shapeimage_1Welcome to the website of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre of Montreal (JCCCM). Formally established as a non-profit, community organization in 1975, the JCCCM serves as a meeting point for the Japanese Canadian community as well as for all those interested in Japanese culture in the Greater Montreal Area. In particular, the Centre provides a focal point where the unique history and cultural heritage of the Montreal Japanese Canadian community can be sustained, promoted, and shared by all, irrespective of cultural background. With the changing demographic nature of the community, particularly the influx of immigration from Japan (from post-war to the present) as well as a large interest from individuals of non-Japanese heritage, the JCCCM also offers and supports a variety of cultural, educational, social, and recreational activities to promote and develop a spirit of mutual understanding, appreciation, and cooperation between all facets of our diverse community as well as with the general public.

Opening Hours

The JCCCM’s office hours are Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.

The regular Library Hours

**** The JCCCM Library will be closed on Sunday, September 1, and the office will be closed on Monday, September 2, for Labor Day. Thank you for your understanding. ****



We’re pleased announce that our current members, upon presentation of their membership card, can benefit from discounts at various businesses around town. We’re adding new participants regularly, so check our website often!

<”Kaiwa” Language exchange: Sunday, September 8, 2 pm – 4 pm>

To participate, we request a donation of minimum $2 (minimum $1 for members). Hope to see you there! For about this exchange group, click here

<Knife sharpening service: Monday, September 9, 10 am – noon>

Due to popular demands, we only can accept up to 2 knives per person. Fees for this service: $10/knife for JCCCM member, $15/knife for non-member. For details, click here.

 <Kimono Workshop: Monday, September 9, 10 am – noon>

 Bring your Yukata or Kimono along with the accessories. For details, click here.

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