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Amidst the growing climate crisis, we support communities fighting energy projects that will destroy their land, water and air. We work to stop pipelines that will bring fracked natural gas and tar sands crude to new markets, and support the efforts of communities to say “no” to fracking. And we are pushing for strong policies that protect our environment and focus on renewable and sustainable energy solutions – policies that serve people and the planet, not corporate greed.

“Posing as Canadian” webinar: In conversation with Gordon Laxer

“Posing as Canadian” webinar: In conversation with Gordon Laxer

Thursday, November 24th at 7pm - 8:00pm MT On November 24th, 2022, the Council of Canadians is hosting a conversation ...
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Holding government and industry accountable for toxic tailings

Take action to demand a just cleanup of the tar sands and tailings ponds for a just transition

It is imperative that the Alberta government work together with the federal government to find solutions to the tailings ponds ...
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Free, prior, and informed consent is a bare minimum

As the toll of the tar sands on Indigenous communities grows, Canada continues to fail in its obligations to UNDRIP

For decades government and industry have been making decisions about tar sands development without the free, prior, and informed consent ...
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Migrant Rights Add Your Name Now

Council of Canadians supports #StatusForAll

It’s time for a migrant regularization program that leaves no one behind ...
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For nearly 30 years Indigenous communities have been sounding the alarm

Tell the federal government to listen to downstream Indigenous communities and say “no” to tailings dumping 

Email Minister Guilbeault and demand that government listens to the voices of downstream Indigenous communities that are opposed to the ...
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Radioactive Waste

Radioactive waste: The making of a grassroots campaign

This year, Council of Canadians chapter activists showed us what a truly grassroots campaign looks like – and what we ...
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Water is not for sale

Increased climate impacts require action, not privatization

The combined impact of climate-related stress on natural water infrastructure and decades of neoliberal privatization of built water infrastructure has ...
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Wet'suwet'en CoastLink drilling on Wezkin Kwa


Update: The RBC-backed Coastal GasLink pipeline has now begun drilling beneath the internationally significant Wedzin Kwa, a sacred river in ...
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