Updates

Media Release | Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 18:15

The Council of Canadians and Canadian Federation of Students are celebrating Bill C-76 passing in the Senate as a win for Democracy.

The restoration of voters rights in Bill C-76 was made possible by years of organizing by Council of Canadians and Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) members and supporters, alongside many other organizations.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 14:59

82% in Ontario want an end to bottled water extraction permits

The Council of Canadians released polling results today indicating that 82% of Ontario residents want the provincial government to permanently stop issuing permits for extracting groundwater to sell as bottled water.

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 20:38

MaudeThe Council of Canadians’ Honorary Chairperson Maude Barlow will be in Stockholm this Sunday for Water Matters, as part of the official Nobel Week programme.

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 01:23

OTTAWA - The United States Mexico Canada Agreement (UMSCA) is an incomplete agreement with glaring points of contention and should not be signed in its current form by the Trudeau government, the Council of Canadians says.

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 01:17

The Council of Canadians urges the Trudeau government to do its homework before signing the USMCA deal

OTTAWA – The United States Mexico Canada Agreement (UMSCA) is an incomplete agreement with glaring points of contention and should not be signed in its current form by the Trudeau government, the Council of Canadians says.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 17:49

Ottawa – Following GM’s announcement that it plans to close its Oshawa plant, The Council of Canadians expressed solidarity with Unifor’s fight to reverse the decision. It is successive free trade agreements, such as NAFTA, which have contributed to the decline of autoworker jobs in Canada, says the Council.

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 20:01

The Council of Canadians is calling on all donors to the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario to boycott the party and refuse to give it any more money. The Council argues this is a necessary response to the Ford government’s announcement today that it will eliminate the offices of two watchdogs that provide independent oversight of the provincial government.

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 18:16

Poster

Book critically examines the impact of corporatization on the public sector

The upcoming launch of Corporatizing Canada: Making Business Out of Public Servi

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 15:18

K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax) – News of BP Canada’s dry well offshore Nova Scotia is an opportunity for change, according to the Offshore Alliance, a coalition representing fishermen, environmental groups, and coastal communities. But that’s not the end of offshore drilling in Nova Scotia – BP has permission to drill six more wells, and Equinor (formerly StatOil) is planning seismic blasting in waters adjacent to George’s Bank.