CoC Chat Café – January 20th

December 11th, 2014

Be part of an evening of loosely structured conversation about the issues of the day concerning our municipality, our country, and our world. Grab a coffee and expand your knowledge by sharing thoughts face to face, that quaint old-fashioned way of engaging in political discourse. We’ve had two such evenings thus far with excellent attendance [...]

Posted in CETA, Democracy, Energy, Events, FIPAs, Food Protection, GMO, Health Care, Line 9, P3s, Right to Protest, Rights of Nature, Water | Comments (1)

Council of Canadians part of People’s Climate March

September 25th, 2014

100+ world leaders gathered in NYC. 2808 solidarity events in 166 countries. The largest climate march in history. http://peoplesclimate.org/ “With a last count of 400,000 people strong, it indeed was the largest climate march in history, and one of the largest social movement moments in years.” — Andrea Harden-Donahue, energy & climate justice campaigner On Sunday, September 21st, more [...]

Posted in Actions, CETA, Campaigns, Energy, Events, FIPAs, Food Protection, Latest News, Line 9, Rally Reports, Rights of Nature, Water | Comments (0)

TTP Tuesday

July 22nd, 2013

Here are three things you can do on this #TPPTuesday: 1. Copy and paste to share the photo below on your Facebook page with this status: “We can stop the worst trade agreement in history. Take the pledge to stop the TPP at FlushtheTPP.org/pledge. Like and repost.” 2. Share this article that explains the TPP and [...]

Posted in Actions, Campaigns, FIPAs, Food Protection, GMO, Latest News, P3s, Water | Comments (0)

Guelph Chapter CoC AGM – Public Event

June 21st, 2013

June 25th – 7pm to 9pm  Guelph Chapter CoC at Dublin St Church ( corner of Dublin St and Suffolk) Join us in the Hallman Room. All welcome. We will have an enlightening update for you with Q&A to follow the presenters. Agenda: 1. Line 9 …how are we affected  and  why should we be interested? [...]

Posted in CETA, Events, FIPAs, Food Protection, Health Care, Latest News, Line 9, P3s, Water | Comments (0)

January 12, 2013 Idle No More Rally, Guelph – Pictures

March 22nd, 2013

Please click the link below to see our gallery of photos from the Idle No More rally that took place on January 13, 2013. Many locals and not-so-locals gathered to protest the destructive environmental and economic policies of Canada’s federal government. http://coc-guelph.ca/?page_id=59&preview=true&preview_id=59&preview_nonce=d2a017811b

Posted in CETA, Events, FIPAs, Food Protection, Line 9, Rally Reports, Right to Protest, Rights of Nature, Water | Comments (0)

Action Alert

November 20th, 2012

ACTIONS Your comments are needed on the PPS that guides all development in Ontario  at www.nomegaquarry.ca ACTIONS Your comments are needed in response to the draft nuisance bylaw.  It is very undemocratic and will seriously impact our actions as we try to get attention to our issues of concern.  An excellent review of it is on the [...]

Posted in Actions, CETA, Campaigns, FIPAs, Food Protection, Latest News, Water | Comments (0)

Public Meeting of the CoC -Guelph Chapter November 22

November 20th, 2012

Thursday, November 22nd Choosing our Issues and Actions. Council of Canadians meeting at 10 Carden St. Guelph.  7-9pm. Hear the latest on fracking, Line 9, quarries,pipelines, trade agreements, democracy and food and water security!  Hear the AGM report from a member who attended. Find out who we are and what we are all about . . . [...]

Posted in CETA, Events, FIPAs, Food Protection, GMO, Latest News, Line 9, P3s, Water | Comments (0)

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

Posted in FIPAs, Latest News, Rally Reports | Comments (0)

More FIPA articles

November 6th, 2012

Trade agreements with secret tribunals – Wrong! …with investor protections that avoid environmental considerations…Wrong! …with closed door arbitration outside our courts…Wrong! …with decades long contracts including Canadian water and resources…Wrong! …with protection for our partners that we do not have…Wrong! …with escape clauses from “regulatory expropriation”…Wrong! …with investor rights that supersede labour rights…Wrong! For information [...]

Posted in Campaigns, FIPAs, Latest News | Comments (0)

Canada-China Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement

November 5th, 2012

The Harper government has signed its Canada-China Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement without parliamentary discussion and public debate. It can be ratified as early as Nov 8th. The investment treaty will give Chinese firms in Canada and Canadian firms in China 31 years of “protection” from environmental, human rights or resource conservation measures they don’t like. It [...]

Posted in Campaigns, FIPAs, Latest News | Comments (0)