Bitter Sweat Trail Screening and Discussion

We’re finally going to have a showing of the newly created documentary, Bitter Sweet Trail, on the Japanese Canadians and Alberta Sugar Beets. This documentary stems from the bus tour of Southern Alberta organized by the Nikkei National Museum in the fall of 2019. The film was created by Kenji Dyck and produced by...

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Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society’s Virtual Japanese Cultural Fair

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...

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NAJC President’s Message – October 2020

The NAJC National Executive Board (NEB) is very grateful for our extended JC family, all of our member organizations and members, volunteers, and the Japanese Canadian communities across Canada. With the COVID-19 pandemic we had to rethink, pivot, and adapt. Sometimes we were able to switch events to online such as our AGM on...

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NAJC Update

To the members of the National Association of Japanese Canadians, we would like to give you this update on things that have transpired over the past month. We have reinitiated the NAJC Newsletter and draw your attention to an update on BC Redress that appeared on this site recently.  Regarding other matters: 2020-2021 National Executive...

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NAJC Chats with Steven Kariya

The National Association of Japanese Canadians has been checking in with some members of the Japanese Canadian community during this time when we’ve been social distancing and trying to stay home as much as possible. We’ll share some of our conversations in our e-news and social media. In May 2020, we had a chat...

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NAJC Chats with RM Greenaway

We caught up with author R.M. Greenaway who has released her latest book, River of Lies, the fifth book in her B.C. Blues crime series....

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