Council of Canadians

Site: Guelph Chapter

Public Comments National website: The Council of Canadians / Le Conseil des Canadiens
Contact Information
Alternate Name CoC-Guelph
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Ron East, Chair; Phone: 519-766-0139; Email:
Alternate Contact Jason Blokhuis, Board Member; Phone: 519-722-8559; Email:
Description (Site) Various event locations
Located In Community Guelph
Mailing Address c/o Ron East 
46 Cambridge St, Unit B 
Guelph, ON N1H 2V2
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Social action organization that is part of a global movement working for social, economic, environmental and democratic justice. Guelph chapter currently focuses on Water, Climate Change.
Description (Service) Educates and empowers people to hold governments and corporations accountable and advocates in support of social and democratic institutions. Campaigns are conducted in the following areas: clean water, fair trade, green energy, public health care, and democracy. 
The Council of Canadians does not accept money from corporations or governments. Work is sustained by volunteer energy and supporter donations. Local chapters are under the umbrella of the national organization.
Hours Hours vary for meetings and events 
Regular board meetings, Sep-Jun
Areas Served Guelph - and surrounding area ; Wellington County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Visit website or call for information
Languages English
Fees Membership - a contribution of $1 or more for a one-year membership as a Council of Canadians Supporter ; Voluntary annual donations accepted
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1990 - local chapter ; National organization - 1982
Funding Donations
Elections Held at annual general meeting in the fall each year
Resources Council of Canadians, Guelph Chapter is a member of Guelph-Wellington Coalition for Social Justice and Wellington Water Watchers.
Service Categories Community Involvement Programs ; Political Action/Lobbying Groups