More Local FIPA Protest

November 11th, 2012

“Members of the Guelph chapter of The Council of Canadians gathered in front of Guelph MP Frank Valeriote’s Cork Street constituency office to warn of the perceived dangers to Canadian sovereignty and democracy if the agreement goes ahead.” http://www.guelphmercury.com/news/local/article/831102–locals-urge-debate-on-investment-agreement

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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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Guelph’s Frackdown

September 25th, 2012

Guelph had a very successful rally for the Global Frackdown. More people signed the petition to ban fracking across the country. We made a step forward in Guelph for more people to understand the dangers of fracking. Yesterday Quebec’s new Minister of Natural Resources made a statement on fracking.  “Our position is very clear: we [...]

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“Death of Evidence Rally” in Guelph and Ottawa

July 30th, 2012

Reports on the recent “Death of Evidence Rally” in Guelph and Ottawa http://www.guelphmercury.com/opinion/editorial/article/760448–heed-concerns-of-scientists http://www.guelphmercury.com/news/local/article/758433–mock-funeral-in-guelph-for-death-of-evidence-due-to-budget-cuts by Scott Tracey http://www.guelphmercury.com/news/canada/article/758421–scientists-march-to-parliament-hill-to-protest-death-of-evidence http://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters/article/1226460–pathetic-coverage-of-protest http://www.ipolitics.ca/2012/07/24/jennifer-robson-determining-truth-tougher-without-research-is-that-the-pms-objective/

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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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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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Rally for Democracy – 03/11/12

March 12th, 2012

http://www.guelphmercury.com/news/local/article/685298–guelph-residents-demand-a-public-inquiry-into-robocall-scandal

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December 10 Rally to Oppose CETA

December 9th, 2011

Last Monday, reps from Guelph Labour Council, CUPE, Wellington Water Watchers, and Council of Canadians attended the CAFES committee at City Hall. We asked for an exemption of our city from the CETA trade agreement until the details are made public and do not preference profits for EU corporations over our right to make choices [...]

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December 3rd RALLY to OPPOSE CETA.

December 6th, 2011

We gathered in Essex St Parkette at 11 a.m. opposite the Farmers Market on Gordon St with the big CETA-pus that draws attention to the many grasping tentacles of this trade agreement. The CETA will affect every aspect of your life and our community. This family friendly rally raised awareness of the secret CETA agreement. [...]

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