Tonari Gumi is a grassroots community organization serving Japanese Canadian seniors and other members of the community. A home-away-from home, a place to meet friends, and a place to find support, Tonari Gumi serves the Metro Vancouver area. Visit us today!

To serve the needs of the Japanese Canadian community and extend a helping hand to seniors and others so that they can lead more independent, healthy, and enjoyable lives.

To care and inspire through the provision of services and programs to Japanese Canadian seniors and other generations through volunteerism, community involvement and the celebration of Japanese culture.

Tonari Gumi Operation info [Feb – Mar 2020] / 隣組からのお知らせ

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February News [2020] – 月報 2月号 掲載分

***  Tonarigumi Member’s Christmas Party / 隣組クリスマスパーティ *** The TG annual Christmas Party was held on Dec. 13, 2019. We appreciate that over 80 members took the time to attend the party. Homemade foods brought by the guests were set on the table as well...

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January News [2020] – 月報 1月号 掲載分

*** Inter-generational Programs for 2020 /  2020年度の世代間交流プログラム *** Over the past year, Tonari Gumi has introduced a number of new programs designed for Japanese-Canadians of all generations. These programs were based on the results of a community survey conducted in early 2019 and informal...

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The Japanese Canadian Kitchen Garden

Showcasing growing and foraging tips, and stories from seasoned gardeners. 40 delicious recipes (with vegan options) highlight these wonderful vegetables. Guides to using Japanese ingredients and methods for traditional culinary techniques are also included. LEARN MORE

Home Away From Home
The Vancouver Japanese Canadian Seniors Cookbook

Full of great ideas for any occasion. There are over 70 healthy and delicious home-style recipes for many familiar Japanese dishes. Each recipe has step-by-step directions and a colour photograph. LEARN MORE

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