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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CETA review letter to Mayor and City Council

January 12th, 2014

December 14th, 2013 Dear Mayor Farbridge and City Councillors, In order to strengthen Guelph from the negative effects from the Canada-EU free trade agreement we are asking that you follow the example of a unanimous Toronto City Council and ask Premier Wynne for a hearing and vote on the Canada-EU deal as soon as possible. On [...]

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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? [...]

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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

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Peter McKay’s Visit

February 28th, 2013

Minister of Defence Peter Kent visits Guelph for leadership award. http://www.guelphmercury.com/opinion/letters/article/890735–veterans-face-injustices-under-harper-tories http://www.guelphmercury.com/news/local/article/888142–protesters-small-in-number-but-big-on-reasons-for-picketing-mackay-visit-to-guelph http://www.guelphmercury.com/opinion/editorial/article/886158–honouring-peter-mackay-a-polarizing-subject

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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 [...]

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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 . . . [...]

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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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CoC 2012 Year End Events for AGM June 21st

June 26th, 2012

A list of Council of Canadians — Guelph Chapter events: Sept 5th 2011 Labour Day Picnic ( table of info on CETA ) Sept 13th Rally at Queen’s Park for Health Care Sept 15th CoC presentation on P3s with Guelph Wellington Health Coalition Sept 18th Eden Mills Writer Festival to table with  Rights of Nature [...]

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June AGM

June 19th, 2012

Thursday June 21st – Guelph Chapter AGM at Unitarian Hall (York Rd. at Harris St.) We wish to invite you to our Guelph Chapter Annual General Meeting on June 21st at 6:30 pm at the corner of York Rd and Harris St in Guelph.  This is in the Unitarian Fellowship building. *free parking* We will [...]

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