How to Reduce Poverty and Re-connect People to Nature

August 6th, 2018

“Access to food and water — once considered common goods and a basic human right — are increasingly treated as commodities, like precious metals or lumber. Instead of being necessities for life that are available to all, they are being kept from people who cannot afford them. The perils of this commodification are rife — [...]

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CoC Guelph AGM – Sept. 26

September 20th, 2017

Please join us for our annual general meeting, an evening of informative entertainment. We will begin with the business of the Guelph Chapter of the Council of Canadians — a brief recap of our past year’s activities, the treasurer’s report, and the voting in of our board members — and then move on to our [...]

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The NAFTA Fight

August 31st, 2017

Watch the video on the Council of Canadians’ national website. Read more and sign the petition to stop this disastrous trade agreement.

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CoC Chat Café – January 20th

December 11th, 2014

Be part of an evening of loosely structured conversation about the issues of the day concerning our municipality, our country, and our world. Grab a coffee and expand your knowledge by sharing thoughts face to face, that quaint old-fashioned way of engaging in political discourse. We’ve had two such evenings thus far with excellent attendance [...]

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GMO OMG Film Event – March 19

March 18th, 2014

When: Wednesday, March 19 – 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm Where: St. James the Apostle Church Who: Hosted by Council of Canadians Guelph, Transition Guelph and St. James the Apostle Church Cost: By donation *********** Website Details: The documentary explores the systematic corporate takeover and potential loss of humanity’s most precious and ancient inheritance: seeds. [...]

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March Against Monsanto – October 12th at City Hall

October 6th, 2013

Global Call to Action and “March Against Monsanto” When: -   Saturday October 12, 2013, 2:00pm Where: – Guelph City Hall Why:   -    to inform the public about the long term health risks of genetically modified food –    to protect our food supply from genetic pollution/contamination -         to support and protect local and family farms -         to expose [...]

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Food and Water First Celebration – Sunday, August 18th

August 17th, 2013 Sunday August 18th. Come and celebrate Food and Water First in Honeywood. Follow the map; it’s just north of Shelburne. 706114 County Rd. 21 Honeywood, ON L0N1H0 It will be a wonderful event and if you missed Foodstock you won’t want to miss this one too. CoC – Guelph will be there with [...]

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TTP Tuesday

July 22nd, 2013

Here are three things you can do on this #TPPTuesday: 1. Copy and paste to share the photo below on your Facebook page with this status: “We can stop the worst trade agreement in history. Take the pledge to stop the TPP at Like and repost.” 2. Share this article that explains the TPP and [...]

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March Against Monsanto – May 25th

May 24th, 2013

Saturday, May 25 at 2pm for the “March against Monsanto” For a list of 250 cities participating: All ages are welcome! Family friendly. Wear costumes, bring signs, noisemakers, your voices, camera and wear comfortable shoes, because we will be marching! We will gather at the fountain in St. George’s Square, downtown Guelph, outside the BMO [...]

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Anti-GMO Rally

April 13th, 2013

“Stop GM Alfalfa!”  local rally coverage: The 200 plus people who attended the Stop GM Alfalfa Rally last Tuesday were part of the Canada wide movement . 38 communities participated and the info will be gathered on the website shortly. Delicious food was provided by local French country restaurant Artisanale who turned down the voluntary [...]

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