More “Tapped” Aftermath

October 30th, 2012

“Tapped”: the Movie Nestle Doesn’t want you to See!  Report –  Movie screened finally at War Mem Hall. http://www.theontarion.com/2012/10/tapped-nestle-exposed/

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Anti GM Alfalfa Rally at U of G

October 30th, 2012

Anti GM Alfalfa Rally  Monday Oct. 22nd on Winegard Walk at U of Guelph Global National Anchor and Executive Editor Dawna Friesen was broadcasting from Winegard Walk in front of Johnston Hall with live interviews including a big focus on genetically modified alfalfa crops. “Apparently [alfalfa] is becoming a bit of a battleground in the war against [...]

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Defend Our Coast Rally Photos

October 30th, 2012

Defend Our Coast Rally on campus at U of Guelph Oct 24th . to support the national awareness of the threats from pipelines and oil spills to sea life and coastal communities. Photos thanks to Izzy Hirji.

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A Friend in British Columbia

October 30th, 2012

Brent Patterson posted in Council of Canadians – Ontario/Quebec Regional Office Brent Patterson 12:10pm Oct 25 Hello from Nanaimo. I’m here now for our ‘Sinking the Harper Agenda’ conference that starts tomorrow. This morning, I’ve posted about Maude’s day yesterday in Kamloops; information about the ‘no pipelines’ public forum tonight in Burnaby; how a pipeline [...]

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Response to “Tapped”

October 23rd, 2012

In response to “Tapped: the film that Nestle doesn’t want you to see” event, we have added some links to our local website www.coc-guelph.ca The most recent coverage about the event is from The Bookshelf (where you can buy Barlow’s books). http://bookshelfbookstore.blogspot.ca/2012/10/water-water-everywhere-but-not-too-good.html

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Anti-GMO Rally on Monday, October 22

October 21st, 2012

Who wants to join us to capitalize on this opportunity for national television coverage? Global News will be on the U of G campus tomorrow to cover two stories originating from U of G (please see article link).  We would like to have any and all concerned Canadians gather with us on Winegard Walk for [...]

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Defend Our Coasts (DOC) Guelph Solidarity Event‏

October 19th, 2012

Wednesday, October 24nd 17:30 until 18:30 On October 22nd people from across the West Coast and Canada will join the Defend Our Coast sit-in at the provincial legislature in Victoria, British Columbia in opposition of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project. This event is being brought together by over 80 leaders from Canada’s business, First Nations, environmental, [...]

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“Tapped” screening Oct. 15th at War Memorial Hall

October 7th, 2012

A lot has happened in the last week! First, the proposed nuisance bylaw threatens the right to peaceful protest and would prohibit handing out information on the street. Our chapter sent a letter to the Mayor and City Council – please see our website for our letter to City Council on this. Second, the Mayor [...]

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Nestle complains to Mayor and city cancels film

October 6th, 2012

http://www.guelphtribune.ca/news/city-hall-pays-to-to-nestle-objection Nestlé letter to mayor over film causes disbelief Re: Nestlé complains, city cancels film — Oct.2 An exchange of letters between Nestlé Waters Canada and the City of Guelph has just come to light and I am in a state of disbelief. The city chose to participate in a showing of a documentary film [...]

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Nuisance By-law

October 6th, 2012

http://www.guelphtribune.ca/community/nuisance-bylaw-forges-ahead-without-comment/ http://www.guelphmercury.com/news/local/article/808039–jury-of-one-draft-public-nuisance-bylaw-deserves-further-discussion http://guelph.ca/uploads/Council_and_Committees/OT/OT_agenda_091712.pdf Dear Honourable Mayor and Councillors: (emailed Sept. 24, 2012) It is puzzling why a by-law, which ostensibly is being considered as a way to address the unruly and sometimes damaging behaviour of club patrons or neighbourhood party-goers, has, in what appears to be a seemingly stealth addition, included public demonstrations and protests, and [...]

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