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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.

Three decisions, two days, one major turning point towards a just recovery

Three decisions, two days, one major turning point towards a just recovery

Three pipelines blocked this week are significant back-to-back wins for Indigenous and Black-led resistance and bad news for Big Oil ...
(Recording) A People's Bailout and a Green New Deal for Alberta

(Recording) A People’s Bailout and a Green New Deal for Alberta

We are facing the most severe public health crisis in a century, a plummet in the global price of oil, ...
Put people's health and well-being first

Demand a just recovery

It’s time for a political revolution. Are you ready? The pandemic has exposed and entrenched the deep inequities of our ...
Put People First, Demand Over 150 Canadian Organizations with the Launch of Six Principles for a Just Recovery

Put People First, Demand Over 150 Canadian Organizations with the Launch of Six Principles for a Just Recovery

As governments prepare recovery plans amidst the COVID-19 crisis, an informal alliance of over 150 civil society groups, representing collective ...
Progress for Green Jobs Oshawa

Progress for Green Jobs Oshawa

Green Jobs Oshawa began campaigning to manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE) in early April, and this work led to GM signing a contract with the federal government to make 1 million surgical ...
50+ groups across Canada call for emergency and permanent transit funding

50+ groups across Canada call for emergency and permanent transit funding

The Council of Canadians joined more than 50 organizations across Canada to send a letter to the federal government calling ...
(Recording) Webinar: A Public Infrastructure Bailout

(Recording) Webinar: A Public Infrastructure Bailout

Webinar on the high stakes of public-private partnerships, the Canada Infrastructure Bank, and a green & just economic recovery from ...
Commit to a bold, green and just recovery

Commit to a bold, green and just recovery

The Council of Canadians joined progressive organizations in Toronto to call on Toronto Mayor John Tory and City Councillors to ...