- Bob Goudzwaard: Living Faithfully in a Rapidly Changing World
Where is our world heading? What is a Christian response to this direction? Is hope possible in these seemingly dark times? These are all questions that Bob Goudzwaard, a long-time friend of CPJ explored on Thursday, May 12 following CPJ&r ...
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- National poverty reduction strategy
Canada needs a NATIONAL POVERTY REDUCTION STRATEGY CPJ socio-economic policy analyst Greg deGroot-Maggetti (right, pictured with Conservative MP Rick Dystra) told the House of Commons finance committee in September. If Canada is going to achi ...
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- Canada's two-tier food system?
Where do the federal political parties stand on hunger and hungry people? What is their poverty reduction strategies? We are all probably aware that annual food drives for our local food banks have become a permanent feature in our communities. ...
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- Gerald Vandezande - public justice advocate
(About Us, Updates and Actions, Gerald Vandezande, Our People, Faith & Public Life) ...
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- Gerald Vandezande - biography
Born on a snowy Christmas Day in 1933, in Ymuiden, the Netherlands, Gerald Vandezande lived his life reading and sharing the Gospel with others. Gerry, as he liked to be known, believed that as Christians it was our duty to integrate the teachings of th ...
Story - Daniela - 07/26/2011 - 10:22 - 0 comments
- Gerald: Accomplishments
If, as Martin Luther King Jr. wrote, the ultimate measure of a man is where he stands at times of challenge and controversy, Gerald Vandezande was truly an exceptional man. Gerry, as he liked to be known, never backed down from a challenge when it cam ...
Story - Daniela - 07/26/2011 - 10:30 - 0 comments
- Gerrit de Boer, Gerald’s brother-in-law
It has not been easy for Gerry in the last years. Sometimes in conversation he would tap the side of his head to get that thought out. But even with that, Gerald was still phoning politicians, involved with social advocacy groups, helping family. Ge ...
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- Speaking notes for The Hon. John McKay M.P. Scarborough - Guildwood
Gerry referred to me with his slight Dutch lilt as his brother, so I am pleased to be asked to say a few words in tribute to “my brother” today. You know, when Gerry called or visited, you knew he was going to bring “an ...
Story - Visitor - 07/26/2011 - 13:51 - 0 comments
- Mark Vander Vennen’s remarks, “For Gerald”
Wynne, Jan and Paul, Karen and Steve, Gerald and Wynne’s grandchildren, extended family and friends: Gerald asked me to share a few memories and reflections at this event, and I am honoured to do so. My friendship with Gerald began in 1981 ...
Story - Visitor - 07/26/2011 - 14:01 - 0 comments
- For a Celebration of Gerald Vandezande’s hope and life
An unusual person has left our company on this earth, he who was a relentless, indefatigable and blessed peace-maker. Gerald changed the direction of my life for good, as he did for many others. So as friends and acquaintances we mourn the loss of G ...
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