La fête du Travail est l’occasion pour toutes et tous de célébrer les réalisations des travailleuses et des travailleurs dans ce pays tout en posant des gestes pour assurer un avenir brillant aux travailleuses et travailleurs de demain.
Labour Day is an opportunity for everyone to celebrate the achievements of working people in this country while taking action to ensure the future is bright for tomorrow’s workers.
The Council of Canadians congratulates Indigenous leadership for an important legal victory against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project.
In response to the Federal Court of Appeals decision to quash government approvals to build the contentious pipeline, the Council of Canadians comments:
“This fight was led by First Nations who were not adequately consulted and now the government, if it persists in its flawed support of the Kinder Morgan pipeline, must entirely restart the process of listening to First Nations and respecting consent, including the right to say no,” says Maude Barlow, Honorary Chairperson of the Council of Canadians.
Today, at the same time as the news broke that the Federal Court of Appeal quashed the permits for the Trans Mountain Pipeline, the Council voiced its support for the 2030 Declaration in Halifax/K'jpuktuk calling for a just transition to a low-carbon economy.
B.C. is not alone in experiencing droughts and other extreme weather events, all of which are worsening with climate change. Extractivist projects like Nestlé’s and other bottled water takings, fracking, tar sands development, mining and other resource projects threaten clean water sources, further fuel climate crises and violate Indigenous rights.
With a constantly shifting trade agreement, one that Trump threatens to be bilateral, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has rushed to Washington to have bilateral talks with the U.S. Here’s what is on the table.
The president has essentially given Canada an ultimatum: accept a bad deal with destructive effects on dairy, on our terms, or else. Trump's magic is in making us believe we have no choice.
But we do.
Les membres du chapitre du Conseil des Canadiens travaillent d’arrache-pied, font du porte-à-porte et parlent à leurs concitoyens et concitoyennes des graves problèmes auxquels fait face le Nouveau-Brunswick.
Council of Canadians chapter members like us have been hard at work, knocking on doors and speaking with people in our communities about the important issues facing our province.
The Council of Canadian's Edmonton Chapter and the Prairies-NWT Regional office have been excited to help with Climate Justice Edmonton's “People on the Path” this summer, a series of giant portraits that will be installed in the path of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project route.