Received in style (left) From left to right: John Tennant, BCom'63; Yukio Sadamori, MBA'77, Director, McGill Society of Japan; Dr. Minoru Fukada; Mrs. Phyllis Shapiro; Principal Bernard Shapiro; Barbara Tennant; Mrs. Takeo Fukada, Manager, McGill Society of Japan and Dr. Yasuaki Suzuki, MBA'66, President, McGill Society of Japan. Collective wisdom in Tokyo (right): Mito Mackin, BA'96, Akiko Takai, Yoko Sano, BEd'94, and Makiko Tanaka, BCom'95.
Principal Bernard Shapiro and his wife Phyllis visited Tokyo and Osaka on November 12, 1996, to speak with graduates and meet with other university leaders. Many people contributed generously of their time to make the voyage a success. John Tennant, BCom'63, of the Canadian Embassy and McGill anthropology professor Fumiko Ikawa-Smith are especially to be congratulated.