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Let’s learn about COVID vaccine in Japanese

JAMSNET Canada is hosting an online workshop for “Let’s learn about COVID vaccine in Japanese” on Saturday, May 1 Japanese RN and NPs will break down COVID vaccine information from Canadian government into easy-to-understand Japanese. To attend, please register...

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Curatorial Contract Opportunity for an Emerging Japanese Canadian Curator or Artist

The University of Victoria Legacy Art Galleries in Victoria, B.C. is seeking an emerging Japanese Canadian curator or artist to work on an exhibition featuring the paintings of Dr. Henry Shimizu. Dr. Shimizu and his family were uprooted from...

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Statement on Anti-Asian Hate

The National Executive Board of the National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) has heard from our members and member organizations across Canada who are shaken by the ongoing incidents of anti-Asian hate. We expressed our solidarity with Asian Americans...

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NAJC President’s Message – April 2021

We could all use some relief. Asian American and Asian Canadian communities were shaken by another incident of violence. In Atlanta, six Asian American women were among the eight that were shot and killed. While the investigation continues, those...

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Healing Support for Japanese Canadians

The Anglican Church of Canada and the National Association of Japanese Canadians are pleased to announce that an agreement in principle has been reached to provide healing support to Japanese Canadians affected by the actions of Mr. G. G....

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Freedom Day Celebration

Freedom Day Celebration Thursday, April 1, 2021 4pm PDT | 5pm MDT | 6pm CDT | 7pm EDT The Toronto NAJC Board of Directors invites Japanese Canadians from across Canada to a community event geared towards intergenerational engagement and conversation. The starting...

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カナダ生活において、文化や価値観の違い、言葉の壁、子育て、国際結婚、地域社会との関わり合い、就職活動、精神衛生 (メンタルヘルス)、人種差別,  等の困難に直面されたことはありますか?

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NAJC会長のメッセージ 2021年3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.