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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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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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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Rally to Protect Water – November 7th at 6:00pm

November 6th, 2016

Water is Life. We must protect it from privatization and exploitation for profit. In September, we gathered to support James Gordon’s motion for the City to take a stand against Nestle’s water-drawing in Aberfoyle in the upcoming EBR. Council decided to delay the decision and hold a Committee of the Whole special council meeting on [...]

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“Walk for Life, Not Profit” Peacefully Protest

May 26th, 2016

Walk for Water, Sunday May 29th, 2:00pm. Join us on Sunday May 29th for a peaceful walk in support of Save Our Water‘s “Water for Life, Not Profit” campaign. 2:00 pm gather in front of Guelph City Hall for a brief rally before we begin our walk to Nestlé. 5:30 pm rally in front of Nestlé Waters Canada Head office [...]

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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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Idle Know More: Teach-In and Discussion – University Centre, Room 103

March 31st, 2013

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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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Draft Nuisance Bylaw

March 6th, 2013

Oct 04   2012 Dear Mayor and Councillors, We have reviewed the draft nuisance bylaw that you have recently referred to staff for completion, and we would like to take this opportunity to comment. First, it is not clear to us that the provision with respect to nuisance parties is a subject congruent with provisions relating [...]

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