Japan

Christ Church Cathedral, one of Canada’s largest churches, will be ringing their bells on Aug. 6 and Aug. 9 in remembrance of the 75th year anniversary of the atomic bombs that fell on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria church to ring bells for 75th anniversary of atomic bombings

Bells expected at 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 6 and 11:50 a.m. on Aug. 9

 

Henry Choong is the curator of invertebrate zoology at the Royal BC Museum. He’s standing next to a collection of samples of plants and animals washed along the west coast following the 2011 tsunami in Japan. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Hundreds of foreign species still washing up on B.C. coast, eight years after tsunami

The Royal BC Museum is home to thousands of samples collected along the west coast of North America

 

Henry Choong is the curator of invertebrate zoology at the Royal BC Museum. He’s holding a sample of rope from Japan, with a sea creature known as a hydrozoa growing on it. The sample is one of the thousands collected along the west coast following the 2011 tsunami in Japan. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Hundreds of foreign species continue to wash along B.C. coast following Japanese tsunami

The Royal BC Museum is home to thousands of samples collected along the west coast of North America

 

The Furusato Dancers perform a traditional Bon Odori dance during the Japanese Cultural Fair in Esquimalt last year. The group is returning for the 2017 festival, happening this Saturday (Oct. 21) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.                                Courtesy Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society

Annual fair brings all things Japanese to Esquimalt

Victoria Nikkei society event offers traditional entertainment, food and more

The Furusato Dancers perform a traditional Bon Odori dance during the Japanese Cultural Fair in Esquimalt last year. The group is returning for the 2017 festival, happening this Saturday (Oct. 21) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.                                Courtesy Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society