When Judy was born British Columbia she didn’t have the right to vote because she was Japanese-Canadian. Japanese-Canadians and Indigenous people couldn’t vote in BC until 1949. Mennonites and Hutterites until 1948. Chinese-Canadians and South Asian-Canadians until 1947. Please don’t take your right to vote for granted. Get to the BC polls on Saturday October 24, 2020.
Yama Cafe in the Grandview-Woodland neighborhood is open with a takeout menu of their amazing Japanese food. They also have Japanese baked goods, other products including delicious sesame butter and cloth face masks (pre-order). The cloth face masks are made by Japanese Fabric Creations Shino. If you are in a position to, please support our local businesses. Yama Cafe is located at 2007 E. Hastings St. Please check their Facebook page below for hours as they are currently changing.
Yama Cafe: https://www.facebook.com/JapaneseStyleCafe/
Japanese Fabric Creations Shino: https://www.instagram.com/japanesefabriccreationshino