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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.

Majority of Albertans against putting water rights on the market

“Most Albertans believe the province should put river health first when it comes to handing out water rights, and human consumption should take priority over businesses during a drought, according to a new poll released Thursday.” “if businesses and farmers … Continue reading

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What’s the deal with Europe and CETA?

In case you are unaware (which would be no surprise because of the secrecy behind this deal) CETA  stands for the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement between Europe and Canada. It is not just about trade though. This agreement will allow … Continue reading

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80% of Albertans were not aware of the water consultations

New poll released today shows that “While the government spent a million dollars to go to over 20 cities and towns and talked with only 1000 people, 80% of Albertans were not aware that the consultations even took place.” Read … Continue reading

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Don’t let our government look the other way, ask to join #HealingWalk

ACTION: Ask Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver & Premier Alison Redford to meet face-to-face with the communities most deeply affected by the Tar Sands — http://www.leadnow.ca/healing-walk

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New Steering Committee Officers

Tonight was our Annual General Meeting and we have elected the next Steering Committee Officers for the next year. For Chair we have Derrick Callan, for Vice Chair we have Chris Dlima, for Secretary we have Alice Williamson, and for … Continue reading

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Pros & Cons: Policies for People and the Planet

This event has been postponed. Stay tuned for updates in the future! Pros & Cons: Policies for People and the Planet A teach-in presented by Common Causes Saturday June 29, 2013 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Castell Library, 616 … Continue reading

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Welcome to our website!

Come and join us by empowering people to fight for fairness, respect, and love. Act by speaking out to one, two, or hundreds of people of injustices that are done to them. Come perform or watch some street theatre, or … Continue reading

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