Council of Canadians

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.

In cahoots
Apr 2, 2002

PM Takes Best Acting Award

Lost in the hubbub of last week's Oscars, Prime Minister Jean Chrétien has won a major award of his own — for best political acting. In "Jean Q," an ironic thriller, the PM pretends t
In cahoots
Mar 1, 2002

Healing Medicare

We are programming public medicare to fail. That diagnosis comes today in a report from the Council of Canadians. Its healing prescription includes evolving the "doctor/hospital system" into a commun
In cahoots
Feb 14, 2002

Eat Now, Question Later

Genetically-engineered foods are safe, so Canadians don't need to see them labelled. That was Health Canada's message when Parliament defeated a mandatory labelling bill last October. So why is that


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