On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., Mr. Andrew Saxton, Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board and for Western Economic Diversification, and Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, will be visiting Tonari Gumi’s new building at 42 West 8th Avenue in Vancouver in order to make a special announcement. Also in attendance will be Mr. Joji Kumagai, Chair of Tonari Gumi, other members of Tonari Gumi’s Board of Directors, volunteers and supporters. Everyone is invited to attend this event.
The grant to be awarded is for $210,090 towards the renovations being made by Tonari Gumi in its new facilities. The funds are from the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF) administered by the Department of Western Economic Diversification.