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Founded in 1985, the Council of Canadians is Canada’s largest citizens’ organization, with members and chapters across the country. We work to protect Canadian independence by promoting progressive policies on fair trade, clean water, energy security, public health care, and other issues of social and economic concern to Canadians.
December 3, 2014 |
Elections Canada has estimated that 38.8 per cent of eligible voters between 18-24 voted in the May 2011 federal election. That's significantly lower than the official turnout of 61.1 per cent.
November 21, 2014 |
Michael Sona has been sentenced to nine months in jail with 12 months probation after being found guilty of participating in a voter suppression scheme in Guelph during the 2011 election.
November 17, 2014 |
"I told them in no uncertain terms to go f**k themselves because what they were doing was blatantly unsafe and illegal."
November 3, 2014 |
Dean Del Mastro found guilt on charges he knowingly overspent on his election campaign. However, sections of the 'Fair' Elections Act still remain intact.
October 24, 2014 |
The N.B. premier visited Alberta for four days to promote the controversial pipeline project and has even gone as far as suggesting two export pipelines -- one for oil, one for gas -- should be built.
October 6, 2014 |
Despite fracking protests, the Harper government has publicly taken a hands-off approach and continues to point to the provinces and territories as the key decision makers for fracking projects.
August 20, 2014 |
In a recorded vote, Port Hope council voted unanimously against rezoning and official plan amendments to allow Entech-REM to build a garbage gasification/incinerator plant in Wesleyville.
July 28, 2014 |
Germany is to reject a multibillion-dollar free trade deal between the European Union and Canada.
July 23, 2014 |
As shut-offs enter their third month, the Windsor chapter of the Council of Canadians will send a convoy of 1,000 litres of water to Detroit with a message for President Obama.
July 16, 2014 |
Reacting to revelations that TransCanada Corp. paid for the Town of Mattawa’s silence, the Council of Canadians delivered a “cease and desist” letter to TransCanada’s lawyers.
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