Category Archives: Photos

JETAA Canada Conference (2017)

Every year, representatives from the seven Canadian JET Alumni Association chapters gather for a national conference. This year, the conference was hosted by JETAA Northern Alberta in Edmonton, and I was given the honour to represent JETAA Q/A and attend.

Hanami with new JETs (2017)

On the afternoon of May 19, 2017, in the spirit of o-Hanami, JETAA Q/A members and new JET Programme participants gathered under the flowering trees of Westmount Park to enjoy Japanese-style snacks and beverages as well as baked goods and omiyage from an alumni recently back from trip to Japan!

AGM (2017-01-21)

On January 21, 2017, JETAA Q/A held its Annual General Meeting at Marusan Comptoir Japonais, a Japanese restaurant/pop-up Izakaya in the Old Port neighborhood. Following a brief overview of 2016-2017 events, a new executive committee was elected for the 2017-2018 term. Afterwards, two videos used during JET promotion and training were presented to attendees.

Care Packages (2017)

During their last meeting of the year, the 2016 JETAA Q/A Executive Committee signed postcards and got care packages ready for current JETs who stayed in touch with the Montreal JET Desk and contributed to improving the Pre-Departure process.

Returnees’ Reception (2016)

On December 7, a reception was held at the Residence of Consul General Kuramitsu for recent JET Returnees, in company of JETAA Q/A Executives and representatives of the local Japanese community. On this occasion, JETAA Q/A veteran Philippe Arseneau received the Award of the Consul General for his continued support of Japan through tourism, business and culture.