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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.
February 24, 2016 |
The Council of Canadians, Friends of the Earth Europe, and eleven other groups based around the world have released a new 8-page paper titled Oil Corporations Vs. Climate. Read it here.
February 16, 2016 |
Pharmaceutical sales representatives are the direct contact between pharmaceutical companies and those who have the power to write prescriptions: doctors.
February 3, 2016 |
Critics say it's an oversized public insurance scheme for companies that are unwilling to assume the normal risks of doing business. The Globe and Mail says: "Where do we sign?"
January 27, 2016 |
Many have grave concerns about the likelihood of Enbridge's aging Line 9 potential to rupture. Valves on two of the pipelines were shut down on Monday by unknown persons.
January 18, 2016 |
Once again, free trade agreements undermine the ability of all levels of governments to regulate the sale or extraction of fossil fuels and promote renewable energy.
January 7, 2016 |
The Council of Canadians warns that trade agreements like TPP and CETA guarantee an avalanche of challenges to environmental laws and democratic decisions.
December 22, 2015 |
TransCanada has completed filing their application with the NEB bringing us collectively one step closer to the review of this flawed pipeline proposal. Here's a close look at it.
December 16, 2015 |
In the wake of recent allegations made by Mike Duffy, the Council of Canadians is calling on the Commissioner of Canada Elections to re-open the investigation into the 2011 election fraud.
December 7, 2015 |
"TransCanada evaluates only a subset of compounds people may be exposed to and fails to adequately explain why certain reference guidelines were chosen from one jurisdiction over another."
November 23, 2015 |
Organizations and academic experts say that following last week’s tragic events in Paris, it’s especially important that the government consult Canadians before introducing its C-51 reform package.
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