Japan Day/Open House Saturday September 16 11:00am-3:00pm

Thank you to all who came out and enjoyed the Taiko drumming, Food, Odori dancing, Ikebana and all 7 of the Martial arts who demonstrated their skills.

A Special thank you to Tak and Shoji Yano who spent a lot of time in the kitchen prepping and cooking the food we served for the day.

Thanks to all of the volunteers, setup and tear down, Dancers, helpers and the Consul Generals office of Japan for providing the Taiko drummers!

Japan Day 2017 this is a pdf of the flyer if you wish to share it.open house 2017


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Fall newsletter is here!

Please click on the PDF link to download the fall Newsletter.

Events of note include:

Japan Day/Open House

Fundraising luncheon

Annual General meeting

Christmas Bazaar

September 2017 final

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CJCC/NAJC Annual Picnic 2017

All are welcome please Join us!

NAJC- Annual Picnic Poster 2017



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Keirokai 2017

Please Join us for Keirokai 2017!

Sunday, April 30 2:00-4:30 pm

A Celebration honouring our Seniors! An event for the entire family!

Complimentary tickets for those ages 70 year and over.

General admission $ 25.00

For tickets and information, contact 905-383-5755 or h.cjcc@bellnet.ca

Keirokai Honorees are those born in 1946 or 1947

We are also looking for Volunteers for a number of positions.

  • Performers
  • Set-up and tear down
  • Serving
  • Cleanup

We would also appreciate any donations or gifts in kind for the fukubiki

We hope to see you there

Please see the PDF form in this post to order tickets.

Keirokai17 form

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Winter Newsletter is here!

Please click on the PDF file to download our latest newsletter.

Highlights include Rockin’ Ramen – Sunday, March 26th

Keirokai Sunday, April 30th

Annual NAJC/CJCC picnic Sunday, August 13th

winter 2017 final


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Jiu-Jitsu at the CJCC

We are pleased to announce the addition of The Rapant’s Pride Jiu Jitsu to our martial arts program at the CJCC.

They are an established club with a very active membership following the Japanese Jiu Jutsu tradition.

Please join us in welcoming them to the Centre.

The Rampant’s Pride is a traditional martial arts club, training in Clarke’s Jiu-Jitsu and Clarke’s Grappling.

The Rampants Pride is a hard working group of individuals who enjoy fitness and the martial arts. All members are respectful and easy to get along with. Any other information can be requested through this Facebook page or in person during our class times. If interested, your first class is always free to see if you enjoy it.



Phone  (905) 570-6113

The children’s classes are Mondays 6:00pm to 7:00pm & Saturdays 2:00pm to 3:00pm.

The adult classes are Mondays 7:00pm to 9:00pm & Saturdays 3:00pm to 5:00pm .

Please request information on the club fees with the program leaders.

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Bujinkan at the CJCC

bujinkan flyer 2017

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NAJC contact list

Please help the NAJC by sending in your information to them.

They wish to update their Database of Japanese Canadians.

najc contact list 2017

Here is a PDF of a form that can be filled out and sent to the NAJC via Email, Dropped off at the Centre’s office or faxed to 905-575-0527

najc info form

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New evening Beginners Japanese Language class

We are pleased to announce that we will be offering an evening Beginners Japanese Language class starting Tuesday March 7 from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm. This class will run for 10 weeks.

Please contact Mrs. Wilson:  chiekowilson147@msn.com for any questions or to register for the class.

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Rockin’ Ramen 2017

Thank you to all who attended!!!

The event was a great success, we sold out of Ramen and Gyoza!

Special Thanks to:

Chef Ken Lefebour of Nellie James Gourmet to Go and Nellie James Too    https://nelliejames.com/

Jonny Blonde of Jonny Blond Food Truck and Jonny Blonde Kitchen      http://www.jonnyblonde.com/

For all of their hard work prepping and serving over 250 bowls of Ramen!

The kitchen and service Staff of Nellie James Too, they volunteered their entire day off to help in the kitchen and serve.

Don’t forget Jacquie Wakabayashi, who co-ordinated the chefs, kitchen staff, servers, pop, beer and a lot of little things we didn’t know or think about!

We have to thank the following food suppliers for their kind donations;

–          Piccioni Mushrooms – Paula Piccioni for donating boxes of  mushrooms        http://blog.mushrooms.ca/2011/03/fresh-from-farmer-lorenzo-piccioni-of.html

–          Wagyu Sekai – Ken for donating beef bones    http://www.wagyuworld.com/

–          Jepson’s Meats – Ron and Ray for donating pork bones   http://www.jepsonsfreshmeats.com/

–          Manorun Organic Farms – Chris and Denise for donating bones    http://www.manorun.com/

All of the Wonderful musicians:

The Delta Overdrive Band    http://www.thedeltaoverdriveband.com/

Pauline y El Gordo!

Steve Sinnicks    http://sinnicks.com/

The Royal Seas   https://royalseas.bandcamp.com/

Versa Cello     http://versacello.com/

No Heroes Allowed       https://www.noheroesallowed.ca/

Laura Keating https://www.facebook.com/Laura-Keating-Musician-872213386178056/

Alana McDonald 

Our Sound Technicians:

Jonothan Demers (Plus the loan of his PA systems) and Tak Yano (his equipment loan as well)

Long & McQuade for their assistance with our rental PA


The Jiu Jutsu and Judo clubs for their assistance in set up and tear down and helping out through the event.

Ellie Bowen & Mark Parry for helping out at the bake goods table, and all of those who donated baked goodies, they looked wonderful!

April Takeda for her wonderful gyozas! & Lonita Fraser as our resident popcorn maker!

Rockin’ Ramen 2017!!!


These are 2016 pictures we will post 2017 pics in the next few days.

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