Chapters this Week! 2017

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Postby Oscar » Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:53 am

Chapters this Week! - October 27, 2017 - 11:29am

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Here is a snapshot of recent and upcoming activism by Council of Canadians chapters across the country:

CLIMATE JUSTICE
1- Victoria chapter at City of Colwood 'yes' vote on Big Oil paying costs of climate change
2- Saskatoon chapter calls on TD Bank to divest from tar sands pipelines
3- Hamilton chapter hosts talk on climate change, the Arctic and the Antarctic
4- Regina chapter questions 'Energy Builders Energy Infrastructure Incident Reporting Center'
5- Windsor-Essex chapter to host public forum with Gordon Laxer, Oct. 30
6- Montreal chapter to attend Energy East victory party, Nov. 3
7- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold 'Is Your Community Ready for Renewable Energy?' public forum, Nov. 4
8- Montreal chapter to co-sponsor screening of 'Stella Polaris Ulloriarsuaq', Nov. 6
9- Montreal chapter to participate in Off-Bonn climate gathering, Nov. 12
10- NWT chapter to screen 'Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock', Nov. 16
11- Windsor-Essex chapter to co-host public forum with Avi Lewis, Nov. 18

WATER
12- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter concerned by lack of environmental assessment of Quill Lakes water diversion project
13- Kent County chapter joins DFO conference call on UN Sustainable Fisheries resolution
14- Comox Valley chapter activist Alice de Wolff speaks at 'Fish Farms Out! rally
15- Chilliwack chapter supports Indigenous-led occupation of fish farms
16- Fredericton chapter urges donations to Grandmothers vs Sisson Brook mine for firewood
17- South Niagara chapter opposes Line 10 spur line crossing the Welland River
18- Quill Plains chapter calls on their MP to oppose fish farms, back UNDRIP

TRADE
19- Peel Region chapter gives Liberal MP Ruby Sahota copy of Barlow's 'Getting It Right' NAFTA report
20- Quill Plains chapter challenges NAFTA ISDS in letter to the editor
21- Peel Region chapter joins Unifor #ABetterNAFTA rally in Brampton
22- South Niagara chapter activist calls for end to ISDS in St. Catharines Standard letter to the editor

HEALTH
23- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter calls on province for more long-term-care beds
24- London chapter attends public consultation on hospital reform
25- Prince Albert chapter to screen CBC Fifth Estate documentary on pharmacare, Nov. 20

DEMOCRACY
26- Mid Island chapter attends community strategy discussion on upcoming provincial electoral reform referendum
27- NWT chapter supports ethics complaint vs Trudeau on broken promise of electoral reform
28- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter at joint meeting with Fair Vote Canada Waterloo Region chapter

MORE!
29- Regina chapter at the 'Reverse the Cuts' rally
30- Prince Albert chapter at the 'Reverse the Cuts' rally in Regina
31- Prince Albert chapter holds slow food potluck gathering
32- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter calls for more public services at OPSEU 'We Own It' forum
33- South Shore chapter holds 'Unsettling Canada' book club discussion
34- South Niagara chapter critiques Wynne's so-called 'free tuition' pledge
35- Ontario-Quebec chapters to gather for regional meeting, Oct. 28
36- London chapter co-organizing 'Love is Stronger than Hate' counter-rally, Oct. 28
37- London chapter to attend 'Stand Up for Decent Work and Oppose Hate!' forum, Oct. 28
38- Montreal chapter to screen 'A Silent Transformation' documentary, Nov. 1
39- Chapters to meet for second 'Unsettling Canada' online book club discussion, Nov. 2
40- London chapter to participate in keep public services public rally in Toronto, Nov. 6
41- Montreal chapter to host public forum on Bill 62 with Julius Grey, Nov. 8
42- London chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Nov. 15
43- Saskatoon chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Dec. 7
44- Prince Albert chapter to support 'Write for Rights' vs Site C dam, Dec. 12

Please also note - Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter mourns the passing of chapter activist Carol Winter.
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Re: Chapters this Week!

Postby Oscar » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:50 pm

Chapters this Week!

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November 3, 2017 - 7:07 am

(The Council of Canadians Victoria chapter was at the 'Voices of the Salmon Frontlines: Circle at the Legislature' gathering yesterday in support of the 'Namgis, Musgamagw Dzawada'enuxw and Mamalilikala nations and in opposition to fish farms. Photo by Heather Tufts.)

Here is a snapshot of recent and upcoming activism by Council of Canadians chapters across the country:

Climate
1- Windsor-Essex chapter celebrates new Detroit ordinance on petroleum coke
2- Windsor-Essex chapter wrote Detroit mayor ahead of city council vote on petroleum coke ordinance
3- Kamloops chapter tweets Paris agreement still means 3°C increase by 2100
4- Windsor-Essex chapter hosts Gordon Laxer 'After the Sands' talk on ecological security
5- Ottawa chapter supports call for a climate test on Kinder Morgan pipeline
6- Hamilton chapter reads 'The Lorax' at Line 10 construction site
7- Montreal chapter to attend Energy East victory party, Nov. 3
8- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold 'Is Your Community Ready for Renewable Energy?' public forum, Nov. 4
9- Montreal chapter to co-sponsor screening of 'Stella Polaris Ulloriarsuaq', Nov. 6
10- Montreal chapter to participate in Off-Bonn climate gathering, Nov. 12
11- Chapters to join webinar with Oil Change International transitions director Hannah McKinnon during Bonn climate talks, Nov. 14
12- NWT chapter to screen 'Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock', Nov. 16
13- Windsor-Essex chapter to co-host public forum with Avi Lewis, Nov. 18
14- Kelowna chapter to screen 'This Living Salish Sea' film as fundraiser for Indigenous legal challenges vs Kinder Morgan, Nov. 18

Water
15- London chapter holds public forum on Blue Planet Project delegation to Chile
16- South Niagara, Kent County, Regina, Mid Island & Quill Plains chapters hear water campaigner Emma Lui speak on environmental review webinar
17- Chilliwack chapter inspired by Oregon governor's rejection of Nestle plant on the Columbia River Gorge
18- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter calls on Trudeau & Garneau to restore the Navigable Waters Protection Act
19- Montreal chapter at Eau Secour's 20th anniversary party
20- Centre Wellington chapter right to water article published in OSSTF magazine
21- Kent County chapter to attend Jospehine Mandamin event in Toronto, Nov. 11
22- London chapter to hold Muskrat Falls forum with Inuit land defender, Nov. 15

Trade
23- Northumberland chapter meets with Liberal MP to discuss NAFTA
24- Northumberland chapter tells Global Affairs it does not support the TPP moving forward
25- Nelson chapter to hold NAFTA public forum with local Member of Parliament, Nov. 14
26- Chapters to join Maude Barlow webinar on NAFTA, Nov. 22
27- Peel chapter to host Maude Barlow talk on NAFTA, Nov. 27

Health
28- Prince Albert chapter to screen CBC Fifth Estate documentary on pharmacare, Nov. 20

Democracy
29- PEI chapter calls for electoral reform in Guardian letter to the editor

Fish Farms
30- Victoria chapter at 'Voices of the Salmon Frontlines: Circle at the Legislature'
31- Comox Valley chapter to visit Midsummer & Swanson islands in solidarity with First Nation observers
32- Comox Valley chapter starts 'Comox Valley Support for Cleansing Our Waters' Facebook page
33- Comox Valley chapter challenges Black Press columnist Tom Fletcher on his support for fish farming
34- Comox Valley chapter to screen 'Salmon Confidential', Nov. 16
35- Chilliwack chapter to attend Fish Farm Occupation Benefit Concert, Nov. 24

More!
36- Quill Plains, South Niagara, South Shore & Nelson chapters hold 'Unsettling Canada' book club discussion via telephone
37- Montreal chapter activist opposes Bill 62 on CBC Radio's As It Happens
38- Thunder Bay chapter to redesign Facebook page & website, set up Twitter account
39- Comox Valley chapter to donate to fund in memory of Twyla Roscovich
40- Ontario-Quebec chapters thank Roy Brady for his years on the Board of Directors
41- Powell River chapter supports the call for postal banking, backs parliamentary e-petition
42- London chapter at anti-hate rally to challenge anti-Islam group Pegida Canada
43- Ontario-Quebec chapters gather for regional meeting in Burlington
44- Montreal chapter screens 'A Silent Transformation' documentary
45- Fredericton chapter considers setting up Twitter account
46- London chapter to participate in keep public services public rally in Toronto, Nov. 6
47- Montreal chapter to host public forum on Bill 62 with Julius Grey, Nov. 8
48- Montreal chapter to join with 130 other groups at massive anti-racism protest, Nov. 12
49- London chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Nov. 15
50- Kamloops chapter to have 'Ten Thousand Villages' items for sale, Nov. 17-18
51- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to attend 'Writing as Resistance' public talk by Chris Hedges, Nov. 20
52- Saskatoon chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Dec. 7
53- Prince Albert chapter to support 'Write for Rights' vs Site C dam, Dec. 12

For more on these actions, please see @CouncilofCDNs on Twitter.

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Re: Chapters this Week!

Postby Oscar » Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:54 am

Chapters this Week!

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November 10, 2017 - 8:04am

The Council of Canadians Comox Valley chapter visited the First Nation occupation happening at the Norwegian-owned Marine Harvest fish farm on Midsummer Island in the Broughton Archipelago off the coast of British Columbia.

Please see below this week's snapshot of recent and upcoming chapter actions across the country.

Climate justice

1- Twenty chapters express solidarity with Andrea Harden vs misogyny
2- Eleven chapters now registered for our Nov. 14 fossil fuel transition webinar with Hannah McKinnon
3- Montreal chapter co-presents screening of 'Stella Polaris Ulloriarsuaq'
4- Kamloops chapter calls on BC government to investigate Kinder Morgan disrupting streams on pipeline route
5- Montreal chapter at celebration with allies to mark the defeat of the Energy East pipeline
6- Montreal chapter to participate in Off-Bonn climate gathering, Nov. 12
7- NWT chapter to screen 'Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock', Nov. 16
8- Windsor-Essex chapter to co-host public forum with Avi Lewis, Nov. 18
9- Kelowna chapter to screen 'This Living Salish Sea' film as fundraiser for Indigenous legal challenges vs Kinder Morgan, Nov. 18

Water

10- Victoria chapter backs call for public inquiry in British Columbia into fracking
11- Montreal chapter welcomes election of progressive Valerie Plante as mayor of Montreal, hopes it means city will become a blue community
12- NWT chapter calls for diversified economy and environmental protections
13- London chapter in solidarity with OPAL fight vs proposed landfill in Zorra Township
14- Kent County chapter to attend Jospehine Mandamin event in Toronto, Nov. 11
15- Fredericton chapter to help build winter house at Sisson Brook mine site, Nov. 13
16- London chapter to hold Muskrat Falls forum with Inuit land defender, Nov. 15

Trade

17- Chapters discuss strategies with trade campaigner on conference call
18- Nelson chapter to hold NAFTA public forum with local Member of Parliament, Nov. 14
19- Chapters to join Maude Barlow webinar on NAFTA, Nov. 22
20- Peel chapter to host Maude Barlow talk on NAFTA, Nov. 27

Health

21- Windsor-Essex chapter concerned by proposed location of new P3 mega-hospital
22- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter says Bill 33 'Time to Care Act' is a good start
23- Pacific region chapters consider tours to promote pharmacare
24- Kamloops chapter calls for Bank of Canada to lend interest-free to governments for infrastructure and health care spending
25- Prince Albert chapter to hold public forum on pharmacare with Student Medical Society of Saskatchewan representative Jacqueline Carverhill, Nov. 20

Democracy

26- Comox Valley chapter AGM to feature speaker on upcoming proportional representation referendum, Nov. 23

Fish farms

27- Comox Valley chapter to release video on their visit to fish farm occupation
28- Comox Valley chapter calls on Trudeau & Horgan to prevent Marine Harvest from removing Indigenous observers at fish farm occupation
29- Comox Valley chapter blogs on its solidarity with wild salmon defenders
30- Chilliwack chapter calls for attendance at DFO open house on wild salmon policy
31- Comox Valley chapter expresses solidarity, delivers Wi-Fi router to fish farm occupation

More!

32- Montreal chapter holds public forum in opposition to Bill 62
33- Prince Albert & Quill Plains chapters back call for federal Revenue Minister to pursue Cameco's unpaid taxes
34- Kent County, Quill Plains (Wynyard) & Peterborough-Kawarthas chapters call for tax justice following Paradise Papers investigation
35- London chapter at the Rally Against Privatization in Toronto
36- St. John's chapter supports call for fair ferry service to Bell Island
37- Kent County chapter calls for justice for Ojibwe youth held in solitary confinement
38- Regina chapter tables at the University of Regina Students' Union sustainability fair
39- South Niagara chapter activist launches E-1332 petition to have Bill C-27 withdrawn
40- Montreal chapter to join with 130 other groups at massive anti-racism protest, Nov. 12
41- London chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Nov. 15
42- Kamloops chapter to have 'Ten Thousand Villages' items for sale, Nov. 17-18
43- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to attend 'Writing as Resistance' public talk by Chris Hedges, Nov. 20
44- Saskatoon chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Dec. 7
45- Prince Albert chapter to support 'Write for Rights' vs Site C dam, Dec. 12

For photos and more on all of these actions, please see the Twitter feeds of @CouncilofCDNs and @CBrentPatterson.

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Re: Chapters this Week! 2017

Postby Oscar » Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:51 am

Chapters this Week!

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November 17, 2017 - 10:06 am

The Council of Canadians Fredericton chapter visited the Wolastoq Grandmothers Sisson Encampment to deliver supplies, provide lunch, cut firewood and help build a winter home to assist in the ongoing effort to stop the planned Sisson Brook open-pit tungsten and molybdenum mine that would be built at the headwaters of the Nashwaak River on Maliseet territory.

Please see below this week's snapshot of recent and upcoming chapter actions across the country.

Climate
1- Seventeen chapters join webinar with Oil Change International's Hannah McKinnon
2- Chapters discuss Trudeau's hypocrisy on climate change, energy campaign ideas
3- NWT chapter on CKLB Radio to promote screening of 'Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock'
4- NWT chapter screens 'Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock'
5- Montreal chapter participates in Off-Bonn climate gathering
6- Kelowna chapter to screen 'This Living Salish Sea' to assist Stop Kinder Morgan pull-together.ca legal challenges, Nov. 18
7- Windsor-Essex chapter to co-host public forum with Avi Lewis, Nov. 18

Water

8- NWT chapter helps set up website to generate public input into proposed mining act
9- NWT chapter criticizes federal Liberals for not protecting Wood Buffalo National Park from Site C, tar sands expansion
10- Fredericton chapter helps build home vs open-pit mine that threatens Nashwaak River
11- London chapter holds Muskrat Falls public forum with Inuit land defender Kelly Morrissey
12- Medicine Hat chapter plans to propose blue communities resolution to its city council
13- Kent County chapter attends Josephine Mandamin event in Toronto
14- Montreal chapter to attend SIAF water policy discussion, Nov. 29
15- Montreal chapter to approach Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution, March 2018

Trade
16- Nelson chapter holds town hall meeting on NAFTA with NDP MP Wayne Stetski
17- North Shore chapter calls on Foreign Affairs Minister to remove ISDS & energy proportionality provisions in NAFTA
18- Ottawa chapter concerned TPP-11 investor-state provisions will apply to environmental and labour rights
19- Chapters to join NAFTA webinar with Maude Barlow, Nov. 22
20- Peel Region chapter hosts Barlow & Unifor regional director Naureen Rizvi for NAFTA public forum, Nov. 27

Health
21- Halton chapter holds meeting to plan for pharmacare public forum
22- Victoria chapter plans to hold a pharmacare public forum in early-2018

Democracy
23- Comox Valley chapter AGM to feature speaker on upcoming proportional representation referendum, Nov. 23

Fish farms
24- Victoria chapter visits the Matriarch Camp vs fish farms
25- Chilliwack chapter at BC Supreme Court hearing in solidarity with wild salmon defenders
26- Comox Valley chapter launches 4-minute video on visit to fish farm occupation

More!
27- Kent County chapter calls for mobilization to ensure passage of UNDRIP Bill C-262 at second reading
28- Brandon-Westman chapter concerned that Manitoba government exploring social impact bonds (SIBs) to deliver social services
29- Montreal chapter joins rally of 5,000 people vs racism
30- Comox Valley chapter launches YouTube channel!
31- Prairies-NWT chapters hold monthly conference call to share updates & talk strategy
32- NWT chapter backs call for mercury treatment centre for Grassy Narrows First Nation
33- Regina chapter screens 'The Take' by Avi Lewis & Naomi Klein
34- London chapter backs public power in speech at Toronto rally
35- Ottawa chapter holds its monthly planning meeting
36- Montreal chapter at Kanehsatà:ke Land Defenders what to wear at a barricade 'fashion show', Nov. 17
37- Kamloops chapter to have 'Ten Thousand Villages' items for sale, Nov. 17-18
38- Edmonton chapter to table at Parkland Institute 'Collapse: Neoliberalism in Crisis' conference, Nov. 17-19
39- North Shore chapter to attend the Atlantic Regional Solidarity Network annual gathering in Sackville, Nov. 18
40- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter co-sponsors 'Writing as Resistance' talk by journalist/author Chris Hedges, Nov. 20
41- Brandon-Westman chapter tapes its latest cable access TV show, Nov. 21
42- PEI chapter to hold public forum on 'the future of genetic engineering', Nov. 29
43- Saskatoon chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Dec. 7
44- Prairies-NWT chapters to meet for monthly update and campaign strategy call, Dec. 11
45- Prince Albert chapter to participate in 'Write for Rights' gathering, Dec. 12
46- Prince Albert chapter so screen 'Silent Transformation' in early-2018

For photos and tweets on most of these actions, please see @CouncilofCDNs and @CBrentPatterson


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