Keeping Seniors Safe

During heatwaves, check on seniors who live alone or other vulnerable family members or neighbours. They may need assistance to get relief or enough hydration. Let’s take care of one another.

Bring Our Children Home

The National Association of Japanese Canadians mourns the children who never returned from residential schools. Cowessess First Nation announced the discovery of 751 unmarked graves at a cemetery near the former Marieval Indian Residential School. We stand with all the survivors and the families of all children who were in residential schools. We need to...Continue reading

National Indigenous Peoples Day

The National Association of Japanese Canadians On this National Indigenous Peoples Day and every day We stand in solidarity, and with respect and gratitude for Indigenous peoples who are the traditional stewards of the lands and waters where we work and live. June 21, 2021

LOI Research Database and Family Story Sharing

National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) and Landscapes of Injustice (LOI) present LOI Research Database and Family Story Sharing in association with the Powell Street FestivalLOI Project Manager Michael Abe will demonstrate the LOI Research Database. Special guests from NAJC member organizations will share their findings.Friday, July 30, 20215 pm PDT | 6 pm MDT |...

NAJC President’s Message – June 2021

by Lorene Oikawa June brings the summer solstice, the day with the most daylight hours, and we also see some light with the continuing vaccinations and the drop in daily COVID-19 infections. We have come so far, and we need to maintain our vigilance to prevent another wave of infections. Please continue to follow public...Continue reading

Session on Domestic Violence (in Japanese)

Organizers:  Jamsnetcanada, NAJCDo you think you know!?  What is DV (Domestic Violence)?Saturday June 19, 202119:00-20:00 ET (Ontario time)Free, Canada wideContents:  What is DV?                   DV accusers characteristics                   DV victims characteristics                   What to do?Presenter:  Takanori KugeOntario certified psychotherapist, M.A.(counseling)Since 2006, working as counselor/psychotherapist at Japanese Social Services (JSS), non profitable counseling social work agency). Experience various counselling including...Continue reading

Temporary NAJC Office Administrator Position Available!

10-week, full time contract position beginning in June 2021 paying $17 per hour Responsibilities include: Communications and Social Media administration Compile web-based information repository Develop and track operational metrics and benchmarks Assist in the development of the organization’s strategic plan and monitoring mechanisms Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at...

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