Chapter highlights

November 2, 2018
Montreal Chapter delivering the IPCC report. Since its inception, the Council of Canadians has built its strength and credibility with powerful grassroots activists in communities across Canada. Chapters promote local, provincial and national Council of Canadians campaigns, hold governments to account, and push for social and economic justice on a daily basis. Joining a chapter is a great...
October 31, 2018
The NWT Chapter of the Council of Canadians at Liberal MP Michael McLeod's office in Yellowknife. On October 24th constituents in over two-thirds of Canada’s 338 federal ridings delivered copies of the IPCC report to their MPs with letters calling for follow-through on their promises to take the action needed to stay under 1.5ºC. We are a year out from the 2019 federal election and have not...
October 28, 2018
Activists from six different chapters rallied in support of public health care at Queen's Park in Toronto. Thanks to all our chapters for their hard work and determination, mobilizing across the country for social and environmental justice. Climate and Energy: Chapters across the country delivered copies of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report to their local MPs on October...
October 25, 2018
I saw “Save Our Water” signs and blue ribbons tied on trees and porches throughout the community of Elora when I visited last week. The Blue Ribbon campaign was launched by local groups Save Our Water and Wellington Water Watchers as a way for residents to show their opposition to Nestlé’s bottled water takings and their collective goal to protect water for current and future generations. Two...
October 16, 2018
Tomorrow (October 17), is the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This day has been observed annually every year since 1993 to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty worldwide. To mark the day, the Council of Canadians Hamilton Chapter, along with a number of partnering organizations, is hosting a Forum on Poverty and Inequality in Hamilton. Participants...

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