Canadian Prison and Immigration Systems Panel – June 25th

June 23rd, 2017

State of Control: Canadian Prison and Immigration Systems Sunday June 25, 2:30-4:30PM The Making-Box (43 Cork St. East, Guelph) Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1904309159840641/ This panel discussion will explore the ways in which immigration and prison systems target racialized bodies as a perpetuation of white supremacy within state institutions. We’ll hear about the ways in which the State attacks [...]

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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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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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Guelph Fundraiser – Standing Rock and Chippewa of the Thames

November 7th, 2016

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Protecting Your Right To Vote Starts Here

August 28th, 2015

Use the link below to check if you are on the registered voters’ list. https://ereg.elections.ca/CWelcome.aspx

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Declaration of Voters’ Rights

May 28th, 2015

Guarantee the meaning of your vote by clicking the link below and signing the Declaration of Voters’ Rights. “We the undersigned Canadian citizens demand the following basic democratic rights: to cast an equal and effective vote and to be represented fairly in Parliament, regardless of political belief or place of residence. to be governed by [...]

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“Robocall Scandal and Voter Suppression” screening

May 22nd, 2015

Guelph “Robocall Scandal and Voter Suppression”! Fair Vote Guelph and the Guelph Chapter of the Council of Canadians are revisiting the Robocall Scandal and the 2011 Voter Suppression this month with a visit from documentary filmmaker Peter Smoczynski. From Wednesday May 20th to Saturday May 23rd Peter Smoczynski is screening portions of his film and [...]

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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: Re-open Robocalls Investigation

December 23rd, 2014

Media Release December 18, 2014 Sona verdict: PPSC demands more jail time, but allows ringleaders to go free The Council of Canadians asks PPSC to re-open robocalls investigation Ottawa — The Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) is appealing the sentence of Michael Sona, seeking more jail time “to reflect the gravity of the offence.” In [...]

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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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