National Day of Action to Defend Water

March 19th, 2018

Gathering at MP Lloyd Longfield’s office, 40 Cork St East, Guelph https://act.leadnow.ca/defendthewater/guelph-ontario3/ On March 23rd, people across the country will take to the streets for a National Day of Action to Defend the Water. We’ll gather outside our MP’s offices, and then go inside to deliver samples of water collected from the coastline in BC [...]

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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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“Water IS Life” Talk – Oct. 18th, ICC Guelph

September 28th, 2017

Join us for an illuminating discussion on international trade agreements and their threat to water as a public commons. Everyone on the planet will be affected by decisions made in trade talks around water as a commodity. This is a free event with donations very welcome. Facebook event link

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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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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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TPP Townhall Audio Links

May 20th, 2016

Below are the links for the audio recording of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Townhall held on April 27th at the Italian-Canadian Club in Guelph. Part 1 —  https://www.dropbox.com/s/nmd8ureks723d7x/TPP%20Part%201%20copy.wav?dl=0 Part 2 – https://www.dropbox.com/s/slobaz9oefnhmlw/TPP%20Part%202%20copy.wav?dl=0

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Cool the Planet 2015 Rally

November 26th, 2015

We need leadership from our government NOW: *100% renewable energy must be in our future! * 80 % of fossil fuels must be left in the ground! Please join the People’s Climate Mobililzation that’s happening all over the world! Bring family, friends, neighbours, banners and signs. Music by James Gordon and the Funky Mammas. Guest [...]

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June 5th, 2015

The Council of Canadians helped rally against the privatization of Hydro One today. Blackburn News reports, “More than 1,000 people converged on Queen’s Park this afternoon, calling on MPP’s to cancel plans to privatize Hydro One. The rally took place as the legislature began its final clause-by-clause review of the provincial budget bill, which includes [...]

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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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