Past Events - 2023-10

Special Thanksgiving event : move, eat & chill 🇨🇦

  • Saturday, Oct. 9th Registration Closed
  • 10:45
  • Central Tokyo near Tokyo Tower
  • ¥3,000 for Members / ¥4,000 for Non-Members, price includes the turkey bento


Why not celebrate this year’s Thanksgiving with some outdoor activities and a turkey-bento picnic?


CCCJ’s Wellness and Event Committees invite you to come join us for a late Saturday morning of yoga or run (or walk) in the park followed by a lunch picnic that will feature everyone’s beloved Thanksgiving Turkey and a few healthy dishes. 

With certain Covid restrictions that are expected to continue, this event will be limited to a maximum of 20 people. First come, first served. Sign up now!

Reflections on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics with Sophie Pascoe

  • September 17 (Fri) Registration Closed
  • 12:30 ~ 13:30
  • Members -- Free Non-members-- Free

The postponed Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games drew to a colourful close on Sunday, September 5, after nearly two weeks of competition among more than 4,400 of the world’s top athletes with impairments. The Games saw athletes compete in 539 events across 22 different sports, with an astonishing 69 World and 124 Paralympic records being broken. The 2020 Games also saw more female athletes take part than ever before.

[Virtual] Tokyo 2020 Paralympics—One Day to Go! The Impact of the Tokyo Paralympics in 1964 and 2021

  • August 23 (Mon) Registration Closed
  • 18:30 ~ 20:00
  • Free

Date: Monday, August 23, 2021

Time: 18:30–19:30; optional networking 19:30–20:00

Speaker: Dr. Mark Bookman, historian of disability in Japanese and global contexts

Organizations: Joint Chamber Paralliance

Registration/Cancellation Deadline: Friday, August 20 (18:00)

Making your dreams come true - How Japanese Canadian Caroline Ishii became a celebrity vegan chef on July 3, 2021

  • July 03 (Sat) Registration Closed
  • 10:00 ~ 11:00
  • Free for CCCJ and MAAJ members (please indicate if you are a CCCJ member or a McGill alumni after you click “add to cart”), 1,500 yen for Non-members

Join us if you:

  • are an entrepreneur interested in a success story;
  • are interested in why healthy food is becoming such a booming industry;
  • want to know a bit more about the buzz around vegan and plant-based;
  • just love Canada and Japan!

Like many of us, Caroline grew up with her soul spanning two countries – Japan and Canada. A third-generation Japanese born and raised in Canada, Caroline is an award-winning vegan chef, an author, and a frequent guest on TV and public shows.

Annual General Meeting 2021 on July 1, 2021

  • July 01 (Thu) Registration Closed
  • 17:00 ~ 18:00
  • Free

The time has come for the 2021 Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan's Annual General Meeting (AGM). Please see details below.

Date: July 1, Thursday 2021
Time: 17:00 to 18:00
Venue: By Zoom

The AGM is open to CCCJ members and their guests only.

All CCCJ Members and Advisors are encouraged to attend.


We will send a Zoom link prior to the AGM.


Zoom event - Covid-19 Vaccines in Japan: Present and Future - with Dr. Takao OhKi on June 22, 2021

  • June 22 (Tue) Registration Closed
  • 17:00 ~ 18:00
  • Free

CCCJ is pleased to welcome Dr. Takao Ohki, MD, PhD for a live webinar series on Covid-19 Vaccines in Japan: Present and Future.

With a number of countries making fast progress on rolling out Covid-19 vaccinations, the situation in Japan has drawn attention. Japan has one of the lowest rates of vaccine confidence in the world, and the comparatively slow start to its vaccination program raised concern among foreign residents. Dr. Takao Ohki, a respected Japanese medical doctor, will share his expert perspective on Covid-19 vaccination in Japan, present and future. 

Indigenous Engagement Webinar 2-day Series: June 8th & June 9th

  • June 08 (Tue) Registration Closed
  • 09:00
  • Free

Indigenous Engagement 2-day Webinar Series

Part 1 - Who are Indigenous Entrepreneurs? 

Date: June 8th, Tuesday 9:00 JST - 11:00 (June 7th, 5:00 PM PST) 

Part 2 - What is Effective Engagement?

Date: June 9th, Wednesday 9:00 JST - 11:00 (June 8th, 5:00 PM PST) 


Meet the Candidates on May 20th - CCCJ 2021 Election

  • May 20 (Thu) Registration Closed
  • 18:00 ~ 19:30
  • Free

Meet the Nominees for the 2021 CCCJ Governor Elections!

The CCCJ is proud to bring our members a chance to speak with the 10+ nominees for the upcoming 2021 CCCJ Governor Elections, live on Zoom!

The CCCJ is a community built by its constituents, and one of the best and most important ways to make your voice heard is to vote! By doing so, all of us together can make the Chamber more exciting, more inclusive, and more robust!

You will receive the details for login by email.

This event will be conducted by Neil van Wouw.

*Registration Closed* The 2021 CCCJ Golf Scramble

Show Us your Game at the 2021 CCCJ Golf Scramble


On Friday, April 23rd 2021, we're hosting the 20th Annual CCCJ Golf Tournament with an incredible array of prizes!

This is a team event, so even if you're not that great, don't worry! Hit a bad shot? No problem. Just pick up your ball and set it down next to the best shot from your team and play from there. Golf has never been easier or more fun! You’ll hit the best score of your life and have a chance to win some excellent prizes, too!