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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.

7 essentials of a Just Transition

Just transition briefing note for Members of Parliament

It’s imperative that Members of Parliament table the Council of Canadians’ just transition petition calling for legislation to meaningfully address ...
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Just Transition explainer human, workers’, and Indigenous rights

Just transition explainer: human, workers’, and Indigenous rights

As we get closer to the date when the federal government will be releasing their just transition policy, it is ...
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New Year’s Resolution: Flood Parliament for a Just Transition

You are invited to join our “Flood Parliament for a Just Transition!” action event. Learn more about the campaign and ...
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MEDIA RELEASE: MEXICO UNDER PRESSURE FROM U.S. OVER GMO AND GLYPHOSATE BAN

MEDIA RELEASE: MEXICO UNDER PRESSURE FROM U.S. OVER GMO AND GLYPHOSATE BAN

Ottawa/Cobourg - The Council of Canadians, along with organizations representing Canadian farmers, workers, consumers, public health, and sustainable agriculture constituencies ...
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Taxing Canada’s billionaires: a climate solution

Wealth disparity is growing. The richest people in Canada hold more political and economic power than ever while regular working ...
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Sovereignty?

Sovereignty Matters

Indigenous peoples did not give up their duty to the land and Indigenous sovereignty was acknowledged through the negotiation process ...
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Made in Canada (still) Matters!

Reports on “public-private partnership” (P3) contracts show how transit is going from a public good to an income generator for ...
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Protect the moose

As moose populations in La Verendrye Park collapse, the Anishnabe have the answers

As governments and the public gather in Tiohtià:ke (so-called Montreal) for the UN Conference on Biodiversity, Indigenous peoples are reminding ...
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MEDIA RELEASE: As parents feel the strain of mounting RSV cases, Big Pharma price-gouging keeps RSV-prevention drug out of reach.

MEDIA RELEASE: As parents feel the strain of mounting RSV cases, Big Pharma price-gouging keeps RSV-prevention drug out of reach.

It’s time for the government to intervene on sky-high pricing for Palivizumab (brand name Synagis). THE COUNCIL OF CANADIANSFOR IMMEDIATE ...
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big pharma pricegouging

Protecting children’s health means investigating Big Pharma price-gouging

In the midst of a ferocious respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) season that has seen pediatric hospitals swamped with severely ill ...
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Care, not profit. Defend public health care in Ontario

“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” It’s a maxim that has been part of the 1%’s playbook for ...
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Bill 1 Queen for a day?

Queen for a day?

Like all good lies, there is a kernel of truth at the centre of Smith’s bill. Alberta (and, to a ...
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