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Green New Deal

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.

Poll: Atlantic Canadians overwhelmingly want shift from fossil fuels, support for workers and equity-seeking groups

Poll: Atlantic Canadians overwhelmingly want shift from fossil fuels, support for workers and equity-seeking groups

HALIFAX / K’JIPUKTUK — More than 4 out of 5 people in the provinces of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and ...
Open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau: Shut Down Line 5!

Open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau: Shut Down Line 5!

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, The undersigned 16 climate justice ...
A picture of PM Justin Trudeau with parliament in the background and a protest sign reading "you're on thin ice" in the foreground

2021 federal budget outlines a climate of inaction

You can’t solve the climate crisis by sticking a windmill on a pipeline. That’s not how climate science works. But ...
Vancouver is one of three municipalities in Canada to pass a Green New Deal

Local Green New Deals gaining steam in Canada

Three municipalities in Canada have already raised the bar on tackling the climate emergency with their own local Green New ...
Time is running out for public transit

Time is running out for public transit

The end of the Safe Restart Agreement means an end to stable, emergency funding during this difficult time. It would ...
Supreme Court decision on carbon pricing is both a win and a call to action

Supreme Court decision on carbon pricing is both a win and a call to action

We won! This decision will protect all future climate action at the national level and, importantly, it will prevent future ...
(Recording) Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency with Seth Klein

(Recording) Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency with Seth Klein

A conversation with author Seth Klein, Green Jobs Oshawa organizer Rebecca Keetch, and Climate Justice Edmonton organizer Hannah Gelderman that ...
Mobilizing Canada for the climate emergency webinar

Mobilizing Canada for the climate emergency webinar

What if our governments treated the climate crisis like a real crisis? How can we organize enough political power to ...