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December 10: United Nations Human Rights Day

As Japanese Canadians we are reminded that on November 9th, 1945, Canada ratified the Charter of the United Nations adopted earlier that year in...

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Free Screening: The Nature of David Suzuki

LEGACIES – The Nature of David Suzuki  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2021 Pacific 5:30 PM | Mountain 6:30 PM | Central 7:30 PM | Eastern...

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Call for submissions – NAJC GEI : Art Symposium

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS OF INTEREST OPEN NOW! Japanese Canadian artists and Japanese Artists living in Canada NAJC GEI : Art Symposium Sept 16-18, 2022...

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Online Japanese Film Festival

39th Japanese Film Festival – Free Online Screenings One of the Canadian Film Institute’s longest-running annual festivals, the Japanese Film Festival, has, for almost four...

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Remembrance Day 2021

On November 11, as you reflect on the contributions of all those who served for Canada, please keep in mind Indigenous peoples and racialized...

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NAJC Hosts Free Films at CLiFF

On November 19, NAJC is hosting free film screenings part of the Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF). For 13 years, CLiFF has presented...

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National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism: Building Solidarities

National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism: Building Solidarities Virtual Forum November 9 and 10, 2021   Members of the NAJC Human Rights Committee will be attending...

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Contract Position – Facilitator/Project Manager

The Anglican Church of Canada and the National Association of Japanese Canadians are looking for a Facilitator/Project Manager (F/PM) for its Healing Fund for...

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Orange Shirt Day | National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

In response to Truth and Reconciliation Call to Action 80 the Canadian government has designated September 30, informally known as Orange Shirt Day, a...

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NAJC President’s Message – September 2021

My Japanese maple trees are starting to change from their summer green to golden orange, a sign of autumn approaching. September usually brings cooler...

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NAJC President’s Message – August 2021

Considering all that we have missed during the lockdowns, it’s difficult not to want to rush back into our former routines. The one spoiler...

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Stories of Japanese Picture Brides in Canada

We welcome you to learn, share, and talk about Japanese picture brides who settled in Canada.

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“A Taste of Omatsuri” – A Virtual Event

A Taste of Omatsuri will be a 90-minute online presentation celebrating Japanese and Japanese-Canadian culture.

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NAJC President’s Message – July 2021

Finally, there is some light after our dark year with the pandemic. We still must be cautious, because of the variants and those who...

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Keeping Seniors Safe

During heatwaves, check on seniors who live alone or other vulnerable family members or neighbours. They may need assistance to get relief or enough...

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Bring Our Children Home

The National Association of Japanese Canadians mourns the children who never returned from residential schools. Cowessess First Nation announced the discovery of 751 unmarked...

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

The National Association of Japanese Canadians On this National Indigenous Peoples Day and every day We stand in solidarity, and with respect and gratitude...

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LOI Research Database and Family Story Sharing

On July 30, 2021, NAJC co-hosted with Landscapes of Injustice (LOI) and in association with Powell Street Festival, an online session, LOI Research Database...

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NAJC President’s Message – June 2021

by Lorene Oikawa June brings the summer solstice, the day with the most daylight hours, and we also see some light with the continuing...

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Session on Domestic Violence (in Japanese)

Organizers:  Jamsnetcanada, NAJC Do you think you know!?  What is DV (Domestic Violence)? Saturday June 19, 2021 19:00-20:00 ET (Ontario time) Free, Canada wide...

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NAJC Statement on the Heartbreaking Discovery at the Kamloops Indian Residential School

The National Association of Japanese Canadians National Executive Board honours the memory of the 215 children who never returned home from the Kamloops Indian...

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Temporary NAJC Office Administrator Position Available!

10-week, full time contract position beginning in June 2021 paying $17 per hour Responsibilities include: Communications and Social Media administration Compile web-based information repository...

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Learn About the Anglican Healing Fund

In response to our community consultations held in Vancouver, Lethbridge, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Hamilton, Ottawa & Montréal, the Japanese Canadian Working Group will introduce the Anglican Healing Fund...

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Eiko Eby to Lead Japanese Canadian Survivors Health and Wellness Fund

Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Eiko Eby as the Project Manager for the Japanese Canadian Survivors Health...

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