Agenda Change to Activist’s Workshop

March 29th, 2019

Our workshop event will begin with Jared Ong for Fight for $15 and Fairness speaking on “Principles of Community Organizing” and then moving on to our first workshop about getting the most from your petitions. We will then break for lunch – there is soup, Folks! The afternoon is dedicated to the rotating workshops on [...]

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The Activist’s Workshop – March 30

March 13th, 2019

Want to learn how to make your voice heard more effectively? Perhaps your placards could use some punch. Need to get a petition going? Come out to our Activist’s Workshop and learn these practical skills and more around community organizing and engagement. We will start the day with a presentation to fire you up and [...]

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“Watermark” Free Movie Night – March 22

March 13th, 2019

Free movie! Free popcorn! Fresh lemonade! And, of course, free water! The documentary “Watermark” brings together diverse stories from around the globe and explores our relationship with water and how it shapes humanity. Celebrate World Water Day with us as we examine this precious resource. Please bring your own refillable drinking vessel. Details on our [...]

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Guelph Chapter AGM: Brent Patterson on “What’s to be Done?”

November 14th, 2018

Join us on Wednesday, November 28th at the Guelph Public Library Main Branch to hear our guest speaker, Brent Patterson, on the way forward for today’s activists. Doors open at 7:00 pm for this free public event. Brent speaks at 7:30 pm sharp. (Please do not enter the room before 7:00 pm if you are [...]

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Maude Barlow, Renowned Water Warrior to Speak in Guelph

August 23rd, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Maude Barlow, Renowned Water Warrior to Speak in Guelph Aquifers Under Siege – What Happens when the Wells Run Dry? Guelph, Ontario, August 15, 2018. It is largely believed that the wells in the Guelph area will never run dry.  Even if we believe that the water quantity is not threatened, the [...]

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Hidden Quarry Media Release

August 9th, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2018 Rockwood…Guelph Eramosa Township Council (GET) will receive a special delegation from the Concerned Residents Coalition (CRC) on Monday, August 13 at 7 pm. Dr. Emil Frind, retained by CRC to review the potential impacts of the proposed Hidden Quarry, will present his findings in a presentation entitled: “Uncertainties in [...]

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Follow Us on Twitter

July 17th, 2018

You will find us at here: @GuelphCoc

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Good News: Proposed Xinyi Glass Plant Stopped

July 17th, 2018

Guelph Eramosa Township blocked the proposed Xinyi glass plant from development. Read more here.

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Guelph Hydro Merger

December 6th, 2017

Guelph Hydro Proposed Merger With Alectra Utilities Inc. December 4, 2017 Background Observations (updated): This backgrounder contains summary information from the City of Guelph released report on December lst, 2017.   The report is 231 pages long and can be found here: https://guelph.ca/wp-content/uploads/Council_agenda_121317-1.pdf report starts at page 13 of the council agenda Corporate Analysis Guelph Hydro [...]

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“Water IS Life” Talk – Oct. 18th, ICC Guelph

September 28th, 2017

Join us for an illuminating discussion on international trade agreements and their threat to water as a public commons. Everyone on the planet will be affected by decisions made in trade talks around water as a commodity. This is a free event with donations very welcome. Facebook event link

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