Japanese Canadian Historic Places Nominations

Nominations are now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations for B.C. historic places of significance to Canadians of Japanese descent. We received a wide range of nominations, from islands to monuments, and neighbourhoods and parks.

For more information about this project, please visit:

» Japanese Canadian Historic Places Project

Here is a list of some of the nominations we received.

  • Ucluelet
  • Steveston
  • North Pacific Cannery
  • Japantown neighbourhood, Vancouver
  • 9245 Wood Street, Burnaby
  • Eagle Pass Road Camp (Between Sicamous and Revelstoke)
  • Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre, 306 Josephine Street, New Denver
  • Rogers Pass National Historic Site
  • Vernon Japanese Cultural Society Centre or "Japanese Hall"
  • Murakami House and Murakami Boatworks
  • Nokai organizational co-operatives (Haney/Maple Ridge)
  • Japanese Kindergarten on 11739 – 223 Street (Haney/Maple Ridge)
  • Japanese Language School (Haney) was held at the Japanese Community Hall (Haney/Maple Ridge)
  • The Vancouver Buddhist Church
  • Oppenheimer Park
  • Vancouver Japanese Language School and Community Hall
  • Tashme (Japanese Canadian Internment Camps, BC)
  • Greenword (Japanese Canadian Internment Camps, BC)
  • New Denver (Japanese Canadian Internment Camps, BC)
  • Slocan Extension – Bay Farm, Slocan City, Popoff Farm, and Lemon Creek (Japanese Canadian Internment Camps, BC)
  • Rosebery (Japanese Canadian Internment Camps, BC)
  • Kaslo (Japanese Canadian Internment Camps, BC)
  • Sandon (Japanese Canadian Internment Camps, BC)
  • Bridge River
  • Minto Mine
  • East Lillooet
  • McGillivray Falls
  • Industrial & POW Camps Sugar Beet Projects, Westwold
  • Industrial & POW Camps Sugar Beet Project, Taylor Lake
  • Murakami family on Saltspring Island
  • Charcoal kilns Salt Spring Island
  • Abandoned village site and beach at Clayoquot Island (also known as Stubbs Island on nautical charts)
  • Miyazaki House
  • Site of Coal Mine No. 5, Cumberland
  • 1910 Rogers Pass Avalanche Accident Site Model and Snow Shed 17 signboard at Rogers Pass Discovery Centre
  • Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre
  • Nitobe's Rock (Future Japanese garden) Glacier House in Glacier National Park
  • 1910 Rogers Pass Avalanche Memorial Monument / Garden: Rogers Pass Summit of the Glacier National Park
  • No. 1 Japanese Townsite, Village of Cumberland
  • Japanese Cemetery, Cumberland
  • Village of Cumberland
  • Chemainus
  • Mayne Island
  • St. Andrew’s Church, Kaslo
  • Vancouver Buddhist Temple
  • UBC Point Grey Campus
  • Kamloops Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temple
  • Wong’s Market
  • Saito House
  • T. Maikawa Store
  • Berth for Ocean Vessels Victoria
  • Japanese Bazaar
  • Japanese Methodist Mission Church
  • Langham Cultural Centre
  • Morimoto Boat Shop and Claxton Cannery
  • Newcastle Island and Area
  • Osawa Hotel
  • Prince Rupert Boat Building
  • Ross Bay Cemetery
  • Sunrise Sawmill and Koyama's Fish Camp
  • Tamura Building
  • West Coast of Vancouver Island
  • 1505 Nasookin Road
  • Annieville Slough
  • BC Heritage Japanese Canadian Historic sites and persons
  • Berth for Ocean Vessels New Westminster
  • Britannia Shipyard Boat Building
  • Christian Churches
  • Cumberland
  • Don and Lion Islands
  • Duncan, Paldi, Chemainus
  • Fanny Bay
  • Fraser Valley
  • Haida Gwaii - Ikeda Bay
  • Hastings Park
  • Kogawa House
  • Miyazaki House
  • Mt. Manzo Nagano
  • Nanaimo Boat Building
  • North Pacific Cannery
  • Oceans Fall
  • Royston Lumber Company
  • Service to Community
  • Stanley Park WWI Cenotaph
  • Surrey
  • Tairiku Building
  • William Head Quarantine Station
  • Britannia Shipyards
  • Hop Farm Campbell Creek
  • Joy Kogawa House
  • Royston Buddhist Church
  • Nikkei National Museum
  • Mountain View Cemetery
  • Hastings Park
  • Celtic Japanese School
  • Fraser Mills Japanese Language School
  • Kitsilano Japanese Language School
  • Kyoritsu Chemainus Japanese Language School
  • Port Essington Japanese Language School
  • Langham Culture Society
  • Vancouver Japanese Language School
  • Whonnock Japanese Language School
  • Woodfibre Japanese Language School
  • Tashme
  • Myowa Gakuen, Vancouver
  • Christina Lake
  • Taylor Lake
  • Bridge River
  • Popoff Internment Camp
  • Lemon Creek Internment Camp
  • Silvery Slocan Social Centre
  • Bay Farm Internment Camp
  • Japanese Church of the Ascension
  • St. Andrews Anglican Church
  • Celtic Japanese Language School
  • #5 Japanese Town
  • 10 Maple Street, Cumberland
  • Steveston Buddhist Temple
  • Kelowna Buddhist Temple
  • Vernon Buddhist Temple
  • Kamloops Buddhist Temple
  • Tonari Gumi
  • UBC Pacific Bell Tower
  • Galiano Island Charcoal Pits
  • Ocean View Burial Park
  • Mountain View Cemetery
  • Port Alberni Cemetery
  • UBC Special Collections
  • Westminster Abbey
  • T Maikawa Store
  • Nippon Auto Supply
  • Strawberry Hill
  • Ocean Falls
  • Skeena Buddhist Temple
  • Japanese Canadian Memorial Monument
  • Oikawa Island
  • Annacis Island
  • Sato Island
  • Japanese Camp in the Seymour Valley

 




 

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