Chapter highlights

February 14, 2019
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently told us we need to do more – quickly – on climate change, but our provincial government is trying to get away with doing even less. Premier Scott Moe’s Saskatchewan Party government is challenging the federal government’s carbon pricing plan in court to try to get out of it. Meanwhile, the Moe government’s climate plan, “...
February 12, 2019
Single-use water bottles clog landfills. Bottled water corporations take what should be a publicly available resource and sell it for profit. More than a year ago, the Saskatoon chapter of the Council of Canadians asked its city council to consider becoming a Blue Community, including banning the sale of bottled water in city facilities. The request prompted a review of the city’s ability to...
February 8, 2019
Council chapters are made up of volunteers who work with local community groups, organized labour and others to promote the Council’s campaigns to protect water and public health care, work for fair trade, climate justice and democracy as well as other issues of social and economic concern. Check out some of our chapters’ recent actions below and be in touch if you are interested in getting...
February 1, 2019
Every day, Council of Canadians chapters are active in communities across the country. Council chapters are made up of volunteers who work with local community groups, organized labour and others to promote the Council’s campaigns to protect water and public health care, work for fair trade, climate justice and democracy as well as other issues of social and economic concern. Check out some of...
January 30, 2019
A round dance in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en blocks an intersection in Edmonton on January 22. Photo by Abdul Malik. On January 7, 2019 militarized RCMP invaded and occupied unceded Wet'suwet'en territories to try to forcibly clear a path for a fracked gas pipeline owned by Coastal Gaslink (TransCanada), arresting 14 Indigenous land defenders. The temporary agreement that was reached has since...

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