- Tributes to Gerald Vandezande
Tributes to Gerald Vandezande, given at the funeral service in Toronto, July 21, 2011: Gerrit de Boer, Gerald’s brother-in-law The Hon. John McKay, Member of Parliament for Scarboro – Guildwood Mark Vander ...
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- Part III – A Rapidly Changing World: The Christian Response
This is the final in our three-part series of edited excerpts from Prof. Bob Goudzwaard’s speech ‘Living Faithfully in a Rapidly Changing World’ to CPJ’s AGM in May, 2011. In the first portion, Prof. Goudzwaard explored five ...
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- Setting the Standard
CPJ calls on the government to set the federal minimum wage high enough to raise a single person working full-time out of poverty in this brief to the federal Labour Commission's review of the federal labour code, part III. Changes to employment ...
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- A Plan for Growth, Prosperity and Public Justice?
On November 14, Finance Minister Ralph Goodale presented an economic and fiscal update that promised to deliver growth, prosperity and tax cuts. But does it deliver public justice? Reading the 2005 Federal Economic and Fiscal Update The stag ...
Story - Greg - 08/04/2011 - 14:27 - 0 comments
- A Parting Shot
It’s that time of year again. With September approaching, I must carry on CPJ tradition and post ‘the intern’s final web feature.’ As my time here at CPJ draws to a close, I can’t help but reflect on the past year, w ...
Story - Jenny - 08/22/2011 - 12:59 - 0 comments
- The passing of a CPJ founder, Gerald Vandezande
Gerald Vandezande (77) passed away peacefully in his armchair at home in Scarborough, ON early on the morning of Saturday, July 16, 2011. Gerald was one of the founders of Citizens for Public Justice in 1963, and continued to be involved ...
Page - Michael - 09/21/2011 - 14:44 - 0 comments
It’s never easy saying goodbye. Today is my last day at CPJ before I move on to a new opportunity. I deeply value the mission and work of CPJ, so it’s hard to pass the baton to others and say goodbye to the friends and partners I’ve en ...
Blog entry - Chandra - 01/02/2013 - 10:46 - 4 comments
- Living Justice and the Psalms: a Bible Study
Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) has developed a free 6 week online Bible study for individuals or groups to reflect on what the Psalms have to say about emotional, spiritual, community, and material poverty. Drawing on these biblical insights an ...
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- Faithfully living God's call: a look back at 2011
“Biblical faith,” wrote CPJ’s co-founder Gerald Vandezande, “requires us to stand for justice , not just us ”. “We are called to be public evidence in God’s good creation of an alternative way of life ro ...
Story - Simon - 01/10/2012 - 15:48 - 0 comments
- AGM 2012: A Call to Speak Truth to Power
One of CPJ’s primary mandates is to help governments understand what implications their decisions hold for people who are vulnerable and in need. So, what do we do when government decisions and policy put economic expansion ahead of caring for the ...
Story - Melodi - 05/16/2012 - 16:17 - 5 comments
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