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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.
October 2, 2015 |
If there was ever a living, breathing argument for keeping the profit motive out of health care, Martin Shkreli is it.
September 16, 2015 |
On the cusp of Thursday's federal election debate on the economy, the Trade Justice Network is calling on federal leaders to mandate the Parliamentary Budget Officer to conduct fact-based analysis.
August 28, 2015 |
Drinking water tests done by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment found turbidity at a level 120 times the safety limit.
August 14, 2015 |
"The sheer size of the proposed Energy East pipeline means a spill threatens to be the largest Canada has ever seen."
August 5, 2015 |
Ministers from 12 countries negotiating the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership announced that they were unable to reach an agreement.
July 20, 2015 |
Justice David Stinson found that there was a risk that some people would be unable to vote because of strict new voter identification requirements, but declined to grant an injunction.
July 6, 2015 |
A ruling on whether an injunction will be granted is anticipated by July 20.
June 24, 2015 |
The Council of Canadians has organized nine public forums to date with key allies in the leadup to the federal election. About 2,000 people have attended these town hall gatherings across Canada.
June 17, 2015 |
ut of four Canadians have no idea that the federal government is negotiating a huge international trade deal that could have serious repercussions for the country.
May 21, 2015 |
In January, the provincial government announced that it was "suspending all participation in, and commitment to be bound by the outcomes of any trade agreement currently under negotiation by Canada."
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