The transport licence that the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) issued to Bruce Power to ship 16 radioactive steam generators to Sweden will expire on February 3, 2012. Bruce Power had planned to use Swedish company Studsvik to ‘decontaminate’ the radioactive waste and sell the scrap metal back onto open markets.
Overall, the results of recent Environics polling clearly indicate that the majority of Canadians support a moratorium on all fracking for natural gas until all the federal environmental reviews are complete.
62% of Canadians support a moratorium on all fracking for natural gas until all the federal environmental reviews are complete.
OTTAWA, ONTARIO – The Council of Canadians and Canadian Union of Public Employees have released a briefing note on recently leaked documents related to ongoing Canada-European Union free trade negotiations.
Toronto – Toronto councillors and community groups hauled a giant Trojan Horse in fr
The message was clear last night at a packed Victoria town hall meeting on the 2014 health accord: the provinces and federal government must work together to negotiate a new health accord that reflects Canadian values and addresses growing spending on for-profit care.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – Council of the Federation meeting on health sustainability is an opportunity for premiers to address growing out-of-pocket health care spending on for-profit care and demand federal funding commitment to a renewed health accord.
Ottawa – The Council of Canadians is accusing the federal government of ignoring Canadian law and approving the takeover of independent Canadian book publisher McClelland & Stewart by a multinational corporation to ensure the passage of a controversial economic pact with the EU. The organization is calling on the federal government to halt the takeover.
Reacting to the Harper government’s announcement that Canada will exit from the Kyoto Protocol, Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and Andrea Harden-Donahue, Energy and Climate Campaign comment:
On the final day of the Durban climate talks, the Council of Canadians projected a 1984 CBC documentary about global warming by former journali
The Council of Canadians joined EU-based organizations in sending a clear message to the Prime Ministers of the UK, Netherlands and France in support of the EU Fuel Quality Directive (FQD).