Contract Position – Facilitator/Project Manager

The Anglican Church of Canada and the National Association of Japanese Canadians are looking for a Facilitator/Project Manager (F/PM) for its Healing Fund for Japanese Canadians. The Healing Fund was established in September 2021 to provide healing support to Japanese Canadians affected by Mr. G.G. Nakayama, who is known to have sexually abused hundreds of...Continue reading

Orange Shirt Day | National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

In response to Truth and Reconciliation Call to Action 80 the Canadian government has designated September 30, informally known as Orange Shirt Day, a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The importance of this day could not be clearer as Canadians grapple with the discoveries of unmarked graves around former residential school sites. A reality...

NAJC President’s Message – September 2021

My Japanese maple trees are starting to change from their summer green to golden orange, a sign of autumn approaching. September usually brings cooler weather and the change in seasons is not always appreciated. For those who have been experiencing the worst of the extreme weather, heatwaves and wildfires, fall’s anticipated cooler temperatures and rains...Continue reading

NAJC President’s Message – August 2021

Considering all that we have missed during the lockdowns, it’s difficult not to want to rush back into our former routines. The one spoiler is the Delta variant which is surging across the world and accounts for most of the infections in Canada.Continue reading

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

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