On Sept 8th over 250,000 people joined 900 events, in 95 countries, demanding real action on climate, towards a fossil fuel free future.
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The Council of Canadians congratulates Indigenous leadership for an important legal victory against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project.
In response to the Federal Court of Appeals decision to quash government approvals to build the contentious pipeline, the Council of Canadians comments:
“This fight was led by First Nations who were not adequately consulted and now the government, if it persists in its flawed support of the Kinder Morgan pipeline, must entirely restart the process of listening to First Nations and respecting consent, including the right to say no,” says Maude Barlow, Honorary Chairperson of the Council of Canadians.
I remember the day that Energy East officially died, October 5th, 2017. The decision was a long time coming. Were it not the failings of the National Energy Board and the threat of the federal government...
Laurie Embree is a 70-year-old grandmother who spent her first of five days in jail on July 31st. Her offence? Blocking construction at a oil storage tank farm in protest of the planned Kinder Morgan expansion.
While over 550 wildfires burn throughout British Columbia during a state of emergency, a week of action is unfurling to stop the Kinder Morga
The Council of Canadians joined with allies in enviornmental, union, health and social justice movements in sending a letter to Ontario Premier Ford demanding action on climate change.
Since coming into office, the Ford government has:
Canadian government fails to find private buyer for Kinder Morgan boondoggle. Resistance builds, from Trudeau's own youth council to pubic town halls, Directly Affected screenings and direct action. Sign our petition to Stop the KM Buyout: https://secure.canadians.org/page/25543/petition/1
The Council of Canadians proudly joined over 50 environmental, Indigenous, human rights and faith organizations endorsing a letter to B.C. Premier John Horgan asking the province to enact a Liability for Climate-Related Harm Act.
Days after BP spilled drilling mud offshore of Nova Scotia (drilling is currently on pause), more than 25 organizations representing hundreds of thousands of Canadians have sent an open letter calling on Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna to halt BP’s offshore drilling near Sable Island National Park Reserve. The letter calls on McKenna to revisit the approval of BP’s application in light of new expert evidence that the project’s risks were not fully assessed.