BC Redress Update

The NAJC is currently in talks with the BC provincial government to determine a set of legacy initiatives for the community. On July 9, 2020 the NAJC met to present a list of NAJC BC Redress Legacy Initiatives to the BC Premier’s office Chief of Staff Geoff Meggs and Hon. Minister of Citizens’ Services...

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Message from the BC Redress Team

The unforeseen and unprecedented impact of Covid 19 on the health, social and economic wellbeing of our world has put all communities in crisis, including the province of British Columbia. The NAJC Negotiations Strategy team is responding to this extraordinary crisis by suspending the delivery of the BC Redress proposal in the immediate future....

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NAJC BC Redress Consultation Update

NAJC Announces the Scheduling of Online and In-Person Consultations on BC Redress The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) consultations on BC Redress, funded by the Province of British Columbia, is now in full swing. Three consultations have now been held, and ten more consultations have now been scheduled throughout British Columbia and across...

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District of Tofino Apologizes for 1947 Discriminatory Motion

REPORT ON THE APOLOGY ISSUED BY THE DISTRICT OF TOFINO Report submitted by Keiko Miki, NAJC Vice President and Chair of NAJC Human Rights Committee On May 28, 2019 Mayor Josie Osborne of the District of Tofino gave a public apology to the people impacted by the 1947 “Resolution Regarding Orientals”. It was rescinded...

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