After the Career Fair a JET Welcome Back Reception was held at the Ambassador Kimihiro Ishikane’s residence. Ten JET Programme participants who returned from Japan in 2019 attended the reception, along with over 40 other JET Alumni, members of the business community, MEXT alumni, government officials, and other prominent members of the Japan-related community. Ambassador Ishikane began the evening with opening remarks, thanking the new JET alumni for their hard work and encouraging them to maintain their connection with Japan. Ms. Julia Morris, who taught in Tokushima Prefecture, then spoke about her experience in Japan on behalf of this year’s returnees. Lastly, Mr. Brandon Wallace, President of JETAA Ottawa, gave final remarks and led a toast, after which guests from various sectors mingled, discussing opportunities for future growth.
|Nine prominent Japanese and Canadian companies attended this year||Career fair participants watch a presentation by one of the companies|
|Participants in attendance||Participants speaking with company representatives|
|Ambassador Ishikane gives opening remarks at the JET Welcome Back reception||Ms. Julia Morris speaks on behalf of the 2019 JET returnees|
|Ambassador and Mrs. Ishikane and 2019 JET returnees||Reception guests|