A strong, unified community founded on diversity and committed to human rights for all, for the enrichment of Canada.


NAJC President’s Message – December 2020

When you are doing your holiday shopping, keep in mind local businesses in your community. Many are offering shop online and curbside pickups.

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Canadian Labour International Film Festival

The National Association of Japanese Canadians is hosting Canada’s national labour film festival, the Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF). CLiFF brings the stories of workers from around the world to you. CLIFF) is celebrating its 12th year by...

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NAJC President’s Message – November 2020

Remember that voting rights have not existed for everyone at the same time. In 1947, Chinese- and Indo-Canadians finally got the right to vote. Japanese Canadians didn’t get franchise until 1949 – four years after the Second World War...

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Bitter Sweet Trail Screening and Discussion

Thank you for attending the premiere of the newly created documentary, Bitter Sweet Trail, on the Japanese Canadians and Alberta Sugar Beets. This documentary stems from the bus tour of Southern Alberta organized by the Nikkei National Museum in the...

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Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society’s Virtual Japanese Cultural Fair

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of our member organizations to cancel major cultural celebrations that were planned in 2020. As an example, the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society were not able to hold their annual Japanese Cultural Fair, which...

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NAJC President’s Message – October 2020

The NAJC National Executive Board (NEB) is very grateful for our extended JC family, all of our member organizations and members, volunteers, and the Japanese Canadian communities across Canada. With the COVID-19 pandemic we had to rethink, pivot, and...

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NAJC会長のメッセージ 2020年12月


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NAJC会長のメッセージ 2020年11月


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Mission Statement

To promote and develop a strong Japanese Canadian identity and thereby to strengthen local communities and the national organization. To strive for equal rights and liberties for all persons – in particular, the rights of racial and ethnic minorities.