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NAJC President’s Message – November 2018

by Lorene Oikawa Last month, I had the opportunity to meet with members of the Kamloops community at the Kamloops Japanese Canadian Association (KJCA)...

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NAJC Response to Attack on the Jewish community of Pittsburgh

NAJC Statement on the Violent Attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh October 30, 2018 – The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) offers...

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CRRF Response to Attack on the Jewish community of Pittsburgh

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Condemns the Attack on the Jewish community of Pittsburgh October 29, 2018 – In response to the hate-motivated attack on...

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NAJC Young Leaders Committee

On behalf of the NAJC Young Leaders Committee, thank you to everyone who attended the NAJC AGM conference in Winnipeg this September! The NAJC...

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NAJC President’s Message – October 2018

by Lorene Oikawa The 2018 NAJC AGM and Conference wrapped up the last weekend of September in Winnipeg. Participants from across the country left...

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Putting Theory into Practice with the Archival Website Cluster

I was in my final semester of the Archives and Records Management and Museum Studies masters’ programs at the University of Toronto. I put...

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REDRESS ANNIVERARY GALA RECEPTION  

Join the Toronto NAJC on Thursday, November 8th, 2018, 7:00PM at LUMA & the Founder’s Lounge in the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Celebrate the 30th...

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 “Facing Injustice” to screen on CBC

The documentary Facing Injustice: The Relocation of Japanese Canadians to Manitoba, produced by Winnipeg filmmaker, Aaron Floresco, will be shown nationally on CBC TV on September...

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Kara Isozaki: 2018 NAJC/Landscapes of Injustice Hyodo-Shimizu Research Scholarship Recipient

Landscapes of Injustice congratulates Kara Isozaki on receiving the NAJC/LOI Hide Hyodo-Shimizu Research Scholarship funded by the National Association of Japanese Canadians and Landscapes...

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Registration for the 2018 NAJC AGM and National Conference now Open!

Registration for September 21-23 NAJC Annual General Meeting and National Conference now Open! Registration is now open for the NAJC Annual General Meeting and...

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June 23, 2018 Yellowhead­-Blue River Highway Project Signage Dedication Ceremony

Invitation to join us at the Yellowhead-Blue River Highway Project Signage Dedication Ceremony Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Noon Mt. Robson Visitor Centre In...

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Upcoming deadlines, membership renewals and NAJC AGM

The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) would like to remind everyone of some important, upcoming deadlines as we near our September 21, 2018...

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NAJC Memberships Now Due

The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) would like to announce that we are currently accepting membership renewals for the July 1, 2018 to...

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Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Redress at NAJC 2018 AGM

Konichiwa! Join us in celebrating the 30th anniversary of Japanese Canadian Redress at the NAJC’s 2018 AGM conference. From September 21-23 the Japanese Cultural...

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Redress Agreement 30th Anniversary Gala Dinner

The National Association of Japanese Canadians and The Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba Invite You to a Gala Dinner on the 30th Anniversary of the Signing of the Redress...

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CJCA Quarterly Newsletter

The Landscapes of Injustice Project Fact Finding! by Pat Jetté March 4, 2018 – After 44 hours of non-stop snowfall we were glad to...

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Montreal Bulletin May Issue

Avant-Garde Japanese Band Delivers Powerful Soundtrack For Canadian Choreographer By Alan Itakura Group A is an avant-garde band that is usually slotted into the...

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Changing Tides: Vanishing Voices of Nikkei Fishermen and Their Families wins Roderick Haig-Brown BC Book Prize

Changing Tides: Vanishing Voices of Nikkei Fishermen and Their Families has won the Roderick Haig-Brown BC Book Prize for “contributing the most to the...

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Demographic Characteristics of Japanese Canadians in 2016

How big is the population of Japanese Canadians in Canada? The best source of information for this question is the Census of Population by...

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When a Tree Falls

Grandfather’s Prince Rupert sakura legacy to live on in music by John Endo Greenaway  In 1909, Shotaro (Tom) Shimizu arrived in Prince Rupert, in...

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One-Day Health Conference at Japan Foundation Toronto

The Medical Support Network in Canada will host the Health Conference for Japanese speaking community in Toronto. It will be designed to advance education...

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Japanese Canadian Memorial Garden & Signage Unveiling Event

Friday, May 11, 1:30pm Lillooet, BC In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Japanese Canadian Internment, Honourable Claire Trevena, Minister of Transportation and...

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Ceremony Planned for Wartime Road Camps Signage Erected at Mount Robson

The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC), BC Parks and the Columbia Basin Institute are pleased to invite you to attend the Yellowhead Blue...

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NAJC meets BC Premier John Horgan regarding remediation and redress for the violation of citizenships rights of Japanese Canadians

An NAJC delegation led by President David Mitsui and representatives from the BC Member Organizations (Tsugio Kurushima – Victoria; Rick Ogasawara – Vernon; Lorene...

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