Upcoming Events

Former Japanese Ambassador to Canada Kensaku Hogen to address CCCJ members

  • June 16 (Thu) Registration Closed
  • 03:00 ~ 05:00
  • Aoyama Robbin's Club
  • 3,750 (member) 4,250 (guest) yen

It is perhaps fitting that the final official posting of Ambassador Kensaku Hogen’s distinguished diplomatic career was as Japan’s Ambassador to Canada from 2001 to 2005, a country for which he had developed great affection and admiration.  It was his second tour of duty posted in Ottawa during a stellar diplomatic and governmental career that took him around the world and back including being assigned as;  the UN Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information under Kofi Annan, head of the Press and Information Department at the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C.

Giving Back to Japan – Joint Chamber Event

Relief and Reconstruction for Tohoku and Japan

You are invited to a special joint chamber event tailored to help companies respond effectively to Japan’s worst natural disaster in modern history. It will give you a better perspective as to what partnerships bring the greatest benefits.

There will be presentations from a range of organisations engaged in relief efforts and reconstruction. A networking buffet will follow with an opportunity to communicate directly with the presenters and fellow participants.

Presentation by a Nuclear and Radiation Specialist

  • April 14 (Thu) Registration Closed
  • 04:00 ~ 06:30
  • Embassy of Canada
  • No Charge

Paul Thoppil invited CCCJ Members & their spouses to an evening presentation on Thursday, April 14 at the Embassy of Canada in Japan by a Nuclear and Radiation Specialist from the Canadian Government Department of National Defence.

Breakfast with Hon. Jim Prentice

  • March 23 (Wed) to March 24 (Thu) Cancelled
  • 23:30 ~ 00:30
  • Imperial Hotel
  • 5,000 (member) | 6,000 (guest) yen



Canada’s Economic prospects


The Readiness is all ...

  • March 16 (Wed) Cancelled
  • 03:00 ~ 07:30
  • Cancelled

Please note this event has been postponed. The details will be announced.

After almost a quarter of a century in post, Ian de Stains is retiring as Executive Director of the BCCJ. Join us for a luncheon designed to celebrate his tenure and to wish him well in his future endeavours.

As a BBC producer-presenter Ian was seconded to NHK in 1976. For four years he worked on radio and television programmes designed to introduce Japan and all things Japanese to the outside world. A number of these programmes were nominated for—and some won—international awards.

Real Mothers of Japan

  • March 10 (Thu) Registration Closed
  • 09:30 ~ 11:30
  • Australian Embassy B2 Reception
  • 5,250 (member) 6,900 (guest) yen

Over the last six years the McCann PULSE program of continuous investigation into people’s lives has focused on understanding the younger generations of mothers in Japan. Volume 7 of the “Real Mothers” study has just been launched and looks in-depth at the social media usage, recession buying habits and views of the future of Japan’s mothers of children fifteen years old and under. The event will look in detail at how today’s generation of mothers got where they are, what they think of their lives, their families and their purchase decisions.

Moosehead Beers for Books

  • February 24 (Thu) Registration Closed
  • 10:00 ~ 13:00
  • bierVana
  • 1,000 yen (suggested donation)

Canada's oldest independent brewer (along with its Japanese importer) is launching Moosehead Lager, Pale Ale and Cracked Canoe in Japan. Canadians and Japanese fans of Canada are invited to come celebrate with a fun Beers for Books event on Thursday February 24 from 7 PM - 10 PM at BierVana in the Prudential Tower near Akasaka Mitsuke.

The Canada-themed night will include Canadian highlights on the big screen, a Canada quiz for prizes, and Canadian BEER--all for a great cause with Beers for Books. Sounds like fun, eh?

Improving Your Global Readiness

  • February 03 (Thu) Registration Closed
  • 09:30 ~ 13:00
  • Regus Aoyama Place Canada
  • 5,500 yen (member)

Join JMEC and its sponsors AMT Group and Regus on February 3 for a fantastic
event entitled “Improving Your Global Readiness”

With the beginning of a new year, many of us will take the time to evaluate how we can do
better this year. As part of that, here is an opportunity to learn first-hand from experts how to improve your ability to function in a global business environment.

Annual Joint Chamber Bonenkai at Canadian Embassy 4F

  • December 10 (Fri) Registration Closed
  • 10:00 ~ 13:00
  • Canadian Embassy 4F
  • Yen

Please join us in saying farewell to 2010 at the Annual Joint Chamber Bonenkai, one of the most popular joint chamber functions of the year.  Meet new contacts; develop business leads and catch-up with friends and business acquaintances over a fine selection of food and beverages accompanied by some festive music.