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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.

VIEW: 'Drummond austerity agenda will hurt', says Walkom

VIEW: ‘Drummond austerity agenda will hurt’, says Walkom

Toronto Star columnist Thomas Walkom writes, "Don Drummond, Ontario’s adviser on everything, says the harsh government spending cuts he wants ...
The Politics of the 2014 Health Accord in Victoria

The Politics of the 2014 Health Accord in Victoria

As many of you have likely seen, read or heard the Council of the Federation-which is made up of the ...
System Change Not Climate Change

System Change Not Climate Change

The System Change Not Climate Change Project is multi-media tool for climate justice organized by the Council of Canadians’ Climate ...
NEWS: Upcoming provincial elections

NEWS: Upcoming provincial elections

The Globe and Mail reports on the impact of "the historic federal election" on upcoming provincial elections. It reports, "The ...
NEWS: European procurement favours European companies

NEWS: European procurement favours European companies

Postmedia News reports that, "The European Union, which has stirred a controversy by demanding that Canada open up the lucrative ...
UPDATE: What is REDD?

UPDATE: What is REDD?

This afternoon Council of Canadians Board member Leticia Adair and I tried to join a protest outside the JW Marriott ...
Outcomes of premiers, governors meeting in Washington

Outcomes of premiers, governors meeting in Washington

Seven Canadian premiers met with the National Governors Association this past weekend in Washington, DC. They discussed the tar sands, ...
Energy and environment top agenda for premiers in DC

Energy and environment top agenda for premiers in DC

The Canadian Press reports today that, "Seven Canadian premiers descend upon the U.S. capital this week for the winter meeting ...