NAJC Condemns the Rise of Anti-Semitism

NAJC Condemns Attacks Against Jewish Centres in Canada & United States

NAJC Condemns the Rise of Anti-Semitism in North America 1.  Time for Action The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) joins all Canadians who have condemned the recent bomb threats against Jewish community centres in Calgary, London, Toronto, and Vancouver. We are united in solidarity with the Jewish community across Canada, and in the UnitedContinue reading

Hide Hyodo Shimizu scholarship

Hide Hyodo-Shimizu Research Scholarship

The National Association of Japanese Canadians and the Landscapes of Injustice Partnership Project are proud to jointly announce the: “HIDE HYODO-SHIMIZU RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP” Valued at $10,000, this research scholarship will be awarded to a student who was enrolled full time at a Canadian University in the 2016-2017 academic year. The successful applicant will join theContinue reading

Jump to Dream 2016 Book Project, Sendai, Japan

Hello everyone, I am currently a JET Programme Assistant Language Teacher here in Sendai. I would like to present the National Association of Japanese Canadians with a gift of a book that symbolizes Canada-Japan bilateral relations. I do not wish to overwhelm you with too much exposition so I will try my best to beContinue reading

Quebec attack

NAJC Statement – U.S. Election and Racist Acts in Canada

The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) and Japanese Canadians join with Japanese Americans and allies who are denouncing the racist acts and rhetoric following the US election. The election of Donald Trump appears to have emboldened many to speak and act on their belief that differences in race, ethnicity, and religion are to blameContinue reading


By Art Miki, Chair The mandate of the Community Renewal Fund (CRF) Committee is to respond to the request of NAJC Full Member organizations and Supporting Member organizations based on the motion that was adopted at the NAJC Annual General Meeting in Victoria, BC on September 26, 2015. The motion adopted by National Council isContinue reading

JACL resolution

JACL resolution

JACL resolution acknowledges the civil rights violation of Japanese Canadians during and after World War II by the Government of Canada At its National Convention in Las Vegas on July 12, 2016, the Japanese American Citizens League National Council, passed the Philadelphia Chapter resolution acknowledging “the Civil Rights violations forcefully imposed on Canadian citizens ofContinue reading

Board Directions

Historic Eatonville Roadhouse in danger of demolition

Ontario’s last remaining structure housed Japanese Canadian men Ken Noma, Executive Director On February 10, 2016, the Municipal Council of Chatham-Kent – in a vote of 17 to 1 – rejected the recommendation of Mr. John Taylor (Chair, Municipal Heritage Committee) and removed the Eatonville Roadhouse off its historic registry at the request of theContinue reading

Board Directions

­National Association of Japanese Canadians: Board Directions

The National Executive Board (NEB) is committed to keeping our membership informed and encouraging other Japanese Canadian organizations to become members as well as individuals. The NAJC website provides information on how to become a member to benefit in the national network, participate in the national conference, and access our endowment and community funds. President’sContinue reading

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