The Council of Canadians will be both outside and inside a Vancouver court room on Tuesday, September 6 for the start of up to six months of hearings on a lawsuit that has major implications for the future of our public health care system.
While debate rages in Europe about CETA, the Canada-EU trade agreement, a new report warns that the deal could lower food safety standards.
Saint John, NB - TransCanada’s human health risk assessment falls short in many crucial areas, says an independent expert with over 20 years experience in health and environmental risk assessment. This warning raises new concerns about TransCanada’s announcement that it plans to double the capacity of the Red Head tank farm and terminal following the cancellation of the Cacouna terminal in...
A bitumen spill would bring widespread, devastating economic and environmental impacts to region
Saint John, NB – Monday, August 8 marks the beginning of the National Energy Board’s panel sessions reviewing the Energy East pipeline. These sessions are taking place at the time as communities across Saskatchewan are still reeling from the recent Husky Energy oil spill in the North Saskatchewan River.
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.