fredericton, New Brunswick in 1993 and has been actively involved there since that time. He went to Seminary in 1999 and shortly after that became a Shambhala director. In 2010 he was appointed Shastri for New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. He has taught various Levels and retreats in Canada, the U.S., Greece and Russia. Since March 2014 he has also been the site-based Buddhist chaplain at the Dorchester Penitentiary Medium sector.