The Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association (GVJCCA) is a non-profit organization that builds communities, and advocates for social justice primarily for people in Canada of Japanese heritage, and their families. The GVJCCA is the publisher of The Bulletin/Geppo, a journal of Japanese Canadian community, history & culture.
The GVJCCA Annual General Meeting is rescheduled to Saturday August 22, 2020
from 1:30pm to 4pm in 1/3 Hall, Nikkei Centre, 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby
Please note any Covid19-related space and face mask requirements will be observed. For this in-person meeting we can accommodate up to 30 people.
Those who wish to can join the meeting via Zoom. For access to the Zoom session, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
At this meeting, the membership will receive the required annual reports. There will also be nominations and election of GVJCCA Board Directors.
We will also finalize the membership decision about the qualification of the GVJCCA President. The Membership will vote on the matter of GVJCCA Constitution and By-Laws Section 5.5 Director Qualifications. A motion will be made regarding 5.5 Director Qualifications section (g) which states, “be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada pursuant to applicable laws, provided that the Director who is President must be a Canadian citizen.” to amend it to: “be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada pursuant to applicable laws, provided that the Director who is the President must be a Canadian citizen of Japanese descent or partially Japanese descent.”
We look forward to seeing you at the GVJCCA Annual General Meeting.
The GVJCCA Human Rights Committee works with and supports the Japanese Canadian community, other human rights groups, and ethno-cultural organizations to promote human rights, and combat racism and discrimination, locally and internationally. EXPLORE
This bilingual Japanese/English Human Rights Guide is an online resource for those with questions surrounding rights and freedoms in Canada. EXPLORE