To Todd Williams and our community, The Board of Directors and Staff of the Ontario Public Interest Research Group – Guelph (OPIRG Guelph) would state our support for Todd Williams and all land defenders working to protect the inherent rights of Indigenous people in traditional Haudenosaunee territory which is currently encroached upon by Enbridge’s Lines […]
Please join us! for Spring Community Tree Planting ! OPIRG-Speed River Project is running Community Tree Planting On Saturday May 13 (9 am to 1 pm) at Riverside Park south of Woodlawn Road. All are welcome! This event will include planting native trees and shrubs along the river as well as caring for our babies from previous plantings! We […]
Join the Guelph Action Coalition and Fossil Free Guelph as we show up and demand that academia aligns itself with justice by DIVESTING from fossil fuels and FREEZING tuition costs so that education is affordable and accessible. FREEZE THE FEES AND FOSSIL FREE! NOTE: It looks like finance stuff is being discussed during […]
Hello folks! Following a successful day of elections and our Annual General Meeting, OPIRG Guelph is happy to announce and welcome your new 2017-18 Board of Directors. Newly elected directors include: Adjowa Karikari David James Hudson Rachel Taylor Directors who’ll be joining them for the rest of the year include: Aidan Lockhart Malissa Bryan Paul […]
Wednesday, March 22 -6:00-8:00 PM Mackinnon 228 Our final Radical Reels screening of the semester! COLONIZATION ROAD unearths the history of the Public Lands Act of 1853 — its impact on First Nations, treaties, land and the expansion of “Canadian” settlement. Anishinaabe comedian and activist Ryan McMahon follows a few roads, one in his own […]
OPIRG Guelph is on the traditional territory of the Attawandaron/Attawandaronk/Chonnonton and is a gathering place for many nations. We strive to be accountable to this in all aspects of our work by fostering positive relationship while challenging destructive ones.