Author Archives: Norman Hill

Submit Comments on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Government of Canada has extended the deadline for people to submit comments on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). While there are many legitimate criticisms about the consultation process, this is the only opportunity for citizens to let the government know … Continue reading

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Large ‘donation’ raises questions about charity

Mark Zuckerberg’s recent donation of a large amount of Facebook stock has been praised by a number of people, but rather than deserving praise, Zuckerberg’s action should cause us to ask serious questions. Why is that a tiny percentage of … Continue reading

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Council chapters mobilized to say a 100% clean economy is 100% possible

On November 29, on the eve of the COP 21 climate talks in Paris, 34 Council of Canadians chapters mobilized to say that a 100% clean economy is 100% possible by 2050. This mobilization included the Ottawa, Peterborough and Montreal … Continue reading

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TPP & CETA: two very bad deals for Canada

Click the video below for a great overview of how investors’ rights deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic & Trade Agreement (CETA) will undermine the interests of ordinary people. Please watch and share widely – people … Continue reading

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Go vote for the change you want: A public forum on the state of our democracy

          We all want a better world and a better Canada–with a healthy environment, social justice, and real democracy–but how do we achieve these goals with our present political system? Join this forum on the state … Continue reading

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