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March 5, 2015
Mary Robinson and Elaine Hughes
Chapter activists Mary Robinson and Elaine Hughes.

The Council of Canadians has requested a two week extension from the National Energy Board to their March 3rd deadline for submitting applications for the review process on the Energy East pipeline. We've requested this extension because, as Council of Canadians energy and climate justice campaigner Andrea Harden-Donahue explains, "A number of concerns with the NEB website have been brought to our attention that have led to people trying to apply, not being able to do so."

March 4, 2015

Chapter activist Roy Brady wants to make the CBC an issue in the upcoming federal election.

The Council of Canadians Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter is working to defend the CBC.

March 4, 2015

The Committee for Future Generations receives our Activist of the Year award in Saskatoon.

The Council of Canadians has been opposing a high-level nuclear waste dump in Saskatchewan since 2011.

March 4, 2015

Barlow speaks against the Raven coal mine, September 2011.

The Council of Canadians Comox Valley chapter has been opposing the Raven coal mine for almost five years.

March 3, 2015

Today is the final day the National Energy Board (NEB) is receiving applications to participate in  TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline project review. As I write this, close to 1700 applications have been submitted. From impacted landowners, farmers, First Nations and Indigenous organizations, to municipalities and provincial governments along the route, special interest groups, NGOs, and more.

The Council of Canadians has been heavily mobilizing on a number of levels around the NEB.

Let me first affirm, the NEB review is a broken process.

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