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Great Lakes Need Great Friends: Protecting The Great Lakes Forever

Great Lakes Need Great Friends: Protecting The Great Lakes Forever

Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow is embarking on an eight city speaking tour aimed at protecting the Great Lakes from private interests and government complacency and restoring more democratic control over them. The tour, Great Lakes Need Great Friends: Protecting The Great Lakes Forever, will visit Toronto (May 15), Hamilton (May [...]

Harper Government

This isn't one of Stephen Harper's dreams of ruling as a majority, this is real. Stephen Harper ordered to change the wording of the Government of Canada to the Harper Government in all announcements. Others in the Government of Canada were offended, and so were Canadians. Here is a petition, and a CBC report: We, the undersigned, call on the [...]

Nuclear Steam Generators Shipment

Nuclear Steam Generators Shipment

This page is updated regularly during the campaigns. CELA Challenges LicensesCELA (Canadian Environmental Law Association) and Sierra Club Canada through CELA counsel filed in Federal Court two Applications for Judicial Review of the licenses issued by CNSC (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission) to ship 16 radioactive steam generators. From [...]

CETA Rally in Ottawa

CETA Rally in Ottawa

United voices cried for protection of Canadian services and resources outside the fifth round of negotiations for the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. CETA Rally speakers list: Peggy Nash, CAW; Terry Boehm, National Farmers Union; Maude Barlow, Council of Canadians; Dave Coles, Communications, Energy and [...]

Rally 4 Accountability

Rally 4 Accountability

In front of the Ontario legislative building, at Queen's Park, on Monday was a “Rally 4 Accountability” to have an Ombudsman oversee the Children’s Aid Society. Andrea Horwath, MPP and leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party, introduced Bill 93 in 2008 to provide external investigations of allegations against the Children's Aid [...]

Save Our Net!

"Until now, Canada's Internet has been an open network -- and a level playing field for free speech, innovation, and free market competition. All that is now under threat. A handful of companies are threatening to change the way Canada's Internet works. They want to replace the open network Canadians enjoy today with a discriminatory or [...]

The Right to Water campaign

The Right to Water campaign

  The Blue Planet Project, founded by Maude Barlow, believes "access to water is a fundamental human right." From the the website: The Friends of the Right to Water is promoting a two-tiered strategy. We are encouraging our international partners to work with the UN to adopt a convention or treaty on the right to water. We are also [...]

Ontario HST

Ontario HST

"Dalton McGuinty’s new HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) will hurt thousands of Ontarians already paying more than their fair share of taxes." Andrea Horwath, the new leader of the Ontario NDP, is standing up for the people of Ontario by leading the fight against the HST. Dalton McGuinty, leader of the Liberal Party, signed for this new raise to [...]