We opened 2012 celebrating the life and passion of CPJ’s co-founder Gerald Vandezande. A member of the Order of Canada and a tireless Christian activist throughout his life, Gerald passed away in July 2011. Yet in a two-day event in February, and in our pursuit of public justice throughout 2012, we continued to look to Gerald’s example for inspiration. Read more about Celebrating 2012: A Year of Inspired Leadership
For nearly 50 years now, CPJ has been bearing witness to God's call for love, justice and stewardship in the Canadian public sphere. Together, we have diligently worked for public justice and the common good. In this feature, we look back and celebrate what we accomplished in 2011. Read more about Faithfully living God's call: a look back at 2011
"For we are what he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand to be our way of life"
These are the words with which we greeted 2010. And, these are the words that we came back to again and again throughout the year as we were blessed by strong supporters, rich relationships, new ideas, critical openings, and profound faith. As we look back, we praise God for the many blessing we have received, and we extend our thanks to you, our faithful readers and supporters for that that you have done – and continue to do – to enable us to be successful agents of change. Blessings for 2011! Read more about Celebrating our Successes in 2010 – Thanks to You!
One of CPJ's founders and a recognized name in religious and political circles, Gerald Vandezande's life has been one of faithfulness, commitment and passion. Starting with his humble beginnings, the article outlines some life lessons from this Christian social activist.
Giving thanks for 45 years of God’s faithfulness and looking ahead to CPJ’s new presence in Ottawa characterized CPJ’s 2008 Annual General Meeting. Read more about CPJ celebrates 45 years and heralds next chapter
In this 45th anniversary year, we look back with thankfulness to the many different people who helped lay the foundations for CPJ and public justice in Canada. From the founding members to our new supporters, CPJ has been blessed with many dedicated, strong voices for justice. Read more about Taking up the mantle – CPJ gives thanks
"I see CPJ’s role as bringing a very strong justice perspective to policy discussion, engaging seriously with government debates, and presenting doable policy alternatives." Read more about CPJ in Ottawa: Making Public Justice Front and Centre
Address delivered by Gerald Vandezande at a reception the day he was awarded a honorary doctorate from the Institute of Christian Studies, on Oct. 20, 2006. Read more about Convocation address: hope-filled advocacy
At a special convocation on October 20, 2006, the Institute for Christian Studies (ICS) honoured Mr. Gerald Vandezande by awarding him the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters. Read more about Gerald Vandezande awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters