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2016 Tohoku Intern Program is underway!

Tohoku Intern Program Update!

The 2016 Tohoku Internship Program is in full swing with 13 students at internships with different companies from and related to the CCCJ’s membership. Students arrived at Tokyo station on Sunday the 13th and have been at their internships since Monday.

March 16, 2016

Intern Project Announcement

In spring break 2013, CCCJ members and friends together with NPO, Ganbatte 365, brought down 11 high school students from Takata SHS in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture for a week of home stay and work experience in the big city. CCCJ Members offered their homes and their companies to help make the project a success and an unforgettable experience for the kids. Everyone who participated came away feeling great about their involvement. Here is a short video documenting the project:

February 18, 2014

Canpotex Donates $100,000 to the Typhoon Haiyan Fund in the Philippines

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Canpotex Limited (Canpotex) announces a US $100,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross to assist in relief efforts in the Philippines, following the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (typhoon) on November 3, 2013.

Steve Dechka, Canpotex’s President and Chief Executive Officer, stated that this donation validates Canpotex’s focus on long-term relationships and commitment to its Philippines’ loyal customers and their affected families and country.

November 22, 2013

CCCJ Welcomes High School Students from Rikuzentakata, Iwate

Rikuzentakata Kids Internship and Homestay in Tokyo

The CCCJ welcomes 11 fine young teenagers from Takata Senior High School, Rikuzentakata, Iwate-ken, who arrived on Sunday the 24th for a week of home stay and work experience.  CCCJ members led by Neil van Wouw, Ray Pedersen, Ken Arbour and Robert Fuller organized the business community to open their homes and offices and their hearts to these fine young people from one of Tohouku’s hardest hit areas.

Congratulations to all of the home parents and offices and a big Canadian welcome to these young people!

March 25, 2013