Category: Editorial

by John Endo Greenaway

The Taste of Home

It was once known as the Powell Street Grounds, later changed to Oppenheimer Park, after Vancouver’s second mayor, David Oppenheimer. Depending on what website...

Digging Deep

When I was young I had little or no interest in Japanese (or Japanese Canadian) history or culture. I knew my mum was Japanese,...

The Power of Sport

There’s no getting around it – I have always sucked at sports.  Baseball? Nope. I got hit with a line drive while playing in...

Spirit of the Nisei

Living as we are in the digital age, it is easy to not only communicate superficially with someone but actually engage in a longterm ...

On Fathers

I’ve been thinking lately about fathers. It’s a train of thought that was first sparked by my interview with Tetsuro Shigematsu about his new...

We got game.

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2014, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported The Bulletin/Geppo over the...

Remembering Gordon Kobayashi

In my twenty+ years as editor I have had the priviledge of interviewing many individuals in the Canadian Nikkei  community. One of my favourites...

of leaders + leadership

In Terry Watada’s remembrances of Japanese American activist Yuri Kochiyama on page 14 he talks about staying at her apartment in New York, noting...

Yumiko Hoyano

I was deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Yumiko Hoyano in Edmonton several days ago. Although I never had the pleasure...

Springing forward

As Vancouver slowly lurches towards spring, we here at The Bulletin / Geppo have a definite spring in our step, having launched several new...