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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The NAFTA Fight

August 31st, 2017

Watch the video on the Council of Canadians’ national website. https://canadians.org/nafta-energy Read more and sign the petition to stop this disastrous trade agreement.

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Toxic Tour Update: Postponed Until Autumn

August 11th, 2017

Get on the FREE bus from Guelph and KW to the Water Gathering & Toxic Tour at Aamjiwnaang First Nation’s Maawn Doosh Gumig (Place of Gathering). This event is a free educational and social gathering for the water. Focusing on our relationship with the water. The event offers free camping, free vegan, vegetarian, and traditional [...]

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We’re on Twitter now! @GuelphCoc

June 23rd, 2017

Please find and follow us on Twitter. Stay up to date on local and national Council of Canadians activities. We are profile name coc guelph and you can tweet us here: @GuelphCoc.

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World Water Event – March 22nd

March 22nd, 2017

World Water Day PosterMar 22 17 pdf12 When:    4:00 pm today Where:  Marianne’s Park, 1765 Gordon St., Guelph, ON SE foot of the Gordon Street Bridge

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Public Private Partnerships (P3s) Feb.22

February 19th, 2017

Learn how private public partnerships affect you. A discussion panel followed by a Q&A session. Speakers are Rosario Marchese – Hydro One Privatization; Jeremy Thidodeau – Private Sector; and Natalie Mehra – Ontario Health Coalition.

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Guelph Hydro Open Houses – Jan. 17

January 8th, 2017

Do you have questions about the changes to Guelph Hydro? Come out to City Hall on January 17th and get answers. Open houses in Guelph Tuesday, January 17 1:30-3:30 p.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m. Guelph City Hall 1 Carden Street, Guelph http://guelph.ca/2017/01/time-discuss-options-guelph-hydro/

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Rally to Protect Water – Latest Update

November 7th, 2016

Special Meeting Update: Thus far, the Council and audience have heard from several delegates, one of who was pro Nestlé taking water with the rest speaking against or representing government bodies which are required to remain balanced. Stay tuned, Folks.

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Rally to Protect Water – Nov. 7th – Update

November 7th, 2016

Nestlé has bused in their workers to pack the Council Chambers in a bid to prevent locals from being present. Guelphites still put on a peaceful and loving protest outside and are sitting in the overflow room, watching the proceedings at the time of this posting. Further update to follow.

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