Updates

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 19:04

Stand up to Trump on Trade

President Donald Trump recently released U.S. goals for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying the U.S. would target rules protecting Canadian culture from foreign investment. The Council of Canadians is calling on the Canadian government to stop this from happening. 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 16:56

SolónWashington, D.C. – Maude Barlow, Honorary Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and Wenonah Hauter, executive director of the U.S.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 19:11

Every Lake

The Council of Canadians is condemning the Trudeau government’s response to the review on the Navigation Protection Act and its announcement that it will leave 99% of waterways unprotected in Canada. This move breaks the Liberal promise to restore protections lost when the Navigable Waters Protection Act was eliminated by the Harper government.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 17:59

Maude

WHAT: Well-known water justice activist Maude Barlow will be in Paris, Ontario tomorrow to draw attention to Ontario’s water crisis. This event is presented by the Concerned Citizens of Brant and the Council of Canadians.

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 20:11

Two stunning new reports have revealed that a significant number of doctors in Ontario have been engaged in an “illegal double-dipping practice” and regulators aren’t addressing the problem.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 15:10

Protest fracking in Ontario

The Ontario government recently made regulatory changes to the Oil, Gas and Salt Resources Act that open the door to fracking in Ontario.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 17:03

WHAT: Participants will march to highlight the importance of protecting water from tar sands pipelines, train cars, and export supertankers, in solidarity with the Wolastoqewiyik (Maliseet People) and Mi’kmaq people, whose ancestral territories are threatened by the Energy East pipeline. All events are family friendly.