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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 21, 2013 |
If the Harper government approves this and other export pipelines, Canada is clearly signalling its dependence on extreme forms of energy into the future.
December 18, 2013 |
We don't know. We do know that the Harper government has lobbied against the European Fuel Quality Directive, an important piece of European climate legislation.
November 29, 2013 |
Documents leaked by U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden are providing information about Canadian spying activities in relation to multilateral negotiations.
November 22, 2013 |
Calgary-based Infinito is suing the Costa Rican government for over $1 billion because it rejected the company’s plan to build an open-pit gold mine in a tropical forest.
November 15, 2013 |
The TPP leaks and letters on fast-track to Obama are a timely reminder of what Canada is trading away in these "next generation" deals.
November 8, 2013 |
We support Indigenous peoples' right to free, prior and informed consent. They are the rightful stewards of their lands, and should be the ones to decide if and how they are developed.
October 25, 2013 |
Taxpayers like you and me will be padding the bottom line of already profitable multinational corporations.
October 18, 2013 |
The people of Canada and Europe, not multinational corporations, should be the ones calling the shots.
October 14, 2013 |
With Parliament set to resume, Coalition calls for effective legal measures to protect the privacy of every resident of Canada against government intrusion
October 2, 2013 |
By 2030, our global demand for water will outstrip supply by 40 per cent, a sure-fire recipe for great suffering. We need a new water ethic.
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