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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June 5th, 2015

The Council of Canadians helped rally against the privatization of Hydro One today. Blackburn News reports, “More than 1,000 people converged on Queen’s Park this afternoon, calling on MPP’s to cancel plans to privatize Hydro One. The rally took place as the legislature began its final clause-by-clause review of the provincial budget bill, which includes [...]

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Guelph rallies against Bill C-51

March 17th, 2015

One of two Guelph rallies against Bill C-51. The OPIRG rally was held at the end of the day after their wonderful Symposium on Social and Environmental Justice. Local musicians added to both rallies with songs of protest, peace and fairness. http://www.guelphmercury.com/news-story/5477594-locals-turn-out-to-protest-bill-c-51/\\ Locals turn out to protest Bill C-51 Guelph Mercury By Tony Saxon GUELPH—Bill C-51 is [...]

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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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Rally for Democracy – March 7th, 2014

April 16th, 2014

On Saturday, March 7th, 2014, a crowd of over thirty people gathered at The Farmers’ Market and paraded to Liberal MP Frank Valeriote’s office on Cork Street in protest of the Fair Elections Act. Speeches and comments were made and a letter of support from Frank Valeriote was read to the rally participants. http://www.guelphtribune.ca/news/new-election-rules-concern-protesters/ A [...]

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Rally to Renew Canada’s Health Accord

August 7th, 2013

Please watch and share this video of last week’s rally in Niagara-on-the-Lake to renew Canada’s Health Accord! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1P3_zsu-Y4

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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 www.cban.ca website shortly. Delicious food was provided by local French country restaurant Artisanale who turned down the voluntary [...]

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January 12, 2013 Idle No More Rally, Guelph – Pictures

March 22nd, 2013

Please click the link below to see our gallery of photos from the Idle No More rally that took place on January 13, 2013. Many locals and not-so-locals gathered to protest the destructive environmental and economic policies of Canada’s federal government. http://coc-guelph.ca/?page_id=59&preview=true&preview_id=59&preview_nonce=d2a017811b

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Report: Idle No More – Guelph Rally January 12th

January 21st, 2013

Please stay engaged. Contact us to be more involved. We are carrying these issues forward. More events are being planned. Excellent rally coverage below thanks to our local papers. Lots of good links on our national website www.canadians.org as well. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. http://www.guelphmercury.com/opinion/columaicle/868825–idle-no-more-rally-draws-large-peaceful-crowd-to-downtown-guelph for excellent Dale Hamilton article …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. http://www.guelphmercury.com/videozone/869245–idle-no-more for  Troy Bridgeman’ video that captures the [...]

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