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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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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Council of Canadians part of People’s Climate March

September 25th, 2014

100+ world leaders gathered in NYC. 2808 solidarity events in 166 countries. The largest climate march in history. http://peoplesclimate.org/ “With a last count of 400,000 people strong, it indeed was the largest climate march in history, and one of the largest social movement moments in years.” — Andrea Harden-Donahue, energy & climate justice campaigner On Sunday, September 21st, more [...]

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Members Join Dam Line 9: As Long As It Takes

August 8th, 2014

“I believe that the environmental degradation currently happening affects all of us and all of the activism we are organizing around. Climate change and it’s detrimental reality puts marginalized communities most at risk. This is a women’s issue, this is a race issue, a class issue, an animal rights issue, a sovereignty issue. Those who [...]

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CoC – Guelph Chapter AGM January 29th

January 28th, 2014

Come out for soup; stay for the enlightening discussion around the controversial practice of fracking. Learn why this destructive method of extraction is so dangerous and how we can best ban it in our province.

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Toronto – Enbridge Line 9 Construction Site Occupation

December 15th, 2013

Guelph Chapter member Paul Costello came out to show support for the action. Check out our active members… and read Mark Calzavara’s blog on the CoC website. You will see that our Guelph chapter was well represented at the recent occupation, of the north Toronto Enbridge Line 9 construction site. http://canadians.org/blog/line-9-construction-site-blockaded

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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 FlushtheTPP.org/pledge. Like and repost.” 2. Share this article that explains the TPP and [...]

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Guelph Chapter CoC AGM – Public Event

June 21st, 2013

June 25th – 7pm to 9pm  Guelph Chapter CoC at Dublin St Church ( corner of Dublin St and Suffolk) Join us in the Hallman Room. All welcome. We will have an enlightening update for you with Q&A to follow the presenters. Agenda: 1. Line 9 …how are we affected  and  why should we be interested? [...]

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