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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“The Carbon Bubble: What will you do when it bursts?”

May 22nd, 2015

Jeff Rubin with his new book “The Carbon Bubble: What will you do when it bursts?” Thursday, May 27 @ 7pm at Lakeside Hope House – Tickets $5 at the Bookshelf. Jeff was Chief Economist at CIBC World Markets for twenty years and is now a dynamic speaker on Canada’s future choices that must veer [...]

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TOWN HALL on CLIMATE CHANGE – March 18th

March 7th, 2015

Wednesday, March 18th TOWN HALL on CLIMATE CHANGE at the Arboretum 6pm-8pm The Ontario government has just released a Climate Change discussion paper to engage citizens and businesses on Climate Change Strategy. Please read the documents at the link and attend this public meeting in Guelph. A few other cities across the province are having [...]

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Extracting the Future Event – February 28th

February 27th, 2015

See you Saturday morning for GAP’s NEB Apply-A-Thon to challenge the Energy [B]East Pipeline…The largest oil pipeline proposal in North America!   See you Saturday afternoon for “Extracting the Future,” an expert panel on South Western Ontario mining. Details for both events found below. Energy East Hearings Apply-A-Thon! The National Energy Board will be conducting hearings [...]

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Energy East Letter Writing Campaign – February 28th

February 27th, 2015

In conjunction with GAP Contact the National Energy Board while you have a coffee there. Takes 15 minutes! The National Energy Board will soon be conducting hearings on the controversial Energy East Pipeline Project. They need to hear from thousands of Canadians that the Energy East is not the solution we need. Have your voice [...]

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Action Alert: Energy East Letter Campaign

December 11th, 2014

Premier Kathleen Wynne made a mistake yesterday. You can call her out on it. Last week, alongside the Premier of Quebec, Wynne announced seven conditions for the Energy East pipeline. The pipeline would fail any serious review of these conditions. That’s why the premiers of Alberta, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick who support the pipeline reacted [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Food and Water First Celebration – Sunday, August 18th

August 17th, 2013

http://www.ndact.com/ Sunday August 18th. Come and celebrate Food and Water First in Honeywood. Follow the map; it’s just north of Shelburne. http://www.arenamaps.com/arenas/1633.htm 706114 County Rd. 21 Honeywood, ON L0N1H0 It will be a wonderful event and if you missed Foodstock you won’t want to miss this one too. CoC – Guelph will be there with [...]

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Idle No More Action at Cutten Club on January 25th

January 21st, 2013

Friday, January 25th at 11:00 rally to welcome Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment Meet in front of the Cutten Club on College Ave E. at 11am.  Min. Kent will be addressing the Chamber of Commerce at noon on the “positive” things his government has done for our waterways. This peaceful gathering is to show [...]

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