Updates

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 15:05

Chatham, ON – The Council of Canadians is condemning Samsung Energy for filing a million dollar plus statement of claim against Chatham area residents who blocked construction at one of 34 wind turbines the company is erecting as part of its North Kent One* wind power project.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 13:52

Water is LifeSixteen water protector groups along with local residents, Indigenous representatives and activists attended the Water Is Life: Strengthening the Great Lakes Commons in Flint this past weekend. Attendees pledged to challenge Nestlé’s water takings and end the water crises in Flint, Detroit and Indigenous nations.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 13:32

Council of Canadians celebrates the end of Energy East

The Council of Canadians is celebrating the cancellation of the Energy East pipeline project and is available for comment.

“The end of Energy East shows that extreme energy projects are part of our past not our future,” says Maude Barlow, Honorary Chairperson with the Council of Canadians. “For all of our sakes, Kinder Morgan, Line 3, Line 10 and Keystone XL must face the same fate.”

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 15:15

Water is LifeFLINT, MICHIGAN – On September 29 and 30, 2017, residents from across Michigan, Ontario, Canada, and Indigenous communities will gather for a two-day summit to address Nestlé’s bottled water takings and the water crises in Flint, Detroit, and Indigenous communities.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 14:15

Chatham, ON – Thirteen Chatham area well owners have now filed water well interference complaints following the start of construction on a 34 turbine wind power project near their farms. The Council of Canadians is demanding work stop on the project immediately.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 13:06

NAFTA Kills Climate Action

Leading environmental, climate, health, labour and faith organizations are releasing an open statement today on NAFTA, environment and climate.

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 19:53

70% of Canadians want energy proportionality removed from NAFTA

Today, in response to news reports that the proportionality chapter of NAFTA – which forces Canada to export quotas of energy to the United States – might be extended to Mexico during renegotiations, the Council of Canadians is available for comment.