"History undocumented fades from memory but history documented lives forever!"
In 2010, the Edmonton Japanese Community Association (EJCA) Board, concerned about the loss of many early historians, decided to start a history preservation project by creating the EJCA History Project Committee.
In the beginning stages, the potentially mammoth scope of the project was narrowed and it was decided that, rather than writing a book about individual family histories, our objectives were:
Then in 2013, a survey of Japanese Canadians and Japanese living in Edmonton was conducted in order to obtain a "snap shot" of the Japanese community.
We hope that everyone will take the opportunity to peruse the information contained in the two reports. We think that the more you read, the more you’ll want to keep on reading!
Printed copies of the Reports, appendices and related documents are available at the EJCA Library. To view printed copies, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Online copies follow: