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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.
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.
October 20, 2015 |
In 2011, 61.4 per cent of eligible voters cast a ballot. That's about 14.8 million people. In the October 2015 election, about 68 per cent, or 17.5 million people, cast a ballot.
October 14, 2015 |
Over 90 First Nation communities and allied organizations sent an open letter to federal party leaders urging them to prioritize funding commitments to end the drinking water crisis.
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.
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