Canada-Japan news updates, weekly. 

GDM: The “I” in D&I Event Report

On July 17th, 2018, CCCJ held another Global Diveristy Management (GDM) workshop - "The “I” in D&I: Why it matters and how to build it" at the Canadian Embassy.


July 18, 2018

2018 CCCJ Annual General Meeting

On June 28th, CCCJ held Annual General Meeting at Embassy of Canada to Japan.

Chairman, Neil van Wouw and Executive Director, Jim Zhang welcomed members at the meeting.

The election was reviewed by the CCCJ office. Four elected CCCJ Board of Governors from the 2018 Election are:

Kiyo Weiss
Luci Tremblay
Gordon Hatton
Warren Arbuckle

We especially welcome our newest member, Governor Gordon Hatton.

They will serve a two-year term.

June 28, 2018

Joint Chamber Summer Cocktails 2018 Event Report

On June 7, 2018, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan, along with fourteen other chambers in Tokyo hosted the annual joint chamber summer cocktails at the Roppongi Hills Club. There were roughly 384 attendees for this event-- the biggest number the event has seen so far. 

June 11, 2018

CCCJ Golf Scramble 2018

The CCCJ's 17th Annual Golf tournament brought together 48 golfers at Tsutsujigaoka Country Club.

A day of perfect weather, with blue skies and just enough sun, we enjoyed a full day of golf and beer before finishing off with an award dinnner party on the terrace.

As with previous years, our tournament was played in a team scramble format; Teamwork and fun are key points to this event!


Our best foursome team this year went to: Paul Braganza, Kieron Cashell, Tom Kriegshauser and Jonathan Allen.

May 22, 2018

CCCJ Meet with Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

On Sat. May 19th, several CCCJ governors and Honorary Board of Advisor members met with seven Members of Parliament who are members of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of the House of Commons. The Committee visited Japan as part of a three-country visit, which will also included South Korea and the Philippines.

May 21, 2018