February Newsletter available now!

Our latest newsletter has been published! Download the Winter 2014 Newsletter. Powell Street Festival 2013 in Review By Kristen Lambertson 2013 was by far one of our busiest years ever! 2013 included Orientique at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Gardens – an evening of dance, musical performance and fashion; Kibatsu Cinema at the Cinema- theque; … Read more

Letter to Mayor Gregor Robertson Addressing the Demolition of 411 Powell Street

Open Doors Panel of 441 Powell Street and its history

Letter to Mayor Gregor Robertson Addressing the Demolition of 411 Powell Street To read a letter from Powell Street Festival Society’s President Nina Inaoka Lee to Mayor Gregor Robertson addressing the demolition order for 437-441 Powell Street please click on the link below: MayorandCouncil_437-441PowellSt A building of historical importance to the Chinese Canadian and Japanese … Read more

Children of Redress

Bound for internment camps in 1942. Source: Nikkei National Museum item# 1994-69-4-29 An interesting documentary film about Japanese Canadians’ epic call for justice, Children of Redress by filmmaker Greg Masuda was shown at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre’s A Call for Justice exhibition in the Fall of 2013. Description In 1942 the Canadian … Read more