Rally to Protect Water – Sept. 26, 2016

September 19th, 2016

Water is Life. We must protect it from privatization and exploitation for profit. Recently, Councillor James Gordon put forth a motion to city council to take an official stance against Nestle’s water taking permit in Aberfoyle. You are welcome to join us for a family-friendly gathering to honour and protect the water. Right now, our [...]

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Boiling Point: Water Crisis Discussion – Sept. 22, 2016

September 19th, 2016

We are complacent. We bask in the idea that Canada holds 20% of the world’s fresh water — water crises face other countries, but not ours. We could not be more wrong. In Boiling Point, bestselling author and activist Maude Barlow lays bare the issues facing Canada’s water reserves, including long-outdated water laws, unmapped and unprotected [...]

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Toxic Tour — Free Bus to Sarnia August 21, 2016

August 16th, 2016

The Toxic Tour is an opportunity to visit Chemical Valley and learn about the pollution that citizens of Aamjiwnaang First Nation live with every day. This year’s Toxic Tour will be different than previous years in that the tours will take place on buses with volunteer tour guides who will share in-depth information about various [...]

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“Walk for Life, Not Profit” Peacefully Protest

May 26th, 2016

Walk for Water, Sunday May 29th, 2:00pm. Join us on Sunday May 29th for a peaceful walk in support of Save Our Water‘s “Water for Life, Not Profit” campaign. 2:00 pm gather in front of Guelph City Hall for a brief rally before we begin our walk to Nestlé. 5:30 pm rally in front of Nestlé Waters Canada Head office [...]

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Cool the Planet 2015 Rally

November 26th, 2015

We need leadership from our government NOW: *100% renewable energy must be in our future! * 80 % of fossil fuels must be left in the ground! Please join the People’s Climate Mobililzation that’s happening all over the world! Bring family, friends, neighbours, banners and signs. Music by James Gordon and the Funky Mammas. Guest [...]

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Gravel Watch 2015 Public Meeting

September 30th, 2015

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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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“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 Chapter AGM

April 6th, 2015

Guelph Chapter AGM for Council of Canadians at St. James the Apostle Church on corner of Paisley and Glasgow N. 6:30 pm for soup supper 7:00 pm for board election 7:20 pm for meeting start: An evening of updates on our various campaigns and their importance in this election year in particular. Hear the latest [...]

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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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