Think tank

Council of Canadians

Ottawa,ON, Canada

Founded in 1985, the Council of Canadians is Canada’s leading social action organization, mobilizing a network of 60 chapters across the country.Through our campaigns we advocate for clean water, fair trade, green energy, public health care, and a vibrant democracy. We educate and empower people to hold our governments and corporations accountable.We believe a better Canada and a fairer world are possible.

Contact details

Website:
https://canadians.org/

Address:
200-240 Bank Street, Ottawa ON, K2P 1X4

Country:
Canada

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Canada
Operating languages
English , French

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1985
Age (years)
Council of Canadians
 37
Canada average
 33
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Maude Barlow, Margaret Atwood, David Suzuki, Farley Mowat, Pierre Berton, Margaret Laurence
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Molly Kane, Executive Director
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Molly Kane, Executive Director
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Molly Kane, Executive Director
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Council of Canadians
 24
Canada average
 26
Global average
 85
% Female staff
2021
Council of Canadians
 58%
Canada average
 53%
Global average
 48%

Social

Likes (2022)
Council of Canadians
 37,964
Canada average
 21,161
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Council of Canadians
 37,694
Likes (2019)
Council of Canadians
 35,348
Followers (2022)
Council of Canadians
 78
Canada average
 12,651
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Council of Canadians
 33
Followers (2019)
Council of Canadians
 27,082
Subscribers (2022)
Council of Canadians
 1,060
Canada average
 2,987
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
Council of Canadians
 1,010
Subscribers (2019)
Council of Canadians
 942
Followers (2021)
Council of Canadians
 3,565
Canada average
 5,478
Global average
 13,831
Followers (2019)
Council of Canadians
 1,984
Followers (2022)
Council of Canadians
 735
Canada average
 8,200
Global average
 16,259
Followers (2019)
Council of Canadians
 495

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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