Hamilton, ON – With one year to go before the next federal election, over 300 Council of Canadians supporters from coast to coast will gather in Hamilton to prepare for the crucial year to come. This Friday, the Council of Canadians opens its conference, Forging Solidarity.
Ottawa —The Council of Canadians is disappointed by Michigan Bankruptcy judge Steven Rhodes' decision to not implement a temporary restraining order which would pause the water shutoffs of people unable to pay their bills. Since March, the Detroit Water and Sewer Department has been discontinuing water service every week to 1,500 to 3,000 residents who cannot pay their bills.
Today, health coalitions from across Canada are holding press conferences and a day of action to highlight the substantial implications and the threat to universal public health care that the current court case regarding the for-profit Cambie Surgical Centre, and its co-owner Dr. Brian Day, has for all of us.