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ensoku (field trip)

Kikiai Collaborative invites young folks of Japanese ancestry to a gathering in Vancouver this May with a focus on food, community dialogue and creative...

My Storie(s)

On Sunday, December 9, 2018, Tonari Gumi played host to a celebration luncheon in honour of the 30th Anniversary of Redress and 60th Anniversary...

The Pain We Cannot Swallow

This article was originally published in Ricepaper Magazine. December 13th, 2018 marks eighty-one years since the Nanjing Massacre. “The Pain We Cannot Swallow” is...

Farewell Interview with Consul General Asako Okai

One of the greatest assets I gained here in Vancouver is to get to know how to work with people on the ground. I was serving in headquarters and capitals. In this environment, you know the people you engage with. You expect a certain knowledge level from your counterparts, whether they’re in government or are diplomats. So it was the first time to work with ‘Real People’, citizens who live and DO NOT think like diplomats.