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Canadians Believe Climate Impacts Should Be a Deciding Factor on Whether or Not to Approve New Gas Export Facilities and Canadians Want Federal Government to Urgently Address Climate Crisis Even Amidst Rising Inflation

New Poll Reveals Canadians’ Views on LNG

Council of Canadians and Sierra Club Canada New Poll: Canadians Believe Climate Impacts Should Be a Deciding Factor on Whether ...
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Lowest common-denominator deal for COVID-19 tools shows just how broken WTO is

Lowest common-denominator deal for COVID-19 tools shows just how broken WTO is

STATEMENT BY 298+ ORGANIZATIONS: Governments Must Break Big Pharma-WTO Stranglehold on Access to Medicine by Taking Immediate Action to Prioritize ...
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Trudeau: Time for Canada to Support a Full TRIPS Waiver

PRESS RELEASE: Prominent Canadian and international figures urge PM Trudeau to back the global call for a patent waiver

Health and justice advocates say Canada has been “out of step with the rest of the world.” THE COUNCIL OF ...
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Trudeau: Time for Canada to Support a Full TRIPS Waiver

Prominent Canadian and international advocates urge Trudeau to back TRIPS waiver

DOWNLOAD THE LETTER HERE (PDF)TO: The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P.Prime Minister of CanadaOffice of the Prime Minister80 Wellington StreetOttawa, ...
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NEW POLL: Strong majority of Canadians oppose Trudeau’s stance on patent waiver at WTO

NEW POLL: Strong majority of Canadians oppose Trudeau’s stance on patent waiver at WTO

More than 2 out of 3 support waiving intellectual property rules for COVID-19 vaccines and other tools, as called for ...
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Election Ontario Transit

Fund transit, not highways through Greenbelt, coalition tells party leaders 

The Keep Transit Moving coalition (KTM) today released its platform for the Ontario election, offering a bold, positive vision for ...
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LNG tanker in ocean

Letter: Commit to decarbonization to address today’s crises

See the full letter with French and German translation and full list of signatories here. Die deutsche Version des Briefs ...
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Oil smokestack

Letter from 113 organizations re: ending fossil fuel subsidies and public finance

To: The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of FinanceThe Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources CanadaThe Honourable ...
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Vaccines

Moderna plant in Montreal not a cause for celebration, vaccine equity advocates say

Instead of rolling out the red carpet for private vaccine producers, we should reduce our reliance on corporations that put ...
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Pollution without borders

Coalition of environmental groups calls for a federal ban on thermal coal exports on Earth Day

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – A coalition of environmental, health, and social justice groups are calling ...
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Federal Budget throws public transit under the bus again

Federal Budget throws public transit under the bus again

Following months of campaigning, the Keep Transit Moving coalition recently won a $750 million commitment from the federal government for ...
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Northumberland and Peterborough chapters, allies call for urgent action on vaccine inequality at WTO

Northumberland and Peterborough chapters, allies call for urgent action on vaccine inequality at WTO

Joint letter endorsed by organizations from Northumberland and Peterborough, Ontario, to support immediate global access to vital COVID-19 vaccines ...
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