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In support of our campaigns and organizing, we publish insightful research and hard-hitting analysis and keep our members and supporters informed.

Private health care is a poison pill

Private health care is a poison pill

On July 16th Canada’s premiers gathered in Halifax, and were met by about 300 people with a clear message: private ...
Kebaowek First Nation challenged approval of Chalk River nuclear waste dump in federal court

Kebaowek First Nation challenged approval of Chalk River nuclear waste dump in federal court

On July 10th and 11th, Kebaowek First Nation appeared before Justice Julie Blackhawk to make their case appealing the approval ...
one boilwater advisory is one too many

Delivering the water drops on National Indigenous Peoples Day

On Friday, June 21st, the Council of Canadians team celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day by bringing messages from students across ...
Sustainable Jobs Act Passed! What's next?

The Sustainable Jobs Act has become law. Now what? 

The Sustainable Jobs Act, a key piece of legislation for workers and the climate, finally received royal assent last week ...
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 ...
One step closer to public pharmacare

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 ...