Chapter highlights

April 26, 2019
Peterborough Alliance for Climate Action die-in to recognize the endangered and dying Canadian species last Thursday on a downtown municipal street. Read more about this creative action and see photos in the Peterborough Examiner! Ontario #CouncilChapters are organizing community buses to Queen’s Park on April 30 to participate in a giant rally to stop Ford from privatizing health care. #...
April 24, 2019
Yesterday in a ballot referendum, PEI residents opted not to change their voting system from first-past-the-post to mixed-member proportional representation (MMP). Still, a record number of Islanders thought the change in electoral system was a good idea. Islanders were asked to vote “yes” or “no” to the following question: Should Prince Edward Island change its voting system to a mixed member...
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...

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