Hamilton, ON – With one year to go before the next federal election, over 300 Council of Canadians supporters from coast to coast will gather in Hamilton to prepare for the crucial year to come. This Friday, the Council of Canadians opens its conference, Forging Solidarity.
Today, health coalitions from across Canada are holding press conferences and a day of action to highlight the substantial implications and the threat to universal public health care that the current court case regarding the for-profit Cambie Surgical Centre, and its co-owner Dr. Brian Day, has for all of us.
There is strong public opposition to the Energy East tar sands pipeline in the city of North Bay which is situated in northeastern Ontario. It may even be that TransCanada - the company behind the controversial 1.1 million barrel per day pipeline - considers North Bay to be it's 'No. 1 trouble spot'.