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The Council of Canadians is working with locally rooted campaigns to demand just transition legislation that works for people and communities. Nationally, we’re leveraging our collective expertise and energy to win real change at the federal level. Read more.

Privatization is a climate killer

Privatization is a climate killer

*Originally published on Canadian Dimension*Governments are trying to convince us that privatization and so-called public-private partnerships (P3s) are solutions to ...
flood parliament petitions

Ottawa MPs need to hear from you about a just transition

Time is running out for MPs to table the petition before the House of Commons breaks until September ...
Workers of the future

May Day message from the future: A just transition for Ontario

Dylan Penner's speech at this year's May Day rally in Ottawa ...
Canada needs a just transition from fossil fuels

The Liberals’ plan to fight fire with fire won’t turn down the climate heat

If the federal Liberal government was a firefighter, its fire hose would be filled with gasoline instead of water ...
Federal Budget throws public transit under the bus again

Federal Budget throws public transit under the bus again

Following months of campaigning, the Keep Transit Moving coalition recently won a $750 million commitment from the federal government for ...
Canada needs a just transition from fossil fuels

Canada Needs A Just Transition

Canada needs a JUST TRANSITION for workers and communities We’re scared, we’re angry, and we know what we need: climate ...
Amidst violent conflict, our call for a just transition has never been more pressing

Amidst violent conflict, our call for a just transition has never been more pressing

Pouring gas on this fire isn’t going to make it better. Addressing fossil fuel dependency by building more fossil fuel ...
The tide is rising for a just transition

The tide is rising for a just transition

More than 150 people in over 40 communities are collecting signatures to get their local MP to table our just transition ...