Category: Editorial

Recharging the batteries

Spring is in the air, and with it, the anticipation of new beginnings. For The Bulletin and our publisher, Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens’...

remembering/reconciling

Memory, reconciliation, acceptance. Three simple words that run through this month’s issue. On the eve of the annual Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Japanese...

Moving forward

As the year draws to a close we send our condolences out to longtime JCCA President Ron Nishimura. This month Ron, who stepped down...

In the Face of Disaster

Watching the disaster that is Hurricane Sandy unfold on the east coast, one can’t help but be reminded that for all our technological advances...

19 years and counting

The October 1993 issue of The Bulletin, my first as editor, featured Jay Hirabayashi and Barbara Bourget of Kokoro Dance on the cover. The...

change is in the air

September always brings with it a certain wistfulness, as the heat of summer gives way to cooler days and longer nights. It is a...

Art Miki

I first met Art Miki back in the early eighties when Katari Taiko was regularly invited to perform at Folklorama, Winnipeg’s multicultural festival. At...

in the passage of time

Roy Kiyooka was the first Japanese Canadian I knew, other than my mother of course, and her family. As a young child growing up...

in the passage of time

Roy Kiyooka was the first Japanese Canadian I knew, other than my mother of course, and her family. As a young child growing up...

Washed away in the rain

As an impressionable teen living in Vancouver’s east side in the late seventies, I learned about Japanese Canadian history at the feet of people...

One more farewell

In the February 2007 issue of The Bulletin, Midge Ayukawa penned a moving tribute to her old friend Tom Shoyama, calling him, “our national treasure.”...