Also inside: Communities rally against pipeline projects | Why we need to shout out against mining injustice | Rio+20’s so-called “green economy” a trojan horse | 2011 annual report
Conservative MP’s Motion # 1: To strike claims as “frivolous and vexatious” under s. 531(1) of the Canada Elections Act
The Council of Canadians announced on March 27, 2012 that it is supporting applications under the Canada Elections Act by individual Canadians seeking to overturn federal election results in seven ridings.
Also inside: Why we need system change not climate change | Mega quarry a mega mistake | Sandy Pond alliance fights Schedule 2 loophole | Should nature have rights?
Also inside: Canada votes: Election reflections | Creating a new narrative for the Great Lakes | CETA’s high toll on health care | 2010 annual report
A report to provincial, territorial and municipal governments regarding the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement
By The Council of Canadians and CUPE
The climate crisis demands urgent action. There is a growing global movement calling for climate justice. Climate justice involves the Global North taking greater responsibility for deep emission reductions and supporting solutions to the climate crisis that advance equity.
1. Take Action
Use the wealth of materials on our website to encourage your local schools, municipalities and other public institutions toban the sale and purchase of bottled water on their premises.
The Council of Canadians and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers Launch a Constitutional Challenge to NAFTA Investment Rules
The Albertan and Canadian governments have been engaged in a sustained lobbying effort to challenge the inclusion of a specific value for bitumen (also referred to as tar sands and oil sands) in the European Commission’s proposal for the European Union Fuel Quality Directive (FQD).