CHAPTERS THIS WEEK 2018

CHAPTERS THIS WEEK 2018

Postby Oscar » Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:51 pm

Chapters this Week!

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January 6, 2018 - 1:16 pm

The Council of Canadians Brandon-Westman chapter has a very informative bi-weekly 30-minute 'Time for Awareness' television program hosted by chapter activists Heather Doty and Dr. Scott Blyth on Westman Communications Group Access 12.

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

Tim Hortons
1- Windsor-Essex chapter shares call for 'No Timmys Tuesday'
2- Ottawa chapter retweets Ottawa Labour Council hotline for minimum wage workers
3- Hamilton chapter at Tim Hortons protest in Dundas, Jan. 10
4- Northumberland chapter at Tim Hortons protest in Cobourg, Jan. 10

Trade
5- Montreal chapter to take part in NAFTA rally during 6th round of talks, Jan. 27
6- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters plan to hold fair trade conference with Unifor Canada (April)

Water
7- Guelph chapter told by federal environment minister to wait on water protection
8- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (February)
9- Montreal chapter to approach newly-elected Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
10- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22

Health
11- Brandon-Westman chapter defends public health care vs Fraser Institute attack
12- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition public health care lobby day on Parliament Hill, Feb. 26-27
13- Halton chapter plans to hold public forum on health care
14- Victoria chapter plans to hold a pharmacare public forum

Democracy
15- Victoria chapter supports Fair Vote Canada BC referendum vote pledge
16- NWT chapter calls on federal government to fix Harper's 'Fair Elections Act'
17- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

More!
18- Cowichan Valley chapter launches Twitter account
19- NWT chapter Twitter account recognizes it is on Treaty 8 & Treaty 11 territory
20- Kent County chapter raises $1250 for Elsipogtog First Nation land claim legal challenge
21- Kent County, Comox Valley, Kelowna, London and Quinte chapters sign Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter e-petition on postal banking
22- Chapters talk about Art Manuel's 'Unsettling Canada' in cross-country conference call book club discussion
23- NWT chapter calls for Senator Lynn Beyak to be dismissed from Conservative caucus
24- NWT chapter calls on British Columbia's Auditor General to review BC government's decision on Site C dam
25- Comox Valley chapter calls on British Columbia's Auditor General to review BC government's decision on Site C dam
26- Montreal chapter supports Canadian Council of Muslim Women letter to Trudeau on Rohingya refugees
27- Brandon-Westman chapter has bi-weekly 'Time for Awareness' political affairs program on local cable TV station
28- North Shore chapter says Nova Scotia's protected areas should be off-limits to the mining industry
29- London chapter to discuss solutions highlighted in four books including 'Unsettling Canada', Jan. 17
30- Victoria chapter to participate in Women's March, Jan. 20
31- Chapters looking to participate in Women's March, Jan. 20-21
32- Windsor-Essex chapter to attend screening of Alanis Obomsawin's film 'We Can't Make the Same Mistake Twice', Jan. 25
33- Victoria chapter promotes participation in the Site C summit with UBCIC Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Jan. 26-27
34- Chapters prepare annual activity and financial reports, Feb. 8
35- Prince Albert chapter to hold Valentines for Peace event, Feb. 14
36- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
37- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
38- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
39- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
40- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation'

I would also like to highlight The Council of Canadians mourns the passing of founding member and Ottawa chapter activist Theodore Geraets [ https://canadians.org/blog/council-mour ... re-geraets ]

For photos from many of these events and actions, please see @CBrentPatterson and @CouncilofCDNs on Twitter.


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Re: CHAPTERS THIS WEEK 2018

Postby Oscar » Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:47 am

Chapters this Week! - January 12, 2018 - 10:26am

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The Council of Canadians Hamilton chapter was at this Hamilton and District Labour Council-organized rally in front of a Tim Hortons in Dundas in support of the $15 minimum wage and against cuts to benefits for workers.

Here's a snapshot of recent and upcoming chapter actions across the country!

Tim Hortons
1- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter expresses solidarity with Tim Hortons workers seeking to unionize in Canora, Saskatchewan
2- Hamilton chapter at Tim Hortons protest
3- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter at local protest in support of Tim Hortons workers
4- Peterborough-Kawarthas & Northumberland chapters rally for Tim Hortons workers in Cobourg
5- London chapter rallies for Tim Hortons workers
6- Windsor-Essex chapter at Tim Hortons rally
7- North Shore chapter tweets in support living wage & work with dignity

Trade
8- Saskatoon chapter to rally vs NAFTA, Jan. 27
9- Montreal chapter to take part in NAFTA rally during 6th round of talks, Jan. 27
10- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters plan to hold fair trade conference with Unifor Canada (April)

Water
11- North Shore chapter attends meeting about possible gold mining in Wentworth Valley
12- Ottawa chapter organizes for World Water Day at planning meeting
13- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (February)
14- Montreal chapter to approach newly-elected Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
15- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22

Climate
16- South Shore chapter to march to Liberal MP Scott Brison's office vs offshore environmental assessment plan, Jan. 24

Health
17- Victoria chapter asks to meet with Premier Horgan on pharmacare, Site C dam and home owner grant
18- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition public health care lobby day on Parliament Hill, Feb. 26-27
19- Halton chapter plans to hold public forum on health care
20- Victoria chapter plans to hold a pharmacare public forum

Democracy
21- London chapter calls for electoral reform outside Trudeau's town hall meeting
22- Hamilton chapter calls for electoral reform at protest outside Trudeau's town hall meeting
23- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

More!
24- Cowichan Valley chapter meets with their MP to talk tax fairness
25- NWT chapter reminds Trudeau that the UN had called for a halt to Site C construction
26- NWT chapter working on Nikiforuk's six ways to stop the Site C dam
27- PEI chapter to screen film on small-scale agriculture & corporate land grabs, Jan. 14
28- Thunder Bay chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Jan. 15
29- London chapter to discuss solutions highlighted in four books including 'Unsettling Canada', Jan. 17
30- Victoria chapter takes lead in organizing Women's March, Jan. 20
31- Chapters looking to participate in Women's March, Jan. 20-21
32- Windsor-Essex chapter to attend screening of Alanis Obomsawin's film 'We Can't Make the Same Mistake Twice', Jan. 25
33- Victoria chapter promotes participation in the Site C summit with UBCIC Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Jan. 26-27
34- Chapters prepare annual activity and financial reports, Feb. 8
35- Prince Albert chapter to hold Valentines for Peace event, Feb. 14
36- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
37- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
38- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
39- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
40- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation'

For photos from many of these events and actions, please see @CBrentPatterson and @CouncilofCDNs on Twitter.


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Re: CHAPTERS THIS WEEK 2018

Postby Oscar » Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:58 pm

Chapters this Week!

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January 19, 2018 - 2:21pm

(PHOTO: Victoria chapter activist Barbara Mitchell Pollock (second on your left in the photo) is a key organizer for tomorrow's Women's March to the British Columbia Legislature. Photo by Women's March Canada.)

Here's a snapshot of recent and upcoming chapter actions across the country!

Women's March
1- South Shore chapter to take part in Women's March in Lunenburg, Jan. 20
2- Victoria chapter co-organizing the Women's March to the BC Legislature, Jan. 20

Trade
3- Montreal chapter to take part in NAFTA rally during 6th round of talks, Jan. 27
4- Saskatoon chapter to rally vs NAFTA, Jan. 27
5- South Shore chapter to distribute NAFTA materials at farmers market, Feb. 1
6- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters plan to hold fair trade conference with Unifor (likely April 20-21)

Climate
7- Chilliwack chapter 'commenters' at NEB hearing into Kinder Morgan pipeline route
8- Windsor-Essex chapter activists on Detroit Public TV about petcoke fugitive dust
9- Regina chapter receives response from environment minister on carbon emissions
10- South Shore chapter to march to Liberal MP Scott Brison's office vs offshore environmental assessment plan, Jan. 24

Water
11- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (February)
12- Montreal chapter to approach newly-elected Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
13- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22

Health
14- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition public health care lobby day on Parliament Hill, Feb. 26-27
15- Halton chapter to hold public forum on health care with Maude Barlow, March 5
16- Victoria chapter plans to hold a pharmacare public forum
17- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter to set up meetings with local MPPs on Bill 160

Democracy
18- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

More!
19- Chapters help promote new online petition vs Donald Trump's planned visit to Canada
20- Ontario-Quebec chapters meet on monthly teleconference call
21- London chapter activist Roberta Cory reviews 'Nationhood Interrupted' by Sylvia McAdam (Saysewahum)
22- Blood Tribe chapter posts about arbitrary detention of Q'eqchi' land defender
23- Comox Valley chapter expresses solidarity with wild salmon defenders who chain front-door of DFO office in Victoria
24- Hamilton chapter at information picket at Tim Hortons
25- NWT chapter promotes 11-minute documentary about Gaza fishermen
26- London chapter challenges Islamophobic Pegida rally
27- PEI chapter screens film on small-scale agriculture & corporate land grabs
28- Thunder Bay chapter hold its annual general meeting
29- London chapter discusses solutions highlighted in four books including 'Unsettling Canada'
30- Edmonton chapter to mobilize against pesticide use at City Hall meeting, Jan. 22
31- Windsor-Essex chapter to attend screening of Alanis Obomsawin's film 'We Can't Make the Same Mistake Twice', Jan. 25
32- Victoria chapter promotes participation in the Site C summit with UBCIC Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Jan. 26-27
33- Chapters prepare annual activity and financial reports, Feb. 8
34- Prince Albert chapter to hold Valentines for Peace event, Feb. 14
35- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
36- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
37- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
38- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
39- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
40- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation'

For photos from many of these events and actions, please see @CBrentPatterson and @CouncilofCDNs on Twitter.


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Re: CHAPTERS THIS WEEK 2018

Postby Oscar » Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:32 am

Chapters this Week!

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January 26, 2018 - 8:43 am

The London, Ottawa, Saint John, Prince Edward Island, Fredericton, Victoria, Chilliwack, Saskatoon, Montreal and South Shore chapters participated in #womensmarch2018 marches last Saturday. More photos here.

Here's a snapshot of recent and upcoming chapter actions across the country!

Trade
1- Montreal chapter joins Unifor rally outside 6th round of NAFTA talks
2- North Shore chapter calls on Trudeau & Champagne to drop Chapter 11 in NAFTA
3- South Niagara chapter to raise TPP-11 at meeting with Liberal MP, Jan. 30
4- South Shore chapter to distribute NAFTA materials at farmers market, Feb. 1
5- South Niagara chapter to raise TPP-11 at meeting with Conservative MP, Feb. 9
6- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters plan to hold fair trade conference (likely April 20-21)

Health care
7- Peel Region chapter expresses concern about patients and workers at Brampton Civic Hospital following collapse of Carillion
8- Victoria chapter plans to hold a pharmacare public forum
9- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter to issue statement of concern that Bill 160 promotes for-profit hospitals and clinics
10- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter to set up meetings with local MPPs on Bill 160
11- St. John's chapter to hold a letter-writing session in support of pharmacare, Jan. 27
12- Hamilton chapter to discuss Ontario Health Coalition action plan and concerns about Bill 160, Jan. 30
13- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition public health care lobby day on Parliament Hill, Feb. 26-27
14- Halton chapter to hold public forum on health care with Maude Barlow, March 5
15- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9

Climate justice
16- South Shore chapter marches to Liberal MP's office to demand a ban on offshore drilling & respect for Mi’kmaq Treaty rights
17- South Shore chapter opens alliance media conference vs offshore drilling
18- Victoria, Terrace & Campbell River chapters call for a publicly-owned highway bus network in op-ed published in The Province
19- NWT chapter says GNWT climate framework lacks an appreciation of urgency

Water
20- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (February)
21- Montreal chapter to approach newly-elected Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
22- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22

Democracy
23- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

More!
24- London, Ottawa, Saint John, Prince Edward Island, Fredericton, Victoria, Chilliwack, Saskatoon, Montreal and South Shore chapters at #womensmarch2018
25- Chilliwack chapter meets for 'Unsettling Canada' book club discussion
26- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter joins Canadian Environmental Law Association in call for radionuclides to be added to national pollutant and release inventory
27- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter activist writes Peterborough Examiner letter about Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise
28- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter activist writes Toronto Star letter to the editor about the Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise
29- NWT chapter wishes courage to families as MMIWG inquiry in Yellowknife
30- Hamilton chapter rallies for #15andFairness at two Tim Hortons locations
31- London chapter takes part in national day of action in solidarity with Tim Hortons workers
32- Edmonton chapter mobilizes against pesticide use at City Hall meeting
33- London chapter activist Roberta Cory reviews 'Nationhood Interrupted' by Sylvia McAdam (Saysewahum)
34- Blood Tribe chapter posts about arbitrary detention of Q'eqchi' land defender
35- NWT chapter donates to First Nations' legal challenge against the Site C dam
36- Windsor-Essex chapter attends screening of Alanis Obomsawin's film 'We Can't Make the Same Mistake Twice'
37- Red Deer chapter tabling at local social justice film festival, Jan. 25-27
38- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter sponsoring (more than) three films at Reframe Film Festival, Jan. 25-28
39- Victoria chapter promotes participation in the Site C summit with UBCIC Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Jan. 26-27
40- South Niagara chapter to attend commemoration of the Quebec mosque shooting, Jan. 27
41- Quinte chapter to attend visioning session to save Picton Town Hall for public use, Jan. 28
42- London chapter to attend 'Privatization Hurts Us All' public forum, Feb. 1
43- Chapters prepare annual activity and financial reports, Feb. 8
44- Prince Albert chapter to hold Valentines for Peace event, Feb. 14
45- Montreal chapter to attend public forum on the war in Syria, Feb. 15
46- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
47- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
48- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
49- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
50- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
51- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation'

For photos from many of these events and actions, please see @CBrentPatterson and @CouncilofCDNs on Twitter.

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Re: CHAPTERS THIS WEEK 2018

Postby Oscar » Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:32 am

Chapters this Week!

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February 2, 2018 - 10:26am

(PHOTO: The Council of Canadians Kitchener-Waterloo chapter attended the #RememberJan29 ceremony at Kitchener City Hall and appeared on CTV Kitchener News holding a poster the Council of Canadians partnered with artists to produce to remember those killed one year ago at a Quebec City mosque.)

Here's a snapshot of recent and upcoming chapter actions across the country!

#BillC262

1- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter calls on local MPs to vote for Bill C-262 on February 7
2- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter calls on their MP to vote in favour of Bill C-262
3- North Shore, NWT chapters call for #BillC262 to be passed on February 7

#RememberJan29
4- Montreal chapter mourns the one-year anniversary of the Quebec mosque shootings
5- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter on CTV News with #RememberJan29 artwork
6- South Niagara chapter posts message of support at 'keeping the flame' commemoration at local mosque
7- London chapter co-hosts commemoration to remember those killed at Quebec mosque one year ago

#StopSiteC
8- Victoria & Cowichan Valley chapters at summit opposing Site C dam
9- Mid Island chapter at Site C accountability and action summit in Victoria
10- NWT, Edmonton chapters watch live stream of Site C summit

Climate justice
11- South Shore chapter denounces McKenna's approval of BP offshore exploratory drilling
12- Regina chapter opposes Line 3, highlights need for full cultural resources survey
13- Victoria, Campbell River & Terrace chapters call for provincial public bus system
14- Victoria chapter thanked by Clayoquot Action for blocking KM terminal
15- Victoria chapter takes part in 'pancakes not pipelines' and stops Kinder Morgan terminal construction for a day
16- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter helps to start Leap Peterborough
17- Winnipeg chapter links fight for public transit to climate justice

Trade
18- Montreal chapter and allies at NAFTA rally outside the Hotel Bonaventure
19- Kent County chapter activist joins Montreal chapter for rally outside the NAFTA talks
20- Saskatoon chapter, National Farmers Union & Climate Justice Saskatoon protest vs corporate-friendly NAFTA
21- NWT tweets petition calling on Trudeau to release full details of the CPTPP
22- South Shore chapter distributes NAFTA materials at farmers market
23- South Niagara chapter to raise TPP-11 at meeting with Conservative MP, Feb. 9
24- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters plan to hold fair trade conference (likely April 20-21)

Health care
25- St. John's chapter holds a letter-writing session in support of pharmacare
26- Hamilton chapter discusses Ontario Health Coalition action plan on Bill 160
27- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter to set up meetings with local MPPs on Bill 160
28- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition public health care lobby day on Parliament Hill, Feb. 26-27
29- Halton chapter to hold public forum on health care with Maude Barlow, March 5
30- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9

Democracy
31- Fredericton chapter at Liberal MP's office on the 1-year anniversary of Trudeau's broken promise on electoral reform
32- Nelson chapter at forum on proportional representation, Feb. 18
33- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

Water
34- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (March)
35- Montreal chapter to approach newly-elected Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
36- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22

More!
37- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter e-petition on postal banking read in the House of Commons
38- Kelowna chapter mourns the passing of Bob Purdy
39- Ten Prairies-NWT chapters join monthly conference call
40- Red Deer chapter tables at local social justice film festival
41- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter sponsors films at Reframe Film Festival
42- Quinte chapter attends visioning session to save Picton Town Hall for public use
43- Chapters prepare annual activity and financial reports, Feb. 8
44- Kamloops chapter to hold planning meeting for 43rd annual Walk for Peace, Feb. 10
45- Prince Albert chapter to hold Valentines for Peace event, Feb. 14
46- Montreal chapter to attend public forum on the war in Syria, Feb. 15
47- London chapter to host prop-making workshop for International Women's Day, Feb. 18
48- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
49- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
50- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
51- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
52- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
53- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation'

For photos from many of these events and actions, please see @CBrentPatterson and @CouncilofCDNs on Twitter.

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Re: CHAPTERS THIS WEEK 2018

Postby Oscar » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:38 pm

Chapters this Week!

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February 9, 2018 - 12:18 pm

(PHOTO: The Council of Canadians Mid-Island chapter joined with allies at Trudeau's recent town hall meeting in Nanaimo 'to protest the destructive environmental policies of the Trudeau Liberal government' notably the Kinder Morgan pipeline!)


Here's a snapshot of recent and upcoming chapter actions across the country!

Climate
1- Mid-Island chapter at Trudeau town hall in Nanaimo to say no to Kinder Morgan pipeline
2- South Shore chapter in iPolitics on Bill C-69 and environmental assessment of offshore oil and gas drilling
3- South Shore chapter warns Bill C-69 gives more power to industry-friendly offshore petroleum boards
4- South Shore & Kent County chapter concerns about BP drilling ignored by Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
5- South Shore chapter says there is "no legitimacy" to the federal government's decision to allow offshore exploratory drilling
6- Victoria chapter helps to prepare tools to lobby for lower-emitting transportation infrastructure
7- Montreal chapter to co-sponsor screening of 'Caretakers' and 'Water Warriors', Feb. 12
8- Chapters ready to mobilize for the #ProtecttheInlet action on Burnaby Mountain, March 10
9- Saint John chapter to hold #StopKM dinner party with BC wine, March 10

Water
10- Edmonton chapter hosts CPAWS-Northern Alberta executive director to hear about their Love Your Headwaters campaign
11- Comox Valley chapter introduces 'Link Arms with Us' and 'Water Warriors' at film festival
12- Terrace chapter opposes Site C dam on Treaty 8 territory
13- North Shore chapter at Colchester Municipal Council meeting to support clean water
14- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (March)
15- Montreal chapter to approach newly-elected Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
16- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22
17- North Shore chapter to hold book study group on 'The Mill', March 25
18- Nelson chapter to stand in solidarity with Blueberry River First Nations legal challenge, March 26

Health care
19- Windsor-Essex chapter opposed to location of proposed mega-hospital
20- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition public health care lobby day on Parliament Hill, Feb. 26-27
21- Halton chapter to hold public forum on health care with Maude Barlow, March 5
22- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9

Trade
23- Kent County chapter signs message of solidarity with the Mexican people
24- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters plan to hold fair trade conference (likely April 20-21)

Democracy
25- Fredericton chapter in Fair Vote Canada video calling for electoral reform
26- Nelson chapter at forum on proportional representation, Feb. 18
27- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

C-262
28- Kent County chapter in House of Commons gallery for Bill C-262 debate and vote
29- NWT chapter calls on Liberal Indigenous caucus to back C-262
30- South Niagara chapter calls on Liberal MP Badawey to vote for Bill C-262
31- Montreal chapter calls on NDP MP Anne Minh-Thu Quach to vote for Bill C-262
32- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter calls on local MPs to vote for Bill C-262
33- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter backs Bill C-262
34- North Shore chapter supports Bill C-262

More!
35- Chapters take part in Unsettling Canada book club discussion
36- Eight chapters participate in online skills workshop
37- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter concerned about growth of 'small modular reactor' industry
38- Winnipeg chapter to intervene in NEB hearing on dam's transmission line to Minnesota
39- Kent County chapter welcomes mayors recognizing glyphosate ban as a priority issue
40- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter takes part in 'Populist Responses to Globalization' student conference
41- Kamloops chapter to hold planning meeting for 43rd annual Walk for Peace, Feb. 10
42- Prince Albert chapter to hold Valentines for Peace event, Feb. 14
43- Montreal chapter to attend public forum on the war in Syria, Feb. 15
44- South Niagara chapter to visit with Ottawa chapter, Ottawa staff, Feb. 16
45- London chapter to host prop-making workshop for International Women's Day, Feb. 18
46- Victoria helping to organize International Women's Day Festival, March 8
47- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
48- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
49- Victoria chapter to visit with Ottawa staff, May 7
50- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
51- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
52- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
53- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation'

For photos from many of these events and actions, please see @CBrentPatterson and @CouncilofCDNs on Twitter.

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Re: CHAPTERS THIS WEEK 2018

Postby Oscar » Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:16 pm

Chapters this Week!

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February 16, 2018 - 11:02 am

(PHOTO: The Council of Canadians Saint John chapter recently celebrated the 94th birthday of chapter activist Sister Angie Martz with birthday cake and a toast with British Columbia wine!)

Here's a snapshot of recent and upcoming chapter actions across the country!

Climate
1- Chapters attend 'Courage to Leap' public forum in Ottawa
2- Montreal chapter co-presents screening of 'Caretakers' and 'Water Warriors' at Concordia University
3- Victoria chapter pleased by reference to transportation in provincial Throne Speech
4- Victoria chapter prepares response to Greyhound letter to the editor rebuttal of their public transportation op-ed
5- Chapters ready to mobilize for the #ProtecttheInlet action on Burnaby Mountain, March 10
6- Saint John chapter to hold #StopKM dinner party with BC wine, March 10

Water
7- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter advocates for right to water for Curve Lake First Nation in letter to the editor
8- Comox Valley chapter presents Community Action Award to Project Watershed
9- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter calls on Nova Scotia government to maintain ban on fracking
10- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (March)
11- Montreal chapter to approach newly-elected Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
12- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22
13- Brandon-Westman chapter plans week of activities for World Water Day, March 19-23
14- North Shore chapter to hold book study group on 'The Mill', March 25
15- Nelson chapter to stand in solidarity with Blueberry River First Nations legal challenge vs industrial development on their territory, March 26

Health
16- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition public health care lobby day on Parliament Hill, Feb. 26-27
17- Halton chapter to hold public forum on health care, March 5
18- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9

Trade
19- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters organize to hold fair trade conference, April 21

Democracy
20- Nelson chapter at forum on proportional representation, Feb. 18
21- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

#JusticeForColten
22- Victoria chapter at #JusticeForColten gathering (on the traditional territory of the Saanich, Songhees and Esquimalt peoples)
23- Kamloops chapter at #JusticeForColten gathering (on the traditional and unceded Secwepemc territory)
24- NWT chapter at #JusticeForColten gathering (in Denendeh)
25- Regina chapter at #JusticeForColten gathering (on Treaty 4 territory)
26- London chapter at #JusticeForColten gathering (on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Attawandaron and Wendat peoples)
27- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter at #JusticeForColten gathering (in Nogojiwanong)
28- Charlottetown chapter at #JusticeForColten gathering (on the traditional and unceded territory of the Abegweit Mi’kmaq First Nation)

More!
29- NWT chapter provides input into the GNWT Waste Resource Management Strategy
30- Prince Albert chapter organizes 12' x 4' peace mural for City Hall foyer
31- Saint John chapter celebrates 94th birthday of Sister Angie with BC wine!
32- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter encourages use of e-petitions
33- Montreal chapter attends public forum on the war in Syria
34- London chapter to host prop-making workshop for International Women's Day, Feb. 18
35- Halton chapter to hold open meeting, Feb. 21
36- Prairies-NWT chapters to meet for information sharing conference call, March 6
37- Victoria chapter organizing International Women's Day gathering, March 8
38- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
39- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
40- Victoria chapter to visit with Ottawa staff, May 7
41- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
42- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
43- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
44- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, Sept. 28-30
45- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, Oct. 12-14
46- Atlantic regional meeting, Oct. 19-21
47- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, Oct. 26-28
48- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation'

For photos from many of these events and actions, please see @CBrentPatterson and @CouncilofCDNs on Twitter.

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