School Agreement

Tuesday, June 23 10:30. Vancouver School Board. Signing of a memorandum of agreement for a twinning relationship between Churchill Secondary School in Vancouver and Yokohama Commercial High School. The agreement will be signed by the principals of each school (Jack Bailey and Masahiro Tomichi, respectively) and witnessed by the Superintendent of the Yokohama School Board (Yuko Okada) and Mayor of Yokohama (Fumiko...

Friendship Tree Dedication Apr02

Friendship Tree Dedication...

April 2. Vancouver City Hall. By Invitation. It’s not every day you get to spend the afternoon with Joy Kogawa talking about love and friendship, with the St James Music Academy Choir providing the soundtrack. Celebrating 50 years of our sister city relationship with Yokohama, Japan with the re dedication of the Friendship Tree at City Hall A delegation of 26 members of the Canada Japan Friendship Society and 3.11 Juku, including six orphans of the March 11, 2011 triple disaster in Tohoku and invited guests took part in the re-dedication of a new cherry tree, recently planted to replace the original one that died, on the City Hall grounds. The event was followed by a concert and reception in City...