News - Culture and Society

Social Innovation Japan Official Launch

In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of individuals, organisations and companies tackling social and environmental issues in Japan.

Entrepreneurs, nonprofit organisations, and big businesses continue to push boundaries and find innovative ways to address the defining issues of our time, from climate change to the refugee crisis and beyond.

May 22, 2017

TOTEM - Cirque du Soleil Japan Tour

Cirque du Soleil is coming to Japan with yet another spectacular show - TOTEM.

"TOTEM follows the human species from original amphibian state to ultimate desire to fly. The characters evolve on a stage, evoking a giant turtle, the symbol of origin for many ancient civilizations. TOTEM explores the ties that bind Man to other species, his dreams and his infinite potential."

January 27, 2016

Lest we ever forget. N'oublions jamais.

The CCCJ Chair and Vice-Chair at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Remembrance Day weekend.

"I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its stupidity."

- Dwight David Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe and 34th President of the United States. Address before the Canadian Club, Ottawa, Canada, 1/10/46

November 10, 2014