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  • No Water To Waste: Boycott Bottled Water

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Recent digital actions

Ask your MP to support just transition legislation

Ask your MP to support just transition legislation

Canada must address the climate emergency. Send an email to your MP calling on them to take action for just ...
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11 High Point Road, Toronto.

By 9:43 a.m. on Jan 3, CEOs made more than you might all year. Time to fairly tax wealth!

Send Finance Minister Freeland a message demanding fair taxes for the ultra-wealthy now!  ...
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Protect the moose

Call on Quebec Premier François Legault to protect moose in La Verendrye Wildlife Park

The moose in La Verendrye Wildlife Park are in a state of emergency. The Anishnabe people have relied on the ...
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big pharma pricegouging

There’s a drug that prevents RSV – Why is it too expensive?

Join us in calling on the federal government and the Patented Medicines Price Review Board to launch an inquiry into ...
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Ontario health care expired

Care, not profit – defend public health care in Ontario

The Ford government is engaging in unprecedented privatization of our health care services, transferring millions of public dollars to for-profit ...
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Take action for pharmacare

Take action for pharmacare

The cost-of-living crisis has made the need for universal pharmacare in Canada more urgent than ever. Email your MP, Health ...
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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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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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Wet'suwet'en CoastLink drilling on Wezkin Kwa

TELL RBC TO STOP FUNDING COASTAL GASLINK 

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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Waterways not water waste

Tell the federal government to say no to tailings dumping! 

Email Minister Steven Guilbeault and demand regulations that do not allow tailings dumping into the Athabasca River ...
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Trudeau: Time for Canada to Support a Full TRIPS Waiver

Send your MP this open letter supporting a People’s Vaccine

The Canadian Government, backed by an enormous push from the powerful pharmaceutical lobby, is supporting industry-friendly intellectual property rules that ...
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Abolish the Canada Privatization Bank

Just recovery for people not corporations

Tell the federal government that privatization should play no part in pandemic recovery plans! ...
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Equinor Bay du Nord

Tell Equinor we don’t want their deepwater Bay du Nord project

Council of Canadians chapters, along with friends on both sides of the Atlantic, have been speaking up against Bay du ...
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Protect Public Health Care in Nova Scotia

Protect Public Health Care in Nova Scotia

Remind Nova Scotia's Premier Tim Houston and Michelle Thompson, Minister of Health and Wellness, that it is their duty to ...
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Ask your MP to support a People’s Vaccine

Ask your MP to support a People’s Vaccine

: Send an email to your Member of Parliament calling on them to support the lifting of patents on vaccines ...
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Tell Minister Wilkinson to reject the Carbon Capture and Storage tax credit

Tell Minister Wilkinson to reject the Carbon Capture and Storage tax credit

Take a moment to send a reality check to Minister of Natural Resources Jonathan Wilkinson asking him to invest in ...
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No Water To Waste

No Water To Waste: Boycott Bottled Water Petition

Take the pledge today never to use commercial bottled water. Become a Public Water Champion by boycotting all Bottled Water ...
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Sign our letter to Trudeau demanding just transition legislation now!

Sign our letter to Trudeau demanding just transition legislation now!

Demand that he lives up to the promise he made in 2019 to help people and communities transition from the ...
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Say No to Thermal Coal Exports!

Say No to Thermal Coal Exports!

To move Canada beyond coal altogether, we must work to put an immediate end to thermal coal production and exports ...
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Responses: MP Flood Parliament 2.0 2.0

Responses: MP Flood Parliament

Tell us how the meeting with your MP went using this form ...
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Email your MP – No more weapons to Saudi Arabia

Email your MP – No more weapons to Saudi Arabia

Send a letter now calling on the Canadian government to stop sending weapons to Saudi Arabia and stop arming the ...
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Call for a moratorium and inquiry on offshore drilling in Nova Scotia

Call for a moratorium and inquiry on offshore drilling in Nova Scotia

Add your voice to this call for a moratorium and inquiry on offshore drilling in Nova Scotia ...
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Sign up to help organize a Just Transition in your community

Sign up to help organize a Just Transition in your community

The Council of Canadians is organizing to flood Parliament with petitions calling for just transition legislation. Please use this form ...
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Protect our public transit systems

Protect our public transit systems

Add your voice to dozens of organizations and thousands of people demanding a just recovery for public transit ...
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Petition: Support our elderly in long-term care and seniors’ care homes

Petition: Support our elderly in long-term care and seniors’ care homes

Sign this petition to the Minister of Health and the Minister of Seniors to let them know you think that ...
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Safe Water for First Nations

Trudeau: Time to end drinking water advisories in First Nations

Call on the federal government to fulfill their promise made in 2015 to put an end to all long-term drinking ...
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Tell your story in the media

Tell your story in the media

We are living in a unique moment – amid intersecting climate, economic and public health crises. Measures that were previously ...
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