“Robocall Scandal and Voter Suppression” screening

May 22nd, 2015

Guelph “Robocall Scandal and Voter Suppression”! Fair Vote Guelph and the Guelph Chapter of the Council of Canadians are revisiting the Robocall Scandal and the 2011 Voter Suppression this month with a visit from documentary filmmaker Peter Smoczynski. From Wednesday May 20th to Saturday May 23rd Peter Smoczynski is screening portions of his film and [...]

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Guelph rallies against Bill C-51

March 17th, 2015

One of two Guelph rallies against Bill C-51. The OPIRG rally was held at the end of the day after their wonderful Symposium on Social and Environmental Justice. Local musicians added to both rallies with songs of protest, peace and fairness. http://www.guelphmercury.com/news-story/5477594-locals-turn-out-to-protest-bill-c-51/\\ Locals turn out to protest Bill C-51 Guelph Mercury By Tony Saxon GUELPH—Bill C-51 is [...]

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Council of Canadians: Re-open Robocalls Investigation

December 23rd, 2014

Media Release December 18, 2014 Sona verdict: PPSC demands more jail time, but allows ringleaders to go free The Council of Canadians asks PPSC to re-open robocalls investigation Ottawa — The Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) is appealing the sentence of Michael Sona, seeking more jail time “to reflect the gravity of the offence.” In [...]

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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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Rally for Democracy – March 7th, 2014

April 16th, 2014

On Saturday, March 7th, 2014, a crowd of over thirty people gathered at The Farmers’ Market and paraded to Liberal MP Frank Valeriote’s office on Cork Street in protest of the Fair Elections Act. Speeches and comments were made and a letter of support from Frank Valeriote was read to the rally participants. http://www.guelphtribune.ca/news/new-election-rules-concern-protesters/ A [...]

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The Reform Act and Proportional Representation – April 6

March 18th, 2014

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RALLY for DEMOCRACY !

March 1st, 2014

RALLY   for   DEMOCRACY ! (UNFAIR)  “ FAIR  ELECTIONS  ACT”  BILL C-23 A HUGE THREAT  to  Democratic Elections ! SATURDAY,  MARCH  8th 2014 Meet at  GUELPH  FARMER’S  Market: 11:00 a.m.   Bring Posters, Banners ! Silent Walk  to M.P. Frank Valeriote’s Office on Cork Street: 11:30 a.m. Presentations: 11:45 a.m.  – Cork Street Sponsored by: [...]

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