Join our team! Temporary part-time Events Assistant opening

Nikkei Place Foundation is looking for candidates to join our team as a temporary part-time Events Assistant as we gear up for our Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, May 25th, 2018!  Employment from May 2018 – June 1, 2018.  Under the direction of the Development Officer of the Nikkei Place Foundation, the Events Assistant is […]

An Evening to Remember: Community Awards Dinner 2017

Nikkei National Museum remembers the past and celebrates the present Thank you to everyone who joined us at Nikkei Place’s Community Awards + Fundraising Dinner presented by Canadian Tire on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017!        We recognized Kathy Shimizu for her outstanding community service, Katari Taiko for their cultural contributions, and Masako & Stan […]

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 Wakayama area of Japan. His father helped to build a thriving cod fishery and establish the first multi-ethnic fishing association, the BC Cod Fishermen’s Coop. The Horii family lived in Japantown, an area around Powell Street in Vancouver.