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
 39
Canada average
 33
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Maude Barlow, Margaret Atwood, David Suzuki, Farley Mowat, Pierre Berton, Margaret Laurence
Founder gender: Both male and female co-founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Robin Tress, Ravi Joshi
Leader gender: Both male and female co-leaders (more than one person)
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Molly Kane, Executive Director
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2023
Council of Canadians
 28
Canada average
 25
Global average
 66
2021
Council of Canadians
 24
% Female staff
2023
Council of Canadians
 71%
Canada average
 53%
Global average
 50%
2021
Council of Canadians
 58%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Council of Canadians
 4
Canada average
 33
Global average
 65

Social

Likes (2023)
Council of Canadians
 38,451
Canada average
 19,656
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Council of Canadians
 37,964
Likes (2021)
Council of Canadians
 37,694
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Council of Canadians
 27,700
Canada average
 11,305
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Council of Canadians
 78
Followers (2021)
Council of Canadians
 33
Subscribers (2023)
Council of Canadians
 1,090
Canada average
 3,436
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Council of Canadians
 1,060
Subscribers (2021)
Council of Canadians
 1,010
Followers (2023)
Council of Canadians
 6,685
Canada average
 5,924
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2021)
Council of Canadians
 3,565
Followers (2019)
Council of Canadians
 1,984
Followers (2023)
Council of Canadians
 814
Canada average
 8,485
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Council of Canadians
 735
Followers (2019)
Council of Canadians
 495

Data notes

Last updated: 07/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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