About Us

Let Justice Flow Collage

CPJ’s song: Let Justice Flow

CPJ’s song, Let Justice Flow, was written by Doug Romanow for our 30th anniversary in 1993. You can purchase the score (written music) below. PDF copy (via email) Cost of music score in PDF format: 5 CAD. A PDF version will be emailed to you. Canadian orders (includes shipping and handling) Cost per printed copy:…

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Finding My Voice

CPJ has an important role to play in our Canadian society. We need to have an eye on the Canadian government to help assure that the policies developed to represent the best of public justice.

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Staff

Contact Us CPJ has nine paid staff who work together in program and administrative positions in the pursuit of public justice. CPJ staff are available for speaking at events, workshops, or meetings of your organization, church, school or community group. Please contact us for more information at ac.jpc@jpc, or 613-232-0275, using the extensions listed below….

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Join CPJ

By becoming a CPJ member, you can join others in a community devoted to fulfilling God’s call to do justice and love our neighbourRead more

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Public Justice

CPJ’s principled approach to public policy is captured in the concept of public justice. Rooted in Scripture, public justice unfolds in human history as God continues with redemptive work in creation. It provides norms for decision-making, not a recipe book for good government, a formula for a just society, or a list of isolated moral issues for Christians to address.

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Vision and Mission

Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) promotes public justice in Canada by shaping key public policy debates through research and analysis, publishing and public dialogue. CPJ encourages citizens, leaders in society and governments to support policies and practices which reflect God’s call for love, justice, and the flourishing of Creation.

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CPJ’s contribution to public life

CPJ’s uniqueness is characterized by its ability to play a vital role in the debate around the fundamental direction of our society. Our contribution includes not simply developing and promoting policy alternatives, but more specifically doing so in the context of the core values and principles which shape society and public policy. This unique approach enables us to speak to, and dialogue with, a broad cross-section of Canadian society.

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CPJ’s take on Faith and Politics

For CPJ, our faith calls out beyond apathy or powerlessness. It calls us to a faith that opens us to our common humanity, our calling to love God by loving our neighbour also in our political life together.

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What We Do

In keeping with its mission to promote public justice in Canada, CPJ shapes key public policy debates through research and analysis, publishing and public dialogue. CPJ also encourages citizens, leaders in society and governments to support policies and practices which reflect God’s call for love and justice. We often work with other organizations and coalitions on specific concerns.

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