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JCCA: [re]envisioning the future

JCCA: [re]envisioning the future

The Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association (GVJCCA) For over 60 years, the GVJCCA has served the Japanese Canadian community in various…

Reverend Gordon Goichi Nakayama

Reverend Gordon Goichi Nakayama

The Anglican Church is prepared to engage with the Japanese Canadian community to express their apology, and offer their participation in a…

The Right to REMAIN in Vancouver’s  Nihonmachi/Downtown Eastside > part I

The Right to REMAIN in Vancouver’s Nihonmachi/Downtown Eastside > part I

What’s in a name? This is a question being posed by a team of Vancouver-based community leaders and university researchers that has…

Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre: The Jewel of New Denver

Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre: The Jewel of New Denver

by Eleanor Quirk Arriving from England in 1968 my family first lived a block from Hastings Park, later moving to Steveston. When…

Asian Studies at UBC

Asian Studies at UBC

Dear all For all of those who have spent many years working towards the creation of Asian Canadian studies at UBC, we…

3.11.3 Commemorating the Third Anniversary of Japan’s Triple Disasters

3.11.3 Commemorating the Third Anniversary of Japan’s Triple Disasters

Presentations of its On-going Effects Based on Research and Residence in Tohoku Cities and Communities Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 4:30-6:00 Choi Building,…

National Feature
Hide Shimizu Memorial Scholarship

Hide Shimizu Memorial Scholarship

Greater Toronto Chapter NAJC & Hastings Park Foundation Hide Shimizu Memorial Scholarship Hide Shimizu (née Hyodo) was born in Vancouver in 1908. She spent one…

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

he told me to remember. we are the children ... i have a…

“Kodoku”: the life and art of Kimiko Koyanagi

“Kodoku”: the life and art of Kimiko Koyanagi

Doll-making is a special process. The materials have to be made by the artist. The process starts by mixing wood shavings, glue…

Ramen and Izakaya Ryoji – Since 1988

Ramen and Izakaya Ryoji – Since 1988

When I was making a reservation over the phone, the young waiter asserted (he didn’t sound Okinawan) that, ‘wherever we seat you…

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) recently announced that its official opening will take place on September 20, 2014. More than…

Word Play – Part Two

Word Play – Part Two

Many of the words listed have not survived or will in time, but then that’s the nature of language. They are an…

Upcoming

Legacy Sakura Memorial Windows Unveiling Ceremony

Legacy Sakura Memorial Windows Unveiling Ceremony

Friday, April 18, 2014 12pm – 2pm Oppenheimer Park (488 Powell Street) Please join us as we unveil…

Reel 2 Real Film Festival

Reel 2 Real Film Festival

April 4– 11 Festival spotlight Yellow Sticky Notes: Canadian Anijam DIRECTOR: Jeff Chiba Stearns and friends. 8 minutes. …

Wondrous Tales of Old Japan

Wondrous Tales of Old Japan

“Mukashi, mukashi…. Long ago, oh so long ago…” Wondrous Tales of Old Japan April 4 – 20, 2014…

Hagoromo: The Feathered Robe

Hagoromo: The Feathered Robe

“I will gladly dance, for those who inhabit this sad, lower world”  Angels, fishermen and a magical feathered…

CrossCurrents

The Spirit of Anpanman Lives on . . . in Canada too

The Spirit of Anpanman Lives on . . . in Canada too

We in the relatively mild climate of Lower Mainland have been pretty lucky as far as extreme weather…

Taking Up the Rifle to Defend Family & Nation Seems OK Again – Subtle Shift in Japanese Public Sentiment

Taking Up the Rifle to Defend Family & Nation Seems OK Again – Subtle Shift in Japanese Public Sentiment

 He used to write in essays as a schoolboy “I want to become a police officer or a…

What Was Life Like Back Then for the Nisei? Valuable Memories Contributed by a Reader

What Was Life Like Back Then for the Nisei? Valuable Memories Contributed by a Reader

We’ve been asking you readers to send in what you think are characteristics unique to Japanese Canadians by…

What’s Racist and What Isn’t. Is It OK to “Single Out” Races in Public Forums?

What’s Racist and What Isn’t. Is It OK to “Single Out” Races in Public Forums?

We at The Bulletin have been receiving some “one-liners” from readers responding to our informal survey : Please follow “You…

Editorial

Recharging the batteries

Spring is in the air, and with it, the anticipation of new beginnings. For The Bulletin…

of cherry blossoms, skeletons and ghosts

From the day I started at The Bulletin as editor in the fall of 1993 it struck me…

Community Kitchen

MAPLE MUSTARD SALMON

Place salmon in 8 inch baking dish. Mix sauce ingredients together, pour over salmon and bake…

Community Kitchen

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! I’m glad our winter wasn’t as cold as expected. Let’s Hope it stays…

JCCA President's Report

Handing over the reins

In order to facilitate positive changes, our newly elected 2014 Board would like to collect input…

President’s Message

On February 18, 2014 I attended the Opening Night Reception for Images of Internment: Oil Paintings…