The people of Grassy Narrows First Nation have been waiting for more than 50 years for our governments to address the terrible mercury contamination of their territory.
Mark Calzavara's blog
Our organizations are deeply disappointed that the federal government has failed to take decisive action to guarantee that survivors of mercury poisoning at Grassy Narrows will get the medical care they need and deserve.
The people of Ontario are better than this government.
Nestlé’s permit to pump groundwater out of Aberfoyle, Ontario for its bottled water empire expired two years ago. Since then, Nestlé has continued aggressively pumping. And earlier today, it surpassed taking its 2 billionth litre of water on that expired permit.
Jericho House Board Chair Wayne Badaway signs the certificate as our Executive Director Molly Kane looks on.
The Council of Canadians welcomed the latest Blue Community into the fold yesterday. Jericho House in Wainfleet, Ontario is a youth leadership, social & ecological justice, and spirituality centre just a stone’s throw from Lake Erie on the Niagara Peninsula. Our new Executive Director, Molly Kane delivered the Blue Community certificate yesterday afternoon to Jericho House’s Board of Directors.The community sited their proximity to Lake Erie and a prolific spring in the conservation area next to their property amongst their reasons for wanting to commit to the principles of being a Blue Community.
You’ve likely heard that Doug Ford has tabled his first budget bill. In it, his PC party proposes deep cuts to important government services that will undermine support for the most vulnerable people in Ontario.
Last week, I gave $125 to the Liberal Party of Canada. That was the price of joining their exclusive “Laurier Club,” which gave me access to a swanky high-end donor event featuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a luxurious Toronto hotel.
Tell the government your thoughts on Teedon Pit, a gravel pit that already threatens an aquifer containing the purest groundwater ever tested.
This is a shocking new report that the Ontario government is dragging its feet on commitments to search for mercury at the infamous Dryden mill site. Please take a moment to send an email to the federal and provincial governments in support of the people of #GrassyNarrows.
This morning, our worst fears were confirmed. The Ontario NDP released yet more leaked documents that further reveal Doug Ford’s scheme to privatize health care services across Ontario.