Great Lakes Tour! Great Lakes Need Great Friends

April 30th, 2012

Hey, Folks– “Like” the facebook page for the Great Lakes Tour! Great Lakes need Great Friends  https://www.facebook.com/GLCommons 8 CITY TOUR – MAY 2012 Join Maude Barlow and other guests to celebrate the Great Lakes – a common heritage that belongs to the Earth, other species and future generations as well as our own. Hear how we [...]

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Earth Day…with Oily-pus!

April 23rd, 2012

Earth Day Activities in Guelph Attract Many by Rob Flanagan ( Guelph Mercury April 22/12) [O]n Sunday, a small group gathered for Mother Earth Day at 10 Carden on Carden Street, organized by the Guelph chapter of Council of Canadians. Musician and activist James Gordon was on hand with his guitar and vocals. Norah Chaloner [...]

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2011 AGM Resolutions

April 21st, 2012

The Council’s Board of Directors is pleased to provide the following update to Chapters on the disposition of resolutions passed by the membership at the 2011 Annual General Meeting. 1. Call for Renaissance of the Bank of Canada Submitted by Windsor-Essex Chapter, ON; London Chapter, ON; Vancouver/Burnaby Chapter, BC Moved by Anne Levesque/Seconded by Pina [...]

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Health Care and the Ontario Budget

April 21st, 2012

Ontario budget: Tiny increase in health spending fails the sick and the elderly March 28, 2012          Bob Hepburn “Despite all the rosy talk in this week’s Ontario budget about beefing up home care and community care, the reality is that it’s too little — and it may be too late.” RICHARD LAUTENS/TORONTO STAR If you [...]

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Health Care Rally at Queen’s Park

April 21st, 2012

On March 28th, local members of Guelph Wellington Health Coalition and Council of Canadians Guelph Chapter took part in a mass lobbying of Queen’s Park on the problems of health care in Ontario. It was organized by Natalie Mehra, the director of the Ontario Health Coalition. She has been on many TV stations recently. This [...]

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Love Your Mother! No Pipelines needed!

April 20th, 2012

Love Your Mother!   No Pipelines needed… Leave the oil in the soil and protect watersheds.. April 22nd Earth Day. 3pm at 10 Carden St. “Love Your Mother! No Pipelines Needed!” *Family event. Music by James Gordon.* Meet the Oilypus. Come and send your message to politicians. Supplies provided to create your postcard. We join groups [...]

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