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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...

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NAJC President’s Message – August 2020

by Lorene Oikawa One of the commemorative events we recognized this month is Hiroshima Day on August 6. It’s been 75 years since the bombing of Hiroshima. Many of the young children who survived that day are now seniors....

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Free online masterclass with Tetsuro Shigematsu

Tuesday August 18, 2020, 5pm

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NAJC online session: Legacy of Canadian Redress

Tuesday, August 4, 5pm (Pacific)

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NAJC President’s Message – July 2020

Your positive response to our online sessions is appreciated and we are continuing our online programming. It’s been a great way to connect during this pandemic. It’s also been a wonderful opportunity to bring people together from across the...

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The BC Government and the Dispossession of Japanese Canadians (1941–1949)

The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) collaborated with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives to produce this publication which is a compilation of opinion pieces from December 2019 and written by John Price. The publication date was to...

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NAJC会長のメッセージ 2020年8月


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NAJC会長のメッセージ 2020年7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.