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About Council of Canadians, Red Deer and Area

The Council of Canadians Red Deer chapter is part of a national grassroots organization of committed individuals, like yourself, that work towards a greater society for all people. There has been an unprecedented growth of inequality since the development of neoliberal ideas in the political and economic realm, and we as an organized group, want to stand up to our government and big business leaders to tell them it does not have to be that way. We are here to educate and create awareness of the many different issues that effect all of us in the present and the future.

@OccupyYQF marched to #StopTPP, here is the clip: http://tinyurl.com/mfgsov4

The Occupy Red Deer group  stood up with numerous other citizens of the world to protest and create awareness of the Trans-Pacific Partnership yesterday. They marched and delivered letters to both the MLAs and the MP. Here is the clip … Continue reading

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March Against the #TPP, we have to #stoptheTPP until we know the details

Join @CoCRedDeer and many other cities in many other countries to march against the Trans Pacific Partnership. This is another trade deal that threatens to further devastate small business, drive the wage equity gap further apart, threaten food security, prohibit effective market regulation, … Continue reading

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Federal Conservative Teach-in

This Friday, November 1 from 7 to 10 in the evening there is going to be a teach-in during the Federal Conservative convention in Calgary. I realize this is short notice, but if you have free time, please watch this … Continue reading

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@CoCRedDeer Annual Christmas Dinner #CouncilofCDNS #RedDeer

This may be a bit early, but with the first snow I cannot get Christmas out of my mind. Come and join the Council in being festive for dinner on Friday, December 13. There will be cocktails starting at 5:30 and … Continue reading

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Protect our water from #fracking with @CouncilofCDNs

Fracking – also known as hydraulic fracturing – is one of the biggest threats to clean water. It’s a process to extract natural gas or oil trapped in shale rock and coal beds. Using millions of litres of water, thousands … Continue reading

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Oct 3 #MASONvSMITH debate in #RedDeer #abpoli

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 you are invited to the battle of the year, between left and right, between Brian Mason of the Alberta New Democratic Party and Danielle Smith of the Wildrose Party. On their tour of Alberta they … Continue reading

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An oil-spill-filled summer in #Alberta

Read this post by Greenpeace about all of the spill in Alberta over the summer. This is very alarming. http://www.greenpeace.org/canada/en/Blog/alberta-a-spill-filled-summer/blog/46655/

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@CPC_HQ fails to defraud Canadians of lawyer costs in #electionfraud case

Federal Court Justice Richard Mosley has ruled that the applicants in the recent high-profile election fraud legal challenge will not have to pay the Conservative Party $355,907 in legal costs, ruling on a reimbursement request that was filed this past June. In … Continue reading

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Auditor General agrees to perform #safetyreview of #pipelines in #AB

Alberta’s Auditor General has agreed to a safety review of pipelines in the province! The Council of Canadians is one of the 54 co-signers mentioned in the article below. http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/politics/Auditor+general+investigate+pipeline+safety+Alberta/8904153/story.html

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Municipal Election Time

Since our Chapter deals with the municipal government on a regular basis for some issues, I believe it would be important to see which candidates share our interest in making our society better for everyone. In order to do this … Continue reading

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