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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Mayoral Debate – Oct. 10 2018 – 7:00pm

October 10th, 2018

Join us for an evening of debate as the incumbent, Cam Guthrie, and the candidate, Aggie Mlynarz, square off on the issues facing Guelph this election. Our moderator for this event will be retired MP for Guelph, Mr. Frank Valeriote. This debate will take place in the City Hall Council Chamber. Doors open at 6:30 [...]

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World Water Day Movie Night – March 22

March 19th, 2018

Come for the free popcorn, stay for the riveting short films and engaging discussion. This movie night event is free. We are screening two fantastic films on the current water crisis: “Water Warriors” and “A Tale of Two Cities”. Free refreshments of lemonade, ice tea, water, and delicious popcorn! Please bring your water bottles. There will [...]

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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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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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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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