Media Advisory | Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 12:38

Our planet is choking on plastic waste! During Earth Week, learn more about the degradation of the planet caused by plastics and what we can all do about it at ‘Getting Beyond Single Use Plastic’ on April 27th from 1 to 4pm at the Campbell River Regional Library, 1240 Shoppers Row.

There will be interesting and informative displays, films, prizes and more at this event.

Media Release | Friday, April 12, 2019 - 12:59

Charlottetown - The Council of Canadians is expressing deep concern that the PEI government has approved Aquabounty’s application to expand its PEI operations in to Rollo Bay.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 16:48

Ottawa – Today, the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) revealed that new intellectual property provisions in the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) would cost Canadians as much as $169 million more per year for pharmaceutical drugs in the first year alone after they come into effect. 

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 14:25

In officially becoming a Blue Community last week, the city has made important commitments.

Written by Maude Barlow and Alice-Anne Simard, Special to the Montreal Gazette, March 27, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 14:00

LogoMontreal, March 22, 2019 – The City of Montreal and McGill University received today the Blue Community certification as part of World Water Day.

Media Release | Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 22:47

Edmonton, AB — In a decision released on Tuesday, the National Energy Board (NEB) rejected a motion supported by environmental groups, First Nations, municipal governments, and community groups to include climate impacts in its new review of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project (TMX).

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 15:40

Counter-rally to the #UnitedWeRoll convoy

Ottawa, ON — The Council of Canadians was proud to stand with the land defenders leading a counter-rally to the #UnitedWeRoll convoy yesterday.

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 19:20

Win for effort to see moratorium and public inquiry on offshore drilling

Halifax/K’jpuktuk -- The Offshore Alliance is claiming MKI’s delay of its offshore seismic exploration project as a victory, following news that the company will take some time to “assess demand for seismic data from region.”

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 16:48

REGINA, TREATY 4 TERRITORY  –  Ten social and environmental justice organizations are set to intervene in Saskatchewan’s case against the federal carbon pricing plan, the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (GGPPA), filing their final materials to the court record this week. The coalition, represented by the Kowalchuk Law Office, will be arguing for the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal to uphold the federal government’s carbon pricing plan as constitutional. They are one of 13 intervenors who have been accepted by the Court.