Canada's Old Friend Across the Pacific

This week, Canada hosts His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan, as our two countries celebrate the 80th anniversary of our formal diplomatic relationship.

David Tkachuk
Published: Wednesday, 07/08/2009 12:00 am EDT

This week, Canada hosts His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan, as our two countries celebrate the 80th anniversary of our formal diplomatic relationship. This visit presents an excellent opportunity to further strengthen the already profound ties between Canada and Japan.

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