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The Council of Canadians June 11, 2022, Annual Meeting of Members (AMM)

27 May 2022

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The Council of Canadians June 11, 2022, Annual Meeting of Members (AMM) 2022 Resolutions submitted by the Board of Directors, Chapters, or at least three members in good standing POLICY Resolutions ● Purpose: to expand and deepen the Council’s policy framework to address ongoing issues and to provide staff, chapters, and members with a clear guidance as to the Council’s policy positions ● What it. [...] Resolution: A Policy Resolution on National Health Care Submitted by: The Board of Directors WHEREAS the Council of Canadians has campaigned for improved health care programs for decades; and WHEREAS elements of a health care program that effectively meets the need of all in Canada includes continuation of our national public health care program, expanded to increase federal transfers to the provi. [...] Resolution: A Campaign Resolution on Community Solidarity Submitted by: The Board of Directors WHEREAS the current resurgence of an organized far-right movement in Canada poses a real and significant threat to democracy, social solidarity and social justice; and WHEREAS across the world, a shrinking elite exploits uncertainty by encouraging rightwing and “shock doctrine” responses to crises in ord. [...] Resolution: A Campaign Resolution on the Climate Emergency Submitted by: The Board of Directors WHEREAS the Council of Canadians has advocated and campaigned for responses to the global climate emergency that combine achievable solutions on a multitude of fronts; and WHEREAS in 2021 and early 2022, the Council’s efforts have focused on the Green New Deal, Just Transition, working towards eliminati. [...] WHEREAS waterbodies must be held in public trust and protected as a non-renewable resource to ensure ecosystem sustainability for the benefit of all; WHEREAS municipalities are empowered to provide responsible and accountable local governance in order to create and sustain safe and viable communities, etc; WHEREAS municipalities have the duty and responsibility to foster the well-being of the envi.

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