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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Respect the right to conscientious protest

March 6th, 2013

Dear editor: Re: Respect for veterans on National Flag Day — Feb. 14 As the son of a front-line Second World War veteran and a war bride, I support the right to conscientious protest, especially on National Flag Day. My dad wept with joy when our Maple Leaf flag was officially proclaimed in 1965. His [...]

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Nuisance By-law

October 6th, 2012

http://www.guelphtribune.ca/community/nuisance-bylaw-forges-ahead-without-comment/ http://www.guelphmercury.com/news/local/article/808039–jury-of-one-draft-public-nuisance-bylaw-deserves-further-discussion http://guelph.ca/uploads/Council_and_Committees/OT/OT_agenda_091712.pdf Dear Honourable Mayor and Councillors: (emailed Sept. 24, 2012) It is puzzling why a by-law, which ostensibly is being considered as a way to address the unruly and sometimes damaging behaviour of club patrons or neighbourhood party-goers, has, in what appears to be a seemingly stealth addition, included public demonstrations and protests, and [...]

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