Updates

Joint Letter | Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 15:00

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P.
Prime Minister of Canada

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau,

Joint Letter | Friday, April 23, 2021 - 17:00

TO: The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson
Minister of Environment and Climate Change

RE: Help protect interprovincial waters from coal mining

Dear Minister Wilkinson,

There is nothing as critically integral to life as water — water connects us all. And for years, the provinces, territories, and the federal government have recognized the importance of protecting shared waters through transboundary water agreements. 

Media Release | Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 15:27

OTTAWA - Sixty organizations have signed a letter to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland urging her to extend emergency operational funding in the federal government’s upcoming budget. 

Council Update | Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 14:40

It is with a huge sense of sadness and loss that we inform you about the passing of Wayne Bradley, probably the most central activist within the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, on April 3, 2021. 

Joint Letter | Monday, March 8, 2021 - 17:00

To: Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance 
Cc: Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change 
Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Natural Resources
François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry 

Re: No subsidies for enhanced oil production 

Joint Letter | Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 14:00

SENT VIA EMAIL
The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P.
Prime Minister of Canada

Re: Canada must support global access to COVID-19 vaccines at the WTO

Dear Prime Minister,

Joint Letter | Monday, March 8, 2021 - 17:00

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC 20500

Dear President Biden,

We write to urge you to take swift action to revoke the Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline’s permits and stop its construction. Line 3 is a threat to water, Indigenous rights, and our global climate, and its rushed construction in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme danger to Minnesotan communities and energy workers alike.

Media Release | Monday, January 18, 2021 - 17:31

Offshore petroleum board extends BP's exploration license

NS Offshore Alliance says government is letting corporations call the shots on climate action 

Joint Letter | Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 14:47

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance
The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, Minister Freeland and Minister Hajdu,

Following the September 23 Throne Speech, we once again commend you for your ongoing commitment to a universal national pharmacare program and your plans to “accelerate steps to achieve this system.”

Media Release | Monday, November 16, 2020 - 17:00

Cuba’s Heroic COVID Response Medical Teams Deserve Nobel Peace Prize

When COVID-19 hit in 2020, Cuba responded to emergency requests for trained medical personnel by sending 53 health teams to 39 countries on four continents. The health teams were able to assist countries with fragile health systems that were ill-equipped to deal with COVID-19.