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Oil and gas corporations contribute to high grocery prices too

Oil and gas corporations contribute to high grocery prices too

The affordability crisis and the climate crisis are intimately linked – and our decision-makers are still not holding the corporations ...
Council of canadians on cusma review

Council of canadians on cusma review

When the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was renegotiated into the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in July 2020, the ...
African Blue communties

Welcoming the first Blue Communities on the African continent! 

The global network of Blue Communities is growing day by day. Last month, three African organizations became the first on ...
The Pharmacare Act has passed third reading. Here’s what comes next.

The Pharmacare Act has passed third reading. Here’s what comes next.

We have passed a crucial milestone in the fight for pharmacare. Together, we can make pharmacare a reality and ensure ...
Council of Canadians welcomes progress on pharmacare legislation

Council of Canadians welcomes progress on pharmacare legislation

Ottawa – The Pharmacare Act (Bill C-64) is expected to pass third reading in the House of Commons later today ...
Corporate lobbyists dominate hearings for Pharmacare Act

Corporate lobbyists dominate hearings for Pharmacare Act

Last week, the Standing Committee on Health held two days of hearings on Bill C-64, the Pharmacare Act. The Council ...
Briefing note on Bill C-64 (Pharmacare Act) for the Standing Committee on Health

Briefing note on Bill C-64 (Pharmacare Act) for the Standing Committee on Health

This is a copy of the briefing note that the Council of Canadians submitted to the parliamentary Standing Committee on ...
Boycotts work! Are you boycotting Loblaws?

What’s up with the Loblaws boycott? 

Since May 1, people across the country have been boycotting Loblaws and any affiliated grocery stores as a part of ...
We’ve seen claims of ‘Common Sense’ before and it wasn’t pretty

We’ve seen claims of ‘Common Sense’ before and it wasn’t pretty

Originally published in the Toronto Star Memory is a powerful thing. We all have memories of beautiful moments that come ...
Pundits regularly attacked pharmacare without disclosing Big Pharma ties

Pundits regularly attacked pharmacare without disclosing Big Pharma ties

Dozens of op-eds opposing pharmacare from think tank analysts did not reveal their authors’ conflicts of interest ...
The Conference Board of Canada: Putting a respectable face on Big Pharma spin

The Conference Board of Canada: Putting a respectable face on Big Pharma spin

When the Pharmacare Act came up for debate in the House of Commons, Conservative MPs rose to speak against it ...
Celebrating 25 years in Campbell River

Campbell River Chapter marks 25th anniversary with an Earth Day celebration

In celebration of Earth Day and our 25th anniversary on April 22nd, 2024, our Council of Canadians Campbell River chapter ...