Let’s learn about COVID vaccine in Japanese

JAMSNET Canada is hosting an online workshop for “Let’s learn about COVID vaccine in Japanese” on Saturday, May 1 Japanese RN and NPs will break down COVID vaccine information from Canadian government into easy-to-understand Japanese. To attend, please register through JAMSNET Canada website or the registration page by April 28. A webinar link will be sent by e-mail...

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Statement on Anti-Asian Hate

The National Executive Board of the National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) has heard from our members and member organizations across Canada who are shaken by the ongoing incidents of anti-Asian hate. We expressed our solidarity with Asian Americans who were reeling with the news of the six Asian American women who were killed...

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NAJC President’s Message – April 2021

We could all use some relief. Asian American and Asian Canadian communities were shaken by another incident of violence. In Atlanta, six Asian American women were among the eight that were shot and killed. While the investigation continues, those of Asian ethnicity on both sides of the border are scared....

Healing Support for Japanese Canadians

The Anglican Church of Canada and the National Association of Japanese Canadians are pleased to announce that an agreement in principle has been reached to provide healing support to Japanese Canadians affected by the actions of Mr. G. G. Nakayama. Mr. Nakayama is known to have sexually abused hundreds of Japanese Canadian boys during...

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Freedom Day Celebration

Freedom Day Celebration Thursday, April 1, 2021 4pm PDT | 5pm MDT | 6pm CDT | 7pm EDT The Toronto NAJC Board of Directors invites Japanese Canadians from across Canada to a community event geared towards intergenerational engagement and conversation. The starting point of discussion will be voting rights, democracy. In this year of change making, everything...

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NAJC Ijyusha Outreach Project – In Japanese

カナダ生活において、文化や価値観の違い、言葉の壁、子育て、国際結婚、地域社会との関わり合い、就職活動、精神衛生 (メンタルヘルス)、人種差別,  等の困難に直面されたことはありますか?...

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It commemorates the day when the police killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration against apartheid “pass laws” in 1960 in Sharpeville, South Africa. We remember the history of hate. However, this hatred is not just in the past: racism has not...

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NAJC President’s Message – March 2021

by Lorene Oikawa 75 years ago, Japanese Canadians received a decision on a legal challenge that went all the way to the Privy Council in the United Kingdom. In the case of the government’s exile orders to force Canadians of Japanese ethnicity to Japan, Privy Council sided with Parliament. In the New Canadian newspaper,...

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