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Who we are

We are a charitable fundraising organization for the “Nikkei Place” Japanese Canadian community.

Together with our partners, Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre (NNMCC) and the Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society (Nikkei Seniors — also commonly known as Nikkei Home and New Sakura-so), we work to build a strong and vibrant community that is shared with all.

Recent News

Nikkei Seniors Health Care announces a $1 million gift from Jane Nimi in memory of Robert Nimi

Burnaby, BC  November 01, 2016 –Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society, is honoured to announce that it has received ...

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An incredibly successful Community Awards + Fundraising Dinner in support of our 'Nikkei Place: Feels Like Home' initiative

We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came and supported the event, and we hope you enjoyed the ...

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物部 : Warrior Spirit, the Bravery and Honour of Japanese Canadian soldiers in the First World War exhibit

物部 : Warrior Spirit, the Bravery and Honour of Japanese Canadian soldiers in the First World War exhibit

Exhibit Opening on October 8, 2016 at 3pm-5pm at Nikkei National Museum and runs through to Jan 15, 2017.

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Nikkei Seniors launches the Iki Iki (Lively, Lively!) dementia friendly program toolkit

Iki Iki Lively Lively! is a pioneer day program for seniors living with dementia, and for seniors requiring easier-paced activities. ...

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Toyota Canada Foundation Invests in Vancouver’s Future Leaders with $25,000 Donation to Nikkei Place Foundation

A young volunteer gets some hands-on experience at the Nikkei Matsuri Family Festival in Burnaby, BC.  The Toyota Canada Foundation ...

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Special Events

Dr. Akira Horii: Presidents' Award Recipient

Akira Horii’s parents had lived in BC since their arrival in the 1920s from Mirozu, a small fishing village in the ...

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Takeo Yamashiro: Outstanding Community Service Award Recipient

Takeo Yamashiro was born in July of 1943 and is a registered survivor of the atomic bombing on August 6, 1945. ...

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Yoko Matsuno: Japanese Culture Award Recipient

Yoko Matsuno started taking lessons when she was 4 years old. She liked dancing so much that she decided to proceed ...

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Japanese Canadian History Preservation & Education Awardee

John Endo Greenaway: Japanese Canadian History Preservation & Education Award Recipient

John Endo Greenaway lived in the downtown east side for over 30 years (His parents co-founded Strathcona’s first housing co-op at ...

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Nikkei Life Blog

Nikkei Seniors Health Care announces a $1 million gift from Jane Nimi in memory of Robert Nimi

Burnaby, BC  November 01, 2016 –Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society, is honoured to announce that it has received ...

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Honouring Our People: Breaking the Silence

On three days in September 2009, families, friends, and survivors came together for the Honouring Our People: Stories of the ...

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An incredibly successful Community Awards + Fundraising Dinner in support of our 'Nikkei Place: Feels Like Home' initiative

We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came and supported the event, and we hope you enjoyed the ...

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Hiroshima: Memoirs of a Survivor

In the early morning of August 6th, 1945, an eight year old girl played in the schoolyard with her classmates. ...

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Jane Nimi receives Honorary Lifetime Membership

Jane Nimi receives Honorary Lifetime Membership

[Nikkei Seniors Update] This recognition is belated as you can imagine, any person who receives a lifetime membership has been serving ...

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