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. 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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NAFTA and Water

August 3rd, 2017

Do you know what is going on with the current trade talks? Get the facts on water and NAFTA. https://canadians.org/nafta-water Better yet, get water out of NAFTA. https://secure.canadians.org/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1899&ea.campaign.id=69032 The only way for you to get your NAFTA concerns officially on the government’s record is to send an email to Global Affairs Canada – customize the [...]

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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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TPP Townhall Audio Links

May 20th, 2016

Below are the links for the audio recording of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Townhall held on April 27th at the Italian-Canadian Club in Guelph. Part 1 —  https://www.dropbox.com/s/nmd8ureks723d7x/TPP%20Part%201%20copy.wav?dl=0 Part 2 – https://www.dropbox.com/s/slobaz9oefnhmlw/TPP%20Part%202%20copy.wav?dl=0

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Cool the Planet 2015 Rally

November 26th, 2015

We need leadership from our government NOW: *100% renewable energy must be in our future! * 80 % of fossil fuels must be left in the ground! Please join the People’s Climate Mobililzation that’s happening all over the world! Bring family, friends, neighbours, banners and signs. Music by James Gordon and the Funky Mammas. Guest [...]

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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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