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We bring tens of thousands of people together across the country to hold corporations and governments accountable. By taking action with the Council of Canadians, you’re joining a movement for a better world.

Our Campaigns

Public Pharmacare Now
We have never needed PHARMACARE more urgently than we do now
No Water To Waste
WATER is a human right – not a commodity to be bought and sold
Canada needs a just transition from fossil fuels
Canadian workers and communities need a JUST TRANSITION
Safe Water for First Nations
First Nations need access to CLEAN, SAFE DRINKING WATER

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Recent digital actions

NATIONAL PHONE ZAP: Click to call your MP to not back down on pharmacare for all

NATIONAL PHONE ZAP: Click to call your MP to not back down on pharmacare for all

Please take a minute now to call your MP, the Prime Minister, and key ministers, with your message of support ...
Gaza Ceasefire Phone Zap

Gaza Ceasefire Phone Zap

Call now to demand a permanent ceasefire and urge Canada to resume humanitarian aid funding to UNRWA and immediately suspend ...
Pharmacare National Phone Zap

NATIONAL PHONE ZAP: Click to call the NDP to not back down on pharmacare for all

Please take a minute now to call NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and other NDP MP members with your message of ...
BC biodiversity - watershed protection and Indigenous stewardship vs corporate profits

Tell the BC government what you think about the draft Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health Framework

Take action before January 31, 2024 to support a new paradigm for BC ecosystems ...
Tax the Rich

Time for the rich to pay their fair share!

Urge the federal government to tax the rich to pay for the public programs we desperately need. Send Finance Minister ...
A just transition means no worker left behind

Take action to strengthen the Sustainable Jobs Act (Bill C-50)

Since 2019, the Liberal government has been promising to table legislation to support a just transition away from fossil fuels ...
Emergency Online Rally and Phone Blitz for Pharmacare

PHARMACARE PHONE BLITZ: Click to call Health Minister Mark Holland

Please take a minute now to call Health Minister Mark Holland with your message of support for public, universal pharmacare ...
STRONG PHARMACARE LEGISLATION NOW

Tell Liberal government and NDP that pharmacare legislation needs to be done right

Deadline for new program extended to March 1st. Let's ensure it's done right! Email PM Justin Trudeau, Finance Minister Chrystia ...
Submission to the draft clean electricity regulations public consultation

Submission to the draft clean electricity regulations public consultation

Comment period open: Give your feedback on the draft federal Clean Electricity Regulations ...
Canada Water Agency Parliament Carrot Stick

ACTION: Last push for an effective Canada Water Agency

Tell the Prime Minister that there is no time to waste in fulfilling his pledge to establish the Canada Water ...
A just transition means no workers left behind

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 ...
Public Pharmacare Now

Write a letter to the editor on pharmacare

Send your local paper a letter on the importance of public, universal pharmacare. We've included tips to help get you ...
Stop Funding Big Oil Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Tell the federal government to reject fossil fuel subsidies

Tell the federal government to keep its promise to stop funding fossil fuels now #StopFundingFossils #JustTransition ...
Repeal Bill 23

Protect citizen’s rights to appeal under the Ontario Land Tribunal

Send an email today to protect community voices, not corporate interests ...
public-health-care-under-threat

Change the narrative about health care privatization

Send a letter to the editor of your local paper to reject privatization as an “innovative” solution to the health ...
Flood Parliament text on image of Parliament Hill with letters to MPs

Ask your MP to support a just transition in their regional caucus

The federal government has released its preliminary just transition strategy, calling it a “Sustainable Jobs Plan.” While the legislation has ...
Public Pharmacare Now

Sign the petition calling for universal, public pharmacare

Sign this petition to call on the Prime Minister and the Government of Canada to pass legislation immediately to create legislation ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Responses: MP Flood Parliament 2.0 2.0

Responses: MP Flood Parliament

Tell us how the meeting with your MP went using this form ...
Stop Killing Yemeni Children protest with message on sign

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Water Is Life

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 Water ...

Send a letter to the editor

We are living in a unique moment – amid intersecting climate, economic and public health crises. Measures that were previously deemed impossible to deal with the climate crisis and with systemic racism and injustice are becoming possible overnight. We are seeing massive investments in health care, infrastructure and other community services. However, this window is also an opportunity for corporations and those who seek to divide us to push an agenda of austerity and privatization.