Wednesday is National Canadian Film Day!

NAJC is again hosting the annual National Canadian Film Day and celebrating Canadian film. This year we are highlighting an Indigenous film, Falls Around Her. Join us on Wednesday April 20 at 5:30pm Pacific | 6:30pm Mountain | 7:30pm Central | 8:30pm Eastern | 9:30pm Atlantic Register at this link: Falls Around Her When a world-famous...

Steveston Japanese Canadian Recipes with Kelvin Higo

Steveston Japanese Canadian Recipes with Kelvin Higo Saturday March 26 Zoom online session   National Association of Japanese Canadians welcomes Kelvin Higo to discuss favourite Japanese Canadian recipes from Steveston. Kelvin has organized a collection of recipes for the new cookbook, From the Sea and Shore.   Part of our culture and traditions are tied...

NAJC/NJCCA 75 Years – We Stand on Their Shoulders

75th Anniversary Human Rights Symposium and Dinner The National Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association (NJCCA) was established in 1947 by Roger Obata, along with nisei leaders from across Canada, at a conference held in Toronto on the Labour Day weekend. In April 1980 it officially became the National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC). The 2022 Online Human Rights...Continue reading

The Vow From Hiroshima

The Vow From Hiroshima A documentary portrait plus Q&A with Setsuko Thurlow Sunday, March 6, 2022 Pacific 11am  |  Mountain 12noon |  Central  1pm  |  Eastern 2pm REGISTER To mark the week surrounding International Women’s Day the Toronto NAJC and NAJC Human Rights Committee honours Setsuko Thurlow C.M., founder of Japanese Family Services in Toronto and former Toronto NAJC Board...Continue reading

CRRF to Host National Online Youth Roundtable

As part of our continued commitment to pursuing equity, fairness, social justice, and systemic change, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation is excited to announce that we will be holding a National Youth Roundtable on Saturday, March 5! Youth across Canada have long been working at the grassroots level to combat racism and make a difference...Continue reading

Free Screening: The Nature of David Suzuki

LEGACIES – The Nature of David Suzuki  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2021 Pacific 5:30 PM | Mountain 6:30 PM | Central 7:30 PM | Eastern 8:30 PM REGISTRATION Dear Friends, To mark the eve of United Nations Human Rights Day, we look back over 20 years to this documentary of David Suzuki, award-winning geneticist, best-selling...

Online Japanese Film Festival

39th Japanese Film Festival – Free Online Screenings One of the Canadian Film Institute’s longest-running annual festivals, the Japanese Film Festival, has, for almost four decades, showcased the best in contemporary filmmaking in Japan. Despite the continued challenges to hosting live screenings, we are proud to continue this cinematic tradition once again this year online for...Continue reading

NAJC Hosts Free Films at CLiFF

On November 19, NAJC is hosting free film screenings part of the Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF). For 13 years, CLiFF has presented films about workers from around the world. Our annual participation in this film festival continues this year. We will be showing four films for free. Register and get your tickets for...

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