CoC Guelph AGM – Sept. 26

September 20th, 2017

Please join us for our annual general meeting, an evening of informative entertainment. We will begin with the business of the Guelph Chapter of the Council of Canadians — a brief recap of our past year’s activities, the treasurer’s report, and the voting in of our board members — and then move on to our [...]

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Toxic Tour Update: Postponed Until Autumn

August 11th, 2017

Get on the FREE bus from Guelph and KW to the Water Gathering & Toxic Tour at Aamjiwnaang First Nation’s Maawn Doosh Gumig (Place of Gathering). This event is a free educational and social gathering for the water. Focusing on our relationship with the water. The event offers free camping, free vegan, vegetarian, and traditional [...]

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Canadian Prison and Immigration Systems Panel – June 25th

June 23rd, 2017

State of Control: Canadian Prison and Immigration Systems Sunday June 25, 2:30-4:30PM The Making-Box (43 Cork St. East, Guelph) Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1904309159840641/ This panel discussion will explore the ways in which immigration and prison systems target racialized bodies as a perpetuation of white supremacy within state institutions. We’ll hear about the ways in which the State attacks [...]

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We’re on Twitter now! @GuelphCoc

June 23rd, 2017

Please find and follow us on Twitter. Stay up to date on local and national Council of Canadians activities. We are profile name coc guelph and you can tweet us here: @GuelphCoc.

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World Water Event – March 22nd

March 22nd, 2017

World Water Day PosterMar 22 17 pdf12 When:    4:00 pm today Where:  Marianne’s Park, 1765 Gordon St., Guelph, ON SE foot of the Gordon Street Bridge

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Public Private Partnerships (P3s) Feb.22

February 19th, 2017

Learn how private public partnerships affect you. A discussion panel followed by a Q&A session. Speakers are Rosario Marchese – Hydro One Privatization; Jeremy Thidodeau – Private Sector; and Natalie Mehra – Ontario Health Coalition.

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Guelph Hydro Open Houses – Jan. 17

January 8th, 2017

Do you have questions about the changes to Guelph Hydro? Come out to City Hall on January 17th and get answers. Open houses in Guelph Tuesday, January 17 1:30-3:30 p.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m. Guelph City Hall 1 Carden Street, Guelph http://guelph.ca/2017/01/time-discuss-options-guelph-hydro/

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Guelph Fundraiser – Standing Rock and Chippewa of the Thames

November 7th, 2016

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Rally to Protect Water – Nov. 7th – Update

November 7th, 2016

Nestlé has bused in their workers to pack the Council Chambers in a bid to prevent locals from being present. Guelphites still put on a peaceful and loving protest outside and are sitting in the overflow room, watching the proceedings at the time of this posting. Further update to follow.

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Rally to Protect Water – November 7th at 6:00pm

November 6th, 2016

Water is Life. We must protect it from privatization and exploitation for profit. In September, we gathered to support James Gordon’s motion for the City to take a stand against Nestle’s water-drawing in Aberfoyle in the upcoming EBR. Council decided to delay the decision and hold a Committee of the Whole special council meeting on [...]

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