Tohoku Imoni-Kai Picnic

Join us for a Tohoku-style “imonikai” (芋煮会) in Steveston! What is “Imonikai” you ask? You can think of it a bit like a fall version of “o-hanami”, with families and friends gathering together to enjoy “imoni” in the outdoors. “Imoni” is a kind of hot soup or stew made from […]

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Japanese Language Course

JETAABC Japanese Language Course (Fall 2018)     JETAABC is pleased to announce the Fall 2018 Japanese Language Course! We hope you will join us, whether you’re looking to build on your Japanese abilities or your connections with other alumni. Read on for important details and register here by September 26, 2018. FALL 2018 […]

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JET Pre-Departure Orientation 2018

The newest group of JET participants are preparing for life in Japan! We are looking for energetic and committed JET alumni to facilitate the passing of the torch. Consider sharing your expertise and enthusiasm with the next generation. Below you will find details on Pre-Departure Orientation and a full description […]

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2018 Metro Vancouver Japan Bowl

2018 Metro Vancouver Japan Bowl UPDATE: The results of the first inaugural Metro Vancouver Bowl are in! Over 60 people, including student participants, host teachers, family, friends, volunteers, and the Vancouver Shinpo, gathered at the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre for the FIRST-EVER Japan Bowl in Canada. Secondary students […]

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Artisan Sake Tour on Granville Island

Join JETAABC for a traditional Japanese Sake experience! Artisan SakeMaker is an award-winning brewery, right in the heart of Vancouver. Learn about the methods of traditional sake brewing with a short tour lead by staff. Afterward, we will visit the Tasting Room where you can sample various styles of Sake. […]

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JETAABC Welcome Back Reception 2017 and Karaoke Nijikai

Welcome back JET Alumni of 2017! お疲れ様でした!バンクーバーにようこそ!そして、バンクーバー人の皆さん、ただいま! Come out and meet fellow JET alumni on Saturday, September 30th 2017 at the Earl’s Test Kitchen. Share all your amazing stories from your time on JET or Japan in general. To all the recent returnees, I’m sure most of you will have […]

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JET 30 Festivities

Did you know this year marks the 30th Anniversary of the JET Programme? In celebration, JETAABC has organized a trio of events, which span from water to land. Come join fellow alumni and friends at the JET 30th Anniversary festivities on Saturday August 26, 2017! Schedule*: Morning 9:00 -11:00 am […]

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Powell Street Festival – Call for Volunteers

It’s that time of year again! Celebrating Japanese-Canadian Culture for 41 years, be a part of this year’s Powell Street Festival. Taking place August 5th and 6th, the festival is Vancouver’s longest community arts celebration! We are looking for amazing alumni to help out at our community booth on the […]

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JET Pre-Departure Orientation 2017 – Call for Volunteers

  The newest group of JET participants are preparing for life in Japan! We are looking for energetic and committed JET alumni to facilitate the passing of the torch. Consider sharing your expertise and enthusiasm with the next generation. Below you will find details on Pre-Departure Orientation and a full description for […]

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JETAABC Career Night

Are you wondering how your JET experience fits into your career path? Are you a JET alumni who just moved to Vancouver? Are you interested in revamping your resume and networking with other JET alumni in the area? If so, then the JETAABC Career Night is for you! Where: YWCA […]

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