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Wab Kinew becomes the 1st First Nations Premier in Canada 

This is a historic occasion, especially in the prairies.  The very first Anishnabbe Premier. “Anishnabbe” is what we call ourselves, ...

Bill Swan and Robin Tress discuss BRIDGEWATER PHARMACARE TOWNHALL WITH CBC

reposted from Mainstreet NS with Jeff Douglas, originally aired Oct. 3rd 2023 What would happen if you suddenly need expensive ...

Metro’s ugly move to cut off benefits shows fight for pharmacare is a working-class issue

originally published for SpringMag.ca, Sept. 15th 2023 In the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to talk to hundreds of ...

Remembering Janet Walter

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Janet Walter, one of the original members of the ...

How we’re flipping the script on universal pharmacare

Our grassroots movement has been taking the pharmacare issue directly to communities across Canada. From London, Ontario, to Powell River, ...

To win a just transition, we need to dream big—and organize big

Earlier this year, the government tabled the Sustainable Jobs Act, after years of collective organizing from a broad of coalition ...

Going Blue: Turning the tide on water privatization

Amidst the persistent threat of the privatization of public water systems, communities have turned blue! The Blue Communities Project encourages ...

Recognizing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation  

On this National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the Council of Canadians reaffirms our commitment to meaningful solidarity with Indigenous ...

Indigenous from Coast to coast to coast

Reconciliation can only come after we learn of the wrongs that were committed and when the continued hurts are rectified ...

Open letter to the federal government: establish a public pharmacare program

The Council of Canadians has delivered the following open letter. September 27, 2023 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister ...

Thank you, Ravi

It is with deep appreciation that we announce the departure of Ravi Joshi from the Council of Canadians. Ravi joined ...

Personal Message from Ravi

Dear friends,  After months of consideration, I have chosen to step back from my role as the Co-Executive Director and ...