Recent events in the US have caused Canadians to internally examine the rise of extremism and hate speech within the world of online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. The findings of a poll conducted by the Canadian Race Relations Foundation and Abacus Data released today indicate that 93 percent of Canadians believe...Continue reading
A QUESTION OF LOYALTY Questions 27 and 28 Presentation & Discussion Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 7pm – 8:30pm EST Insights into the Japanese American experience during World War Two and a discussion about the differences between the treatment of Japanese Canadians and Japanese Americans during this time, with Professor Tak Fujitani of the University...Continue reading
President Lorene Oikawa and the national executive board of The National Association of Japanese Canadians wish you happy holidays and a wonderful 2021. Here’s to a healthy, safe, inclusive New Year for all!...
JCAY (Japanese Canadian Association of Yukon) invites you to: Meet the Authors at a Live Zoom Event with Jeff Chiba Stearns and Lillian Michiko Blakey Presentation, Q & A, and Discussions Tuesday January 12, 2021, 6:00 to 7:30pm Yukon time 5 PM PST/6 PM MST/7 PM CST/8 PM EST Register in advance After registering, you will receive a...Continue reading
Mata Ashita is an intergenerational writing circle for Japanese Canadians and a space for connection during the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting January 9 and continuing on the first Saturday of each month in Spring and Summer 2021, Mata Ashita will host Japanese Canadian artists over Zoom and invite the community to participate in an online...Continue reading
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Remembrance Day ceremony at the Japanese Canadian Cenotaph took place by invitation only on November 11, 2020, and was live-streamed. You can watch the recording here: https://youtu.be/yjo6lWQi2_E Descendants of Japanese Canadian First World War veterans acknowledged the centenary of the cenotaph, the end of the Second World War...Continue reading
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of our member organizations to cancel major cultural celebrations that were planned in 2020. As an example, the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society were not able to hold their annual Japanese Cultural Fair, which has been held over the past twenty years. Aside from disappointing the 1000+ attendees that...Continue reading