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Upcoming events

    • 27 Apr 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (ADT)
    • AT STUDIO 1398 GRANVILLE ISLAND (Vancouver)


    Show starts at 7:00pm
    Door opens at 5:30 pm
    Reception & Music:
    5:45pm -6:45pm & 8:15pm - 9:00pm

    Tickets: $30.00
    Early Bird (Purchase by April 15th): $25.00
    Contact at

    Traditional Japanese Rakugo storyteller Katsura Sunshine is a pioneer and ambassador of Japanese culture to the world. He is the first person of non-Japanese descent in the 400-year-old history of Rakugo in the Osaka tradition to be given the honour of apprenticing to a Rakugo Master (Katsura Bunshi VI), receive a Rakugo family name, complete the rigorous three-year apprenticeship and become a professional Rakugo storyteller.

    Full detail and more about Katsura Sunshine is available here: Katsura Sunshine_Poster_v2.pdf

    • 03 May 2017
    • 6:10 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Dentons Canada LLP office (77 King Street West, TD North Tower, Floor 5)

    We are pleased to announce that Toronto Shokokai (Toronto Japanese Association of Commerce & Industry) and The Japan Society are co-organizing an evening seminar, Update on Canadian Energy Industry, in cooperation with Dentons Canada LLP.

    Dentons Canada LLP is a leading law firm with diverse expertise in the energy and infrastructure sector. This presentation will be an interactive session focusing on key recent developments in Canada’s energy industry and the legal and regulatory requirements that are relevant to Japanese businesses wishing to do business in Canada. Drawing on the expertise and experience of leading lawyers in the industry, we will present an overview of relevant areas of interest and concern.

    Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
    Time: 6:10pm – 8:30pm (Registration starts at 5:45pm)
    Location: Dentons Canada LLP office
    (77 King Street West, TD North Tower, Floor 5)
    Cost: Free of charge

    Presenters: Mr. Vivek Bakshi, Ms. Helen Newland, Ms. Martha Harrison, Ms. Meredith James, and Mr. Christian Orton from Dentons Canada LLP.

    1) General Energy Update by Vivek Bakshi and Helen Newland
    2) Trade Issues and U.S. Implications on NAFTA by Martha Harrison
    3) Impact of Current US Policy on “Cap and Trade” by Meredith James

    5:45 – 6:10 pm Registration
    6:10 – 6:50 pm Presentation
    6:50 – 7:15 pm Q & A
    7:15 – 8:15 pm Reception with light refreshments provided by Dentons
    8:15 – 8:30 pm Closing-time

    Please refer to the attached file for the overview of presentations and the presenters’ biographies.

    Bios - 2017 Update on Energy Industry in Canada (Trump Edition).pdf

    How to register: Please email your name, organization, and title to by Friday, April 28, 2017.

    We are very pleased to advise that this presentation is being co-hosted by Toronto Shokokai and The Japan Society, with the co-operation of the Japan External Trade Organization, the Canada–Japan Society of Toronto, and the Consulate General of Japan in Toronto.

    • 15 Aug 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    • Glen Abbey Golf Club

    Event details and Registration

    This year marks the 24th year we are hosting this great golfing event! We are pleased to invite you and your guests to play the majestic Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, frequently referred to as the unofficial home of the Canadian Open.

    Your registration fee includes lunch, reception, dinner, golf with cart, drinks and prizes from our Sponsors to win many prizes including a chance to:

    Tournament Day Schedule

     Registration and Lunch 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
     Shotgun Start  1:30 pm
     Reception 6:00 pm
     Dinner and Awards 7:00 pm


    On August 15th, the driving range will be open for your pre-game practice; a healthy lunch courtesy of Honda Canada will be provided; a superb reception and dinner will follow the match, both courtesy of Toyota Canada and Manulife Financial. Exceptional prizes and everyone receives a prize regardless of score!!

    Deadline for reservation July 15, 2017    Payment Deadline July 31, 2017



    Registration Form 

    Registration Form 2017.docx

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