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Become a Member

Tonari Gumi Membership

Your membership fee will go towards supporting Tonari Gumi’s aim of caring for, inspiring and enhancing the welfare and wellbeing of Japanese Canadians who live in the Metro Vancouver area. For only $40, you can join for a year until December 2024.

Membership Benefits

With a Tonari Gumi membership, not only are you helping support members of the Japanese Canadian community, you receive a number of benefits.

  1. Access to member-only programs; discounted or free programs

  2. Complimentary access to the monthly Life Seminar series

  3. Member discount on Meals-On-Wheels lunch boxes

  4. Borrow books and DVDs from the Japanese language library

  5. Receive a Tonari Gumi birthday card in celebration of your birthday

  6. Receive TG Newsletter and program information via post or email

  7. Eligibility to serve on the Tonari Gumi Board of Directors and vote at the AGM


To become a member or for more information, call us on 604-687-2172 or email us at

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