Local Japanese Community

IMPORTANT NOTE: The organizations listed below are not necessarily supported or endorsed by the Consulate General of Japan in Montreal. For further information, please contact the organizers directly. The Consulate General of Japan in Montreal assumes no responsibility for the quality or reliability of the content on external websites provided.

 

Japanese Organizations in Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces

Quebec

Organizations

Associations and Groups

Culture and Martial Arts

Japanese Language and Japanese Studies

Media

New Brunswick

Japanese Language and Japanese Studies

Newfoundland and Labrador

Japanese Language and Japanese Studies

Nova Scotia

Japanese Language and Japanese Studies

Culture and Martial Arts

Prince Edward Island

Japanese Language and Japanese Studies


Organizations - Quebec

Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre of Montreal Inc. (JCCCM)

8155 Rousselot Street
Montreal QC H2E 1Z7
President : Mr. Michio Hirai
Program Director : Mrs. Susan Shoji-Levesque
Tel: 514-728-1996
Fax: 514-728-5580
website

Japanese Cultural Committee

Coordinator: Ms. Masako Shigehisa
c/o Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre of Montreal inc.
Coordinator: Ms. Susan Shoji-Lévesque
Tel: 514-728-1996
Fax: 514-728-5580

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

website

The Japanese Garden and Pavilion

c/o Jardin botanique de Montreal
4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
Montreal QC H1X 2B2
President : Monsieur Claude Gagné
Tel: 514-872-0607
Fax: 514-872-7955
website

Canada Council for the Arts Japan-Canada Fund

The Japan-Canada Fund was created in 1988 through a gift of almost one million dollars from the Government of Japan to the Canada Council for the Arts to reinforce ties between the arts communities of the two countries.
For more information, click here


Associations and Groups - Quebec

National Association of Japanese Canadians, Quebec Chapter

P.O. Box 865, Station B
Montreal QC H3B 3K5
website

The Canada-Japan Society of Montréal

7375 Sagard
Montreal QC H2E 2S8
President: Madame Alice Bolduc
Tel: 514-721-0052
website

JETAA Quebec / Atlantic

P.O. Box 634, Station B
800 Rene-Levesque O
Montreal QC H3B 2L4
email
website

Quebec Wa Montreal

Quebec Wa Montreal seeks to bring closer together the Japanese and Quebec communities in order to foster friendly exchanges. This non-profit organization is administered by an executive committee. You can contact them by email.


Culture and Martial Arts - Quebec

Ikebana International, Montreal Chapter

President: Ms. Madeleine Murphy
email
Facebook page

Montreal Bonsai and Penjing Society

4101, Sherbrooke St. E.
Montreal QC H1X 2B2
President: Mr. Conrad Bouvier
Tel: 450-449-2340
email
website

Montreal Association of Urasenke Tankokai Federation

21 Chaudière, Kirkland QC H9H 4C8
c/o Mamiko Konishi
President: Mr. Claude Gagné
email

Japanese Calligraphy School

website

Arashi Daiko (Japanese Drum Ensemble)

8155 rue Rousselot
Montreal QC H2E 1Z7
President: Mr.Mikio Owaki
Tel: 514-522-9820 (for bookings only)
Fax: 514-274-4006
website
email

Matsu Take (Traditional Japanese music ensemble)

5561, Clark Street
Montreal QC H2T 2V5
Tel: 514-277-4665)
email
website

Komachi Montréal (Japanese dance ensemble)

President : Kayo Yasuhara
Tel : 514-886-8129 or 514-938-0637
email
website

Association quebecoise des joueurs de GO

4545,rue Pierre-de-Coubertin
Montreal QC HlV 3R2
President: Monsieur Andre Labelle
Tel: 514-252-3032
Fax: 514-251-8038
website

Ecole de manga japonais de Montreal

Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, Pavillon Lalemant,
5625 Decelles, local 1-2.06,
Montreal, QC
email
website

Origami - Montreal

President: Mr. Gerard Blais
Tel: 450-448-2530
Fax: 450-448-2530
email
Contact: Hideko Sinto

Club de Judo SHIDOKAN

5319, av. Notre-Dame-de-Grace
Montreal QC H4A 1L2
Contact : Monsieur Hiroshi Nakamura
Tel: 514-481-2424
Fax: 514-872-4585
website

Kyudo Quebec inc.

Contact: Jean-Pierre Poggy, president
Tel:514-747-4224
email
website

Karate Chito-Ryu Quebec

Association de Chito-Ryu traditionnel du Quebec
855, rue Verdure
Brossard, QC J4W 1R6
Tel: 450-465-1700
Fax: 450-466-7730
email

Canadian Dojokai Karate-Do Association

YMCA Cartierville
11885 Blvd. Laurentien, Montreal, QC, H4J 2R5
President and Chief Instructor: Mircea Dragomir, 7th DAN Shotokan-Ryu
Tel: 514-969-4482
Fax: 514-223-4782
email
website

Jojutsu Renshinkan Dojo

Contact information: Guy LeSieur, Instructor and group chief of the European Federation of Jodo.
Phone: 514-278-8723 cell: 514-806-4799
email

Montreal Kendo Club

5462 Notre Dame de Grace
Montreal, QC H4A 1L4
Contact: Martin Doré
Tel: 514-484-0878
website
email

Dojo Zen Arts martiaux (karaté Shinkyokushin)

9325A, boul. Lacordaire
St-Léonard, QC H1R 2B6
Contact: Camille Ohan
Tel: 514-322-9919
website
email

Aiki Omoto Dojo

1950 Dandurand
Montreal, QC
Contact: Raynald Fleury
Tel: 514-433-4309
website
email

Shidokan Kendo & Iaido Club

7200 Sherbrooke West
Montreal, QC, H4B 1R6 (Main Gym PG)
Contact: Chieko Kosaka and Juan Vasquez
Tel: 514-962-7237
website
email


Japanese Language and Japanese Studies - Quebec

Académie Linguistique Internationale (ALI)

1425 René-Lévesque Blvd. West, Suite 163
Montreal QC H3G 1T7
Coordinator: Akané D’Orangeville
Tel: 514-270-3886 #228
Fax: 514-270-6363
email
website

Centre d'études de l'Asie de l'Est CETASE

Université de Montréal
C.P. 6128, succ. Centre-ville
Montreal QC H3C 3J7
Director : M. Dominique Caouette
Tel: 514-343-5970
Fax: 514-343-7716
website (in French only)

Department of East Asian Studies, McGill University

3434 McTavish Street
Montreal QC H3A 1X9
Tel: 514-398-3063
Fax: 514-398-1882
website

Espace Japon

Pavillon Jean-Charles-Bonenfant, Université Laval
email
website (in French only)

École des langues vivantes, Université Laval

Pavillon Charles-de-Koninck, Local 2305
Sainte-Foy QC G1K 7P4
Directrice: Mme Silvie Faitelson-Weiser
Tel: 418-656-2321
Fax: 418-656-7018
email

Groupe d'études et de recherches sur l'Asie contemporaine (GERAC) - Université Laval

Institut québécois des Hautes Études Internationales (IQHEI)
Université Laval, Pavillon Charles de Koninck,
Sainte-Foy QC G1K 7P4
Directeur: Monsieur Frédéric Lasserre, professeur au département de géographie
Tel: 418-656-2131(poste 12435)
Fax: 418-656-3960
email

Bishop's University

Lennoxville QC J1M 1Z7
Dr. Katsunori Hizawa
Tel: 819-822-9600, ext 2437
Fax: 819-822-9720
website

Ecole de langues, UQAM

C.P.8888,succ.Centre-ville
Montreal QC H3C 3P8
Tel: 514-987-3980
Fax: 514-987-7994
email
website (in French only)

Centre conjoint de recherches en communication sur l'Asie Pacifique (UQAM)

Suite J-4351 C.P.8888, succ.Centre-ville
Montreal QC H3C 3P8
website (in French only)
Co-Director (Concordia University): Dr.Dennis Dicks
Tel: 514-848-2026
Fax: 514-848-4520

Éducation permanente, Collège d'Alma

675,boul.Auger Ouest
Alma QC G8B 2B7
Conseiller pédagogique : Monsieur Gilles Ouellet
Tel: (418) 668-7948

Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre of Montreal inc.

8155 Rousselot Street
Montreal QC H2E 1Z7
Program Director : Mrs. Susan Shoji-Levesque
Tel: 514-728-1996
Fax: 514-728-5580

CLC Montreal (Culture and Language Connections)

980 Sainte-Catherine St. W. #600
Montreal QC H3B 1E5
Tel: 514-903-8897
Fax: 438-288-4219
Mr. Arnel Javier and Ms. Keiko Ohashi
Email
Website

Centre de Langue Point 3

404,rue St-Pierre Suite 201
Montreal QC H2Y 2M2
Tel: 514-840-7228
Fax: 514-840-7111
Ms. Nobuko Nadeau and Ms. Yuriko Nadeau

Association canadienne des études asiatiques (ACEA) / Canadian Asian Studies Association (CASA)

c/oConcordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve O.
Montreal, QC H3G 1M8
Tel: 514-848-2280
Fax: 514-848-4514
email
website

Montreal Japanese Language Centre

website
email

NIHONGO Montréal

3761Saint-André Street
Montreal QC H2L 3V6
website


Media - Quebec

The Montreal Bulletin

8155 Rousselot
Montreal QC H2E 1Z7
Managing Editor (English Contact): Mary Fujiwara Burke
Tel: 514-723-5551
Fax: 514-723-5581
email
(Japanese Contact): Mrs.Yoko Saeki
5722 Leger Ave
Cote-St-Luc QC H4W 2E6
Tel: 514-489-4264
Fax: 514-489-4264


Japanese Language and Japanese Studies - New Brunswick

Department of Modern Languages & Literatures, Mount Allison University

Crabtree Building
49A York Street
Sackville NB E4L 1C7
Contact: Professor Miyako Oe
Tel: 506-364-2476
Fax: 506-364-2478
email
website

Dept. of Culture and Language Studies, University of New Brunswick

P.O. Box 4400
Fredericton NB E3B 5A3
Contact: Professor Michiko Nishijima
Tel: 506-453-4636
Fax: 506-447-3166
email
website


Japanese Language and Japanese Studies - Newfoundland and Labrador

Department of Linguistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Department of Linguistics
SN3050B

Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland, A1B 3X9
Contact: Nami Ohara
email
website


Japanese Language and Japanese Studies - Nova Scotia

Department of Modern Languages

Saint Mary's University
Halifax NS B3H 3C3
Coordinator, Asian Studies: Dr. Alexandre Soucy
Tel: (902) 420-5866
email
website

The Japanese & Canadian Cultural Exchange Society

Saint Mary’s University
Offers a variety of activities open to all students at Saint Mary's Univeristy interested in making new friends and utilizing their Japanese language studies. (Kanji classes, speech contest, preparation for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test and other casual activities).
1st Floor Help Desk, Student Centre
Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Tel : 902-496-8270
email


Culture and Martial Arts - Nova Scotia

The Halifax Shambhala Centre

Offers classes and training in the following Japanese traditional arts:

  • Bugaku (Ancient dance of the Japanese Imperial Court)
  • Kalapa Cha (The Way of Tea)
  • Kalapa Ikebana (Flower Arrangements)
  • Kyudo (The way of the bow)

1084 Tower Rd.
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y5
For information: (902) 420-1118 ext.10
Contact person: Jill Scott

Halifax Kendo Club

Classes: Kings College Gym, Dalhousie University Campus
Contact person: Steve Quinlan
email


Japanese Language and Japanese Studies - Prince Edward Island

Asian Studies, University of Prince Edward Island

Main Building #330
550 University Ave
Charlottetown PEI C1A 4P3
Contact: Dr. Mian Bagh Ali, Co-ordinator, Associate Professor of Economics
Tel: 902-566-0480
Fax: 902-566-0359
website


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