C O N S T I T U T I O N
The Canada-Japan Friendship Association
Decided on 1st
Revised on 15th July,1984
Revised on 21st March,1989
Revised on 31st March,1997
1. The association shall be called
'Canada-Japan Friendship Association'.
2. The aim of the association is
to promote mutual understanding and good will between the
peoples of Canada
We learn and teach mutual culture, education, sports, welfare and
economy in the world
and seek happiness of the human beings to walk together
on the friendship road.
3, Members of the association shall consist of
corporations and individuals who have interest in
Multiculture crossing and
its understanding. Corporations and individuals defined above shall be eligible
to membership subject to the approval of the Board of Directors.
Members shall elect Directors and Auditors who constitute the Board of
Directors.The Board of Directors is the govering body of the
association.President and vice-president(s)shall be elected from
5. There shall be two categories of members:
members paying annual dues of \10,000
Individule members paying annual dues
6.The association shall hold a General Meeting once a year and
the following items shall be
submitted for discution:
statement of accounts
(2)Alternation of the constitution of the
(3)Other important matters
7.The financial year of the
Association shall begin on 1st January and terminate on 31st December of the
This association was established by Rev.Canon
Nakayama in 1948. He had had a lot of effort
to promote mutual understanding
between the Japanese and the Canadian in Canada and in the
publishing and education.
From 1984 this association has sent friendship
ambassadors to Canada,and also accepted Canadian
and students for their
homestays in Japan.
In 1998 this association had an award of excellence
of international programs 'Creating thr Mozaic Acelebration of Canadian
Children's Culture-Simon Fraser University by Canadian Association for
University Continuing Education.
This socity has promoted the Japanese
people and foreign people living in Japan to learn
and study in secondary
schools,college and universities in Canada.
To introduce Canada and the
people, this association has had a lot of exibision of
pictures and drawings,etc
(2003. 12. 15)