Our 15th Annual Holiday Drive is just around the corner. It is the time of the year when members of the Japanese ethno-community embrace the holiday spirit and give to the less fortunate among us.
It has been an incredibly busy time here over the fall and it’s not even winter yet when we begin preparing the Holiday Drive boxes. For the organization this has been a particularly challenging time.
On October 19th(Sunday), the Waterfront Marathon sponsored by the Bank of Nova Scotia was held in downtown Toronto. More than 20,000 participants from across Canada participated in running the full marathon (42km) and the half marathon (21km) courses.
Japanese Social Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kiyoshi Dembo to the position of Special Officer and Consultant to the organization.
This is my ninth year working at JSS as a counsellor. I have been working very hard as a JSS counsellor for all these years, and although JSS has been providing quality social services to the Japanese ethno-cultural community in the GTA for about two decades,
If you are a JSS member I am sure you’ve heard of or been to our Craft Club. In 2009 I was given the opportunity to teach Etegami (picture letters) for the first time at this club. I had just retired from full-time work after immigrating to Toronto. I enjoyed staying home as a wife […]
Over 30 volunteers, board members and guests came out to the JCCC’s Hosaki Room on Sunday, November 22, 2014, to celebrate JSS’s Annual Volunteer Appreciation Party.
It has been eight years since I started teaching French home cooking. I never enjoyed cooking very much because I had never learned to do it properly. Then I read a large number of cookbooks and cooking magazines, which my mother and mother-in-law who lives in France sent to me.