Friday, March 30, 2007

About the CJS

Vision Statement
To be the most effective, energetic group in Metropolitan Toronto dedicated to building an understanding between Japan and Canada.

Mission Statement
The Canada-Japan Society of Toronto (CJS) is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to providing opportunities to enhance understanding of Japan, Canada and Canada-Japan relations.

Established in 1981, the Society continues to be impartial and accessible, welcoming a wide spectrum of members from various backgrounds who hve a knowledge of, or interest in, Japan. Both individual and organizational/corporate memberships are available.

The Society holds frequent high quality events that include speakers on business, political, intellectual and cultural topics; organizes cultural, social and other functions; publishes a quarterly newsletter and offers occasional prizes and awards. The exchange of information and ideas is encouraged.

Organizational Structure
CJS is governed by a president and a Board of Directors, who are nominated from the general membership and elected at the Annual General Meeting to a one-year term.

The CJS is a member of the Japanese and Canadian Network Oganization.