Council of Canadians – Guelph AGM Tonight

October 25th, 2016

October 25, 2016 From 7 – 9 pm Unitarian Congregation of Guelph 122 Harris St,. Guelph (corner of Harris and York Rd.) https://www.facebook.com/events/1086709088043471/ – Welcome Francis Papillon AGM Chair & CoC Board member – Minutes of the previous AGM Norah Chaloner co chair – Report of the Activities of the Chapter Norah Chaloner co chair [...]

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Rally to Protect Water – Sept. 26, 2016

September 19th, 2016

Water is Life. We must protect it from privatization and exploitation for profit. Recently, Councillor James Gordon put forth a motion to city council to take an official stance against Nestle’s water taking permit in Aberfoyle. You are welcome to join us for a family-friendly gathering to honour and protect the water. Right now, our [...]

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Boiling Point: Water Crisis Discussion – Sept. 22, 2016

September 19th, 2016

We are complacent. We bask in the idea that Canada holds 20% of the world’s fresh water — water crises face other countries, but not ours. We could not be more wrong. In Boiling Point, bestselling author and activist Maude Barlow lays bare the issues facing Canada’s water reserves, including long-outdated water laws, unmapped and unprotected [...]

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Toxic Tour — Free Bus to Sarnia August 21, 2016

August 16th, 2016

The Toxic Tour is an opportunity to visit Chemical Valley and learn about the pollution that citizens of Aamjiwnaang First Nation live with every day. This year’s Toxic Tour will be different than previous years in that the tours will take place on buses with volunteer tour guides who will share in-depth information about various [...]

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“Walk for Life, Not Profit” Peacefully Protest

May 26th, 2016

Walk for Water, Sunday May 29th, 2:00pm. Join us on Sunday May 29th for a peaceful walk in support of Save Our Water‘s “Water for Life, Not Profit” campaign. 2:00 pm gather in front of Guelph City Hall for a brief rally before we begin our walk to Nestlé. 5:30 pm rally in front of Nestlé Waters Canada Head office [...]

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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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Gravel Watch 2015 Public Meeting

September 30th, 2015

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Protecting Your Right To Vote Starts Here

August 28th, 2015

Use the link below to check if you are on the registered voters’ list. https://ereg.elections.ca/CWelcome.aspx

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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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Declaration of Voters’ Rights

May 28th, 2015

Guarantee the meaning of your vote by clicking the link below and signing the Declaration of Voters’ Rights. “We the undersigned Canadian citizens demand the following basic democratic rights: to cast an equal and effective vote and to be represented fairly in Parliament, regardless of political belief or place of residence. to be governed by [...]

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