Canada Threatens to Scrap CETA over Tar Sands

February 22nd, 2011

A Reuters article now being carried by the Globe and Mail reports that, “Canada has threatened to scrap a trade deal with the European Union if the EU persists with plans that would block imports of Canada’s highly polluting tar sands, according to documents and sources.”

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You Don’t Like the Truth – Documentary

February 22nd, 2011

You Don’t Like the Truth on Feb 23rd at 7pm in University Centre Rm 103 at U of Guelph. The directors of an award winning new documentary,  which is about Omar Khadr and the Canadian government, are coming to Guelph to talk about their film and to screen it. The event is taking place on [...]

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Letter to the Editor

February 4th, 2011

February 02, 2011 We’re getting contradictory messages about the Canada-European Union free trade negotiations from the federal government and business lobby groups like the Canada-EU Roundtable for Business. Either free trade is so obviously beneficial to the Canadian economy that it needs no explaining, as Trade Minister Peter Van Loan is fond of saying. Or else the [...]

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RALLY on WED FEB 9 UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH

February 4th, 2011

“Pig Rally: Stop UofG’s ‘Enviropig TM ‘” Wednesday, February 9, 12:30 – 1:00 pm, The Cannon, University of Guelph  ( north side of U of G University Centre) The University of Guelph will profit financially from commercializing the hugely controversial GE pig trademarked “Enviropig”. What happens when a public university fights to bring a product [...]

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PUBLIC FORUM MON FEB 7 UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH

February 4th, 2011

“Facing the Negative Impacts of Genetic Engineering on Farmers: GE Alfalfa, GE Pigs and Bill C-474″ Monday, February 7, 7:00 PM 1097 Thornbrough (THORN) 1307, University of Guelph  (steps away from bus stop in front of University Centre) On Wednesday February 9, MPs from the House of Commons Agriculture Committee will visit the University of [...]

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Welcome

February 4th, 2011

Welcome to the Guelph Chapter – Council of Canadians We are part of a diverse group of Canadians committed to promoting social, economic and environmental justice. We work to protect our sovereignty and our democracy. We are independent and do not take money from political parties or corporations. We hold public events, write letters, promote [...]

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