Chapter highlights

April 24, 2019
On April 30 at noon, people from across Ontario will converge on Queen’s Park to oppose new legislation that will result in unprecedented changes in the province’s health care system, including the privatization of public services. According to the Ontario Health Coalition (OHC), the Ford government has exposed its intent to undertake the “most radical health care restructuring in our history.”...
April 18, 2019
In response to last Thursday's Ontario Budget, Roy Brady, representative of the Peterborough-Kawarthas Chapter and chairman of the Peterborough Health Coalition, wrote in an email to The Peterborough Examiner that he has no faith the planned spending increase for hospitals will suffice. "Hospital hallway medicine will supposedly end, but hospital increases remain below the rate of inflation and...
April 12, 2019
The Council of Canadians is saddened to learn of the passing of Joan Teghtmeyer, pictured above (left) with Mel Teghtmeyer (far right) accepting the Ken Wardroper's Founders Award from Gordon Laxer (centre) for their committment to social justice and grassroots activism at the Council of Canadians' Annual General Meeting in 2008. Read more. Chapter activists continue to be busy protecting water...
April 9, 2019
Last night, the City of Charlottetown unanimously passed a resolution declaring a climate emergency. In doing so, they join hundreds of municipalities taking local leadership, something we would argue is required given a general lack of real Federal and provincial leadership that pervades our current context. PEI chapter activist Leo Cheverie worked with the Environment and Sustainability...
April 8, 2019
Joan Teghtmeyer (left) and Mel Teghtmeyer (far right) accept the Ken Wardroper's Founders Award from Gordon Laxer (centre) for their committment to social justice and grassroots activism at the Council of Canadians' Annual General Meeting in 2008. The Council of Canadians is saddened to learn of the passing of Joan Teghtmeyer. Joan, along with her husband, Mel, was deeply committed improving her...

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