As the premiers arrive in Whitehorse this week for the Council of the Federation, the Council of Canadians is available to comment on the urgent need to negotiate a new Canada Health Accord that includes a fair funding formula and universal pharmacare.
Ottawa – Today, the European Commission recommended that the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the EU go to the EU parliament as a mixed agreement, meaning that it will require the approval of national parliaments.
Ottawa – With the “three amigos” – U.S. President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto – meeting in Ottawa today, representatives of groups from the three countries urged them to not ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
This morning the Council of Canadians dropped banners off overpasses in Toronto and set up a pirate radio station for commuters to learn more about the 200,000 Ontarians without access to public health insurance.
On the eve of the “Three Amigos” summit in Ottawa, a new Angus Reid Institute poll on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) shows a stunning rejection by Canadians of the free trade agenda the summit aims to advance. This matches the growing sentiment against free trade in the United States.
Ottawa – When the “three amigos” – U.S. President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto – meet in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 29, leading Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) opponents will be there to challenge the controversial deal.
A new federal review of environmental legislation weakened by the Harper government has just been announced this afternoon. The Council of Canadians is available for comment.
The Council of Canadians is thrilled to see the report today from Elections Canada showing a dramatic increase in youth voter turnout.
Ottawa — With the official review of the Energy East pipeline launching today, a large cross-section of community and environmental organizations representing hundreds of thousands of Canadians said if the National Energy Board’s revised review process, which is already beleaguered with problems, is credible it will show there is no social licence for Energy East, and the pipeline can’t and won’...