Upcoming Events

The Post-Pandemic North American Pension Market

  • December 10 (Fri) Registration Closed
  • 10:00 ~ 11:20
  • Free of charge

The Post-Pandemic North American Pension Market: Growing Interest in ESG & Introduction of a Unique Value-Oriented ACW Equity Investment Approach


Date: Friday, December 10, 10:00-11:20 (JST)
Venue: Zoom

Language: English (with Japanese translation during Q&A session)
Specialty Focus: Global Equity Investment

Japan-Canada Trade and Investment

  • November 26 (Fri) Registration Closed
  • 08:30 ~ 10:00
  • This event is open to CCCJ Members

CCCJ members are cordially invited to Japan-Canada Trade and Ivestment seminar!

The Japan-Canada Chambers Council (JCCC) is a joint initiative of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The JCCC focuses on enhancing commercial relationships between our respective business communities.

The future of energy: how the energy sector can adapt in an ever-changing world

  • November 24 (Wed) Registration Closed
  • 18:00 ~ 19:00
  • Members -- Free, Non-members-- ¥1,200.

Join the Canadian Chamber's Sustainability Committee for an engaging discussion on how the energy sector can shift to meet the ever-changing demands of a planet in a state of climate change. The CCCJ will be joined by Mr. Michael Cojerian as he reflects on his many years of experience working both in the fossil fuel and renewable industries. 

Guest: Michael Cojerian, Canadian Solar, Representative Director, General Manager, Japan Energy Group 

Moderators: Justin Conley and Jackie Steele

Date: Wednesday, November 24th

The Fall 2021 CCCJ Golf Scramble

-- Dear Members --

Due to high demand, web registration has now closed. If you wish to register for the Fall Golf Scramble, kindly send an email to info [at] cccj.or.jp. We appreciate your understanding in advance.


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)