We’re on Twitter now! @GuelphCoc

June 23rd, 2017

Please find and follow us on Twitter. Stay up to date on local and national Council of Canadians activities. We are profile name coc guelph and you can tweet us here: @GuelphCoc.

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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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Guelph Hydro Open Houses – Jan. 17

January 8th, 2017

Do you have questions about the changes to Guelph Hydro? Come out to City Hall on January 17th and get answers. Open houses in Guelph Tuesday, January 17 1:30-3:30 p.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m. Guelph City Hall 1 Carden Street, Guelph http://guelph.ca/2017/01/time-discuss-options-guelph-hydro/

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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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Rally to Protect Water – Nov. 7th – Update

November 7th, 2016

Nestlé has bused in their workers to pack the Council Chambers in a bid to prevent locals from being present. Guelphites still put on a peaceful and loving protest outside and are sitting in the overflow room, watching the proceedings at the time of this posting. Further update to follow.

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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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Council of Canadians – Guelph AGM Tonight

October 25th, 2016

October 25, 2016 From 7 – 9 pm Unitarian Congregation of Guelph 122 Harris St,. Guelph (corner of Harris and York Rd.) https://www.facebook.com/events/1086709088043471/ – Welcome Francis Papillon AGM Chair & CoC Board member – Minutes of the previous AGM Norah Chaloner co chair – Report of the Activities of the Chapter Norah Chaloner co chair [...]

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Rally to Protect Water – Sept. 26, 2016

September 19th, 2016

Water is Life. We must protect it from privatization and exploitation for profit. Recently, Councillor James Gordon put forth a motion to city council to take an official stance against Nestle’s water taking permit in Aberfoyle. You are welcome to join us for a family-friendly gathering to honour and protect the water. Right now, our [...]

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