Remembrance Day 2014

Remembrance Day 2014

Photos from the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Japanese Canadian War Memorial in Stanley Park. Photos: Chuck Tasaka

Terry Watada

NAJC Human Rights Award To Terry Watada

by Lillian Nakamura Maguire, NAJC Director. Photo: Yosh Inouye. The Dr. Gordon Hirabayashi Human Rights Award was presented to Terry Watada of Toronto, at the recent AGM of the National Association of Japanese Canadians held in Vancouver. Presenting the award was Jay Hirabayashi, son of Gordon. Terry Watada is a respected educator; an outstanding role...Continue reading

New Administrative Leadership

The National Council unanimously supported a one-year pilot of a part-time Executive Director (ED) position.  Congratulations to Ken Noma who is our Executive Director and stepping down as Past President.  His experience as president for 4 years will give our members and the NEB direct support and on-going communication as well as ensuring day-to-day administrative...Continue reading

Launching of the New NAJC Website

    On November 3rd, members of the NAJC and the public will see on-going changes to the website with current news, resources, and links to other JC organizations. We will also be expanding the Members Only Section for those who have joined the NAJC to access minutes of the Annual General Meetings (AGM) and...Continue reading

Young Leaders Conference

NAJC Young Leaders Conference

Friday, September 19th – Sunday, September 21st, 2014 Vancouver, B.C. The Japanese Canadians Young Leaders Conference (JCYLC) is a space for Japanese Canadian (JC) young people to remember the past, recognize the present, and reimagine

Nishga girl

Nishga Girl Rededication Ceremony – August 20, 2014

In the rebranded Museum of Canadian History, a blessing ceremony for the gillnet boat Nishga Girl was held on August 20th.  The boat, commissioned by Chief Harry Nyce, was built by the master builder Judo Tasaka.  In an act of reconciliation, the Museum has invited members of Chief Nyce’s family, the Tasaka family and the...Continue reading

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