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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.

South Okanagan New Chapter

A Warm Welcome to the South Okanagan Chapter

The chapter brings together Council of Canadians supporters from communities across BC’s southern interior, including Peachland, Summerland, Penticton, Okanagan Falls, ...
Statement: Arms Embargo Now!

Statement: Arms Embargo Now!

The Council of Canadians has joined organizations and unions across the country, representing over 2 million people, to call on ...
Big Pharma's Intellectual Echo Chambers

Big Pharma’s ‘Intellectual Echo Chambers’ and the fight to lower drug prices in Canada  

In 1998, a tobacco industry lobbyist John F. Scruggs coined the term “echo chamber” in a memo to his employer ...
Canada is already burning

Canada’s already on fire

Summer is just around the corner – and this year, it unfortunately might be more appropriate to call it Fire ...
A tribute to David Greenfield

Memoriam for David Greenfield 

It is with great sadness that we share that David Greenfield, a great leader of the Council of Canadians Saskatoon ...
Federal budget a missed opportunity to secure pharmacare’s future

Federal budget a missed opportunity to secure pharmacare’s future

Budget 2024 casts doubt on whether the Liberals have the resolve to face down corporate pressure and implement and expand ...
Federal Budget Response: 2024

FEDERAL BUDGET RESPONSE: 2024

The 2024 Federal Budget is a clear attempt by the Liberal government to appeal to popular progressive sentiments without making ...
Sustainable Jobs Passed

Sustainable Jobs Act finally passes!

Despite significant obstruction by the Conservative party over the last year, the Act is now on its way to the ...
Federal budget falls short on pharmacare promise 

Federal budget falls short on pharmacare promise 

Press Release For Immediate Release Statement from Nikolas Barry-Shaw, Council of Canadians campaigner for public pharmacare: OTTAWA – “This budget ...
Nuclear waste hidden Pristine lands bear silent burden Community's voice lost.

Buried secrets and unheard voices

Canada plans to abandon its most radioactive nuclear waste without real community consent ...
profit is not the cure

profit is not the cure

Canada stands at a crossroads. For many Canadians, access to health care—the lack of family doctors, backlogs of surgeries, and ...
Open letter supporting the right of the people of Mexico to determine their own relationship with corn

Open letter supporting the right of the people of Mexico to determine their own relationship with corn

The Council of Canadians has signed this open letter led by the National Farmer's Union in solidarity with farmers in ...