The National Energy Board (NEB) “Modernization” process should be suspended immediately in light of new conflicts of interest, says the Council of Canadians in a letter sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr this morning.
The federal government will not meet its commitment to end all drinking water advisories affecting First Nations communities by 2020 without significant changes to current processes, according to a new report, Glass half empty? Year 1 progress toward resolving drinking water advisories in nine First Nations in Ontario.
The Trudeau government’s broken electoral reform promise raises concerns about whether the government will undo the worst elements of the so-called “Fair” Elections Act, says the Council of Canadians.
“We are delivering a Star Wars themed letter to tell the Prime Minister that he can be a force for good by protecting lakes and rivers and investing in renewable energy,” said prairies regional organizer Brigette DePape.
Today, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order that gave Keystone XL a presidential approval.
President Trump is expected to sign an executive order today to launch the renegotiation of NAFTA, having already signed one to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. As an organization formed in response to the first free trade agreement with the U.S., the Council of Canadians is available for comment.
Two-thirds of Ontarians want Nestlé to sell its Elora well to the Township of Centre Wellington. These are the findings of a new poll by Oraclepoll Research, released yesterday by the Council of Canadians.
Ninety-three per cent of Ontarians want the provincial government to prioritize drinking water needs of communities over bottled water takings. These are the findings of a new poll by Oraclepoll Research, released today by the Council of Canadians.
Nestlé Waters Canada proposed a “partnership” for its third well in Ontario with Centre Wellington township on Monday. The Council of Canadians is available for comment about Nestlé's proposal and its bottled water takings in Ontario.
The implementation act to pass the Canada-Europe Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), Bill C-30, is expected to go to a vote on second reading in the House of Commons this afternoon. The Council of Canadians is available for comment about the imminent vote on the controversial deal.
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