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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.
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.
July 11, 2014 |
What is happening in Detroit? Here is a breakdown of the situation and the most frequently asked questions.
July 2, 2014 |
The final Healing Walk in Fort McMurray Alberta took place last weekend. The walk calls fourth to end the destruction of the land from Tar Sands expansion and to begin the healing.
June 17, 2014 |
"It is not a matter of if Energy East will spill, it is a matter of when, where and how much it will spill." New report examines leaks, explosions and failed regulations.
June 9, 2014 |
Fracking is one of the biggest threats to clean water. Sign the petition and tell the federal government to ban fracking and protect the human right to water in Canada!
May 14, 2014 |
James Anaya, UN special rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous peoples, recommended that "the federal Government should undertake a comprehensive, nation-wide inquiry into the issue."
May 2, 2014 |
On Thursday, May 1, a 14-foot fracking rig spilling fracking wastewater appeared on Parliament Hill to highlight the grave risks associated with fracking such as well leaks and wastewater spills.
April 30, 2014 |
How can you take action to protect water and stop fracking? Check out this toolkit designed to help people and communities fight fracking, protect water and public health and curb climate change.
April 23, 2014 |
Investment treaties give foreign corporations “investor-state” rights, allowing them to by-pass their own governments and directly sue the government of another country.
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