Happy Canada Day

I hope everyone is having a wonderful day and enjoying the festivities across the city.

Here is a video by Fukuoka Now with former Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki.  He now plays for the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks. This is his greetings to Canadians celebrating our 150th anniversary.

Uncle Tetsu featured in Toronto Star article

Today’s Toronto Star carried an article about the increasing Japanese shops in the Bay St. and Dundas St. W area.  It shows Uncle Tetsu owner Tetsushi Mizokami and talks about his stores in Toronto.  The famous Uncle Tetsu and his cheesecake shop originally comes from Fukuoka, Japan.

Read article here.

JC History Featured in Japanese Newsletter

The latest issue of the Japanese Overseas Migration Museum News No. 40 is available and features Japanese-Canadian history.  You can view/download the magazine from here (in Japanese): http://www.jomm.jp/newsletter/pdf/dayori40.pdf

海外移住資料館だよりの2015年秋号がオンラインで読めます。今回は日系カナダ人の歴史を特集しています。こちらからご覧ください。http://www.jomm.jp/newsletter/pdf/dayori40.pdf

April to September 2015 Publications

グラフふくおか夏号、グラフふくおか秋号とふくおかニュース第144-149号が発行されました。
The latest issues of Graph Fukuoka and Fukuoka News are available to read online (Japanese only).
http://www.pref.fukuoka.lg.jp/contents/graph-2015summer.html
http://www.pref.fukuoka.lg.jp/contents/graph-2015autumn.html
http://www.pref.fukuoka.lg.jp/contents/f-news.html
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移 住事業機関誌「筑紫72号」と「筑紫73号」も発行されました。Vol. 72 and Vol. 73 of the Fukuoka International Exchange Foundation’s newsletter on immigration related activities is available online in English, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish. http://www.kokusaihiroba.or.jp/project/overseas/interaction.php
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