Category: Editorial

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.”...

twenty years + counting

The October 1993 issue of The Bulletin featured a photograph of Jay Hirabayashi and Barbara Bourget of Kokoro Dance on the cover. It was...

Journeys + Destinations

6,929 kms, 57 ride days, 80 days total, $25,656 raised for the Alzheimer’s society of B.C., 147 generous sponsors, 3 flat tires, 3 broken...

Changing Currents

It’s a given that our world is rapidly shrinking, a phenomenon accelerated by the global spread and reach of the internet and its ability...

A Tale of two Sports

With this issue’s focus on ice hockey, it is interesting to compare the pre- and post-war periods of Japanese Canadian history in terms of...

And a time to vote . . .

To everything – turn, turn, turn There is a season – turn, turn, turn And a time for every purpose under heaven A time...

A brilliant weave

Towards the end of writer Susan Aihoshi’s piece on page 34 she writes, “While the fabric of our community was torn apart in the...

Lives lost, lives celebrated

Harry Aoki was, among other things, a composer, recording artist, conductor, impresario, efficiency expert, orchestral arranger, logger, teacher, ski instructor, musicologist, traveler and band...

Happy New Year!

As the clocked ticked over to 2013 Amy and I turned to each other and said, at the same time, “wow – what a...