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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The implementation act to pass the Canada-Europe Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), Bill C-30, has passed second reading in the House of Commons today.
The Canadian government has fumbled a critical opportunity to be a climate leader, diversify the economy and create sustainable jobs, says the Council of Canadians. Today’s announcement clashes with the government’s decision to support the planned 30 per cent increase in pipeline capacity, and Alberta’s oil sands emission cap that allows emissions from that sector to increase by 43 per cent.
Today, the Council of Canadians’ Water Campaigner Emma Lui called on the federal government to restore and enhance protections for every lake and every river at the last day of the Standing Committee meetings on the Navigation Protection Act, formerly the Navigable Waters Protection Act.
The proposal from a Senate committee to extend the controversial Energy East pipeline through Nova Scotia is a shell game to save the Energy East pipeline, but makes no sense from an environmental and climate change perspective, says the Council of Canadians.
The Council of Canadians stands in solidarity with Nova Scotia teachers and their constitutional right to a fair collective bargaining process.