Shrinking Pool of Canadian Farmers Lamented at Guelph forum

January 28th, 2011

MP Frank Valeriote hosted a Food Security Roundtable on Jan. 27th and two other representatives from the Agriculture and Agri-Business Committee in Ottawa attended, MP Carolyn Bennett (a medical doctor and health critic for the Opposition) and MP Wayne Easter (agriculture critic for the Opposition). The forum was organized by Council of Canadians, Guelph Chapter, [...]

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Maude Barlow

January 28th, 2011

Please click this link to read about Maude Barlow’s talk at the University of Guelph’s War Memorial Hall this past week: “Barlow urges people to study any free trade agreement between Canada and the European Union.”

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Events week of Jan 24, 2011

January 23rd, 2011

Hello Folks. This is a big week for the Guelph Chapter. I hope that you will attend some of the events. Maude Barlow, Food Security, Organic Conference .

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January 21st, 2011

UPDATE: Nuclear shipments on Great Lakes delayed. reports that, “A federal decision to permit the shipment of 16 radioactive steam generators across the Great Lakes has been delayed indefinitely. For reasons unexplained, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) said on Monday (January 17) that it needs more time to deliberate the proposed shipment.” The Sarnia [...]

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CETA Awareness

January 17th, 2011

Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations are continuing at a fast pace. CETA is a trade agreement being negotiated now between the European Union and Canada. The Europeans are demanding that their corporations have equal access to bid on all municipal contracts including hospital, schools, public utilities. The wording is such that [...]

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Barlow to Speak on CETA

January 17th, 2011

NEWS: Barlow to speak on CETA in Guelph, Jan. 26 by   The Guelph Mercury reporter, Drew Halfnight  on Thursday,  Jan 13/11 She was a thorn in Brian Mulroney’s side during negotiations for the first modern free trade deal, the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement, and helped turn the tide against the Free Trade Area of the Americas [...]

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Maude Barlow to speak at U. of Guelph

January 15th, 2011

International Water Warrior, Maude Barlow will speak on January 26 at 7pm at War Memorial Hall on the global water crisis and the fight for the water commons.

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CoC Update

January 12th, 2011

NEWS  Over half of the new gas wells leaking… The Concordian reports that, “During the past year, Quebec’s quickly growing shale gas industry sparked heated debates about potential contamination of water. It wasn’t until last week that some new concerns over possible effects on the atmosphere came to light. In December, Quebec’s Department of Natural [...]

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Guelph City Council and CETA

January 10th, 2011

Before the last election CoC Guelph asked all of the candidates a few questions about their positions on issues that concern us. Here is the complete text of the questions. Below that we have posted the responses we received from the mayor and councillors. Municipal Elections 2010 A Vote for Trade Justice – A Vote [...]

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Plans for 2011

January 5th, 2011

Happy new year and welcome to 2011!

This year the Council of Canadians will be launching three new campaigns.

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