East Tribute Game and Community Fair

Led by our Next Generation team, this community building event honours Roger Obata, the founding president of the NJCCA-NAJC. Obata organized games between JC and Indigenous teams in the 1930s in Prince Rupert, BC. An outgoing, team player through his lifetime, Obata was VP of the NAJC when redress was achieved. It will be a...Continue reading

90 Seconds to Midnight: Nuclear Weapons & Climate Change

Support us & join us in peace for the in-person commemoration ceremony to mark the 78th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki: “90 Seconds to Midnight: Nuclear Weapons & Climate Change” Sunday 6 August 2023 4:00 – 9:00 PM EDT The Peace Garden on Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square Registration link: www.tinyurl.com/90secondstomidnight 4:00...

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 experience during World War Two and a discussion about the differences between the treatment of Japanese Canadians and Japanese Americans during this time, with Professor Tak Fujitani of the University of...

Toronto NAJC Freedom Day Luncheon

FREEDOM DAY 2020 A LUNCHEON  On April 1, 1986 a celebration of “Freedom Day” was held at Toronto City Hall.  This event commemorated April 1, 1949, the day Canadian citizens of Japanese Ancestry attained the right to vote and the freedom to live anywhere in Canada. While Redress had not yet been achieved this celebration marked...

How Japanese Canadians Shaped the Constitution

The Toronto NAJC presents: How Japanese Canadians Shaped the Constitution How Japanese Canadians Shaped the Constitution Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:30-8:30pm Alumni Hall 400, University of Toronto This past September 22 was the 31st Anniversary of Redress. Hurrah! In this spirit we invite you to attend a lecture “How Japanese Canadians Shaped the Constitution” by Dr. Eric Adams,...Continue reading


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 anniversary of a Canadian civil rights milestone. The event format is designed to facilitate conversation and networking. Hear Justice Maryka Omatsu and Art Miki speak about this ground-breaking accomplishment. Meet and...Continue reading

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 and promote health by holding a series of lectures with the aim of increasing practical knowledge for the average Japanese in Toronto for prevention of illness, options for treatment, and how...Continue reading

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