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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...

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In Conversation with: Terry Watada

Saturday, March 13

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Remembering Gordon Hirabayashi

Thursday, March 25

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In Conversation with: Grace Eiko Thomson

Saturday, March 27

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Japanese Canadian residents in 1940 Surrey

City of Surrey Heritage Project needs assistance with names of former Japanese Canadian residents in 1940 Surrey Heritage Interpretation Program is planning on installing...

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Privilege & Oppression: a Japanese Canadian Conversation

NAJC YLC Zoom Session – Privilege and Oppression:  a Japanese Canadian Conversation Sponsored by NAJC’s Young Leaders Committee THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2021 8pm to...

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NAJC President’s Message – February 2021

One of the ways to combat hate is to build understanding. Through the NAJC Endowment Fund Committee, we support the promotion and development of...

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NAJC In Conversation Series #1

Join dance theatre artist Kunji Ikeda and a group of next generation JC artists on a dialogue on their political and artistic identity as...

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Mata Ashita intergenerational writing circle

Ongoing series: First Saturday of each month.

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Greater Vancouver JCCA Antiracism Workshops

Ongoing Series: February 13 | March 13 | April 10 | May 15

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Safe At Home – Spirit of Japanese Canadians in Manitoba Zoom Series

Ongoing series. Visit  jcamwpg.ca for details.

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Virtual Tour of the Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School

Sponsored by the NAJC Human Rights Committee Sunday, February 21, 2021 3pm to 4:30pm EST  (12noon PST | 1pm MST | 2pm CST) The NAJC...

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CRRF survey on online hate

Recent events in the US have caused Canadians to internally examine the rise of extremism and hate speech within the world of online platforms...

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A Question of Loyalty – online presentation

A QUESTION OF LOYALTY Questions 27 and 28 Presentation & Discussion Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 7pm – 8:30pm EST Insights into the Japanese American...

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NAJC President’s Message – January 2021

New Year’s is an opportunity to share in the traditional Japanese foods, learn more about our culture and family traditions, and connect with family,...

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Happy New Year from the NAJC

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...

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JCAY Live Zoom Event – On Being Yukiko – Meet the Authors

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...

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Remembrance Day and Centenary of the Japanese Canadian Cenotaph 2020

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,...

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Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society’s 21st Annual Japanese Cultural Fair – Virtual Edition

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...

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NAJC President’s Message – December 2020

When you are doing your holiday shopping, keep in mind local businesses in your community. Many are offering shop online and curbside pickups.

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Canadian Labour International Film Festival

The National Association of Japanese Canadians is hosting Canada’s national labour film festival, the Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF). CLiFF brings the stories...

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NAJC President’s Message – November 2020

Remember that voting rights have not existed for everyone at the same time. In 1947, Chinese- and Indo-Canadians finally got the right to vote....

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Bitter Sweet Trail Screening and Discussion

Thank you for attending the premiere of the newly created documentary, Bitter Sweet Trail, on the Japanese Canadians and Alberta Sugar Beets. This documentary stems...

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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...

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