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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Re: CHAPTERS THIS WEEK 2018

Postby Oscar » Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:58 am

Chapters this Week! - February 23, 2018

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(PHOTO: The Council of Canadians Delta-Richmond chapter has campaigned for 6+ years against the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. It now looks like the project may not go forward. More on this in this campaign blog. [ https://canadians.org/blog/delta-richmo ... -2-project ])

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

Water
1- Delta-Richmond chapter hopeful Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project will not proceed
2- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter receives reply from MP on drinking water for Curve Lake First Nation
3- Thunder Bay chapter concerned by Ring of Fire mining and proposed smelter
4- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (March)
5- Montreal chapter to approach newly-elected Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
6- Brandon-Westman chapter plans week of activities for World Water Day, March 19-23
7- Cowichan Valley chapter to hold Site C public forum with Wendy Holm, March 21
8- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22
9- North Shore chapter to hold book study group on 'The Mill', March 25
10- Nelson chapter to stand in solidarity with Blueberry River First Nations legal challenge vs industrial development on their territory, March 26

Health
11- London chapter opposes closure of Cardiac Fitness Institute
12- London chapter backs Bill 33 on four-hour minimum care standard for residents in long-term care homes
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, March 5
15- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9
16- Kelowna, Comox Valley and Victoria chapters discuss pharmacare tour to take place in autumn 2018

Climate
17- Winnipeg chapter accepted as intervenor in NEB hearings on hydroelectric dam transmission line
18- Chapters to mobilize for the #ProtecttheInlet action on Burnaby Mountain, March 10
19- Saint John chapter to hold #StopKM dinner party, March 10
20- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold renewable energy event, April 7

Trade
21- South Niagara chapter meets with Conservative MP Dean Allison
22- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters organize to hold fair trade conference, April 21

Democracy
23- Nelson chapter at Fair Vote Kootenays public forum backing proportional representation in upcoming BC vote
24- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

More!
25- NWT chapter tweets #JusticeForTinaFontaine
26- Saint John chapter at #JusticeForColten gathering in Menahkwesk
27- Victoria chapter at Stolen Sisters Memorial March to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people
28- Kent County chapter supports family of Indigenous youth held in solitary confinement
29- London chapter hosts prop-making workshop for International Women's Day
30- Halton chapter holds open meeting
31- Prince Albert chapter peace mural now in foyer of their City Hall
32- Montreal chapter attends Collectif Échec à la guerre public forum on Syria
33- London chapter at rally for inclusivity and diversity, Feb. 24
34- Quinte chapter to have information table at Seedy Saturday gathering, Feb. 24
35- Hamilton chapter to hold meeting using 'story-based strategy' approach, Feb. 27
36- Quinte chapter sponsors 'Sea of Life' film screening at Doc Fest, March 3
37- Prairies-NWT chapters to meet for information sharing conference call, March 6
38- Victoria chapter organizing International Women's Day gathering, March 8
39- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
40- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
41- Victoria chapter to visit with Ottawa staff, May 7
42- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
43- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
44- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
45- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, Sept. 28-30
46- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, Oct. 12-14
47- Atlantic regional meeting, Oct. 19-21
48- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, Oct. 26-28
49- 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 » Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:05 am

Chapters this Week!

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March 2, 2018 - 8:36 pm

(PHOTO: The Council of Canadians Halton chapter at the YourTV Halton studio to talk pharmacare and their upcoming public forum on March 5. Left to right: Mark Carr, Host - Cory Judson, co-host - June Wright, activist CoC Halton - Hart Jansson, Group Lead CoC Halton - Dr Brian Hutchison, Health Economics Expert.)

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

Water
1- Kent County & NWT chapters participate in webinar featuring Emma Lui speaking on C-69
2- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter says Bill C-69 fails to recognize Indigenous rights
3- Quinte chapter shares video-commentary on Water Resources Group 2030
4- NWT chapter calls for new Waters Act to prevent commodfication and bulk water exports
5- Quinte chapter to call on Town of Picton to purchase Quench Buggy for local festivals
6- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (March)
7- Montreal chapter to pursue municipal blue communities resolution (March)
8- Brandon-Westman chapter plans week of activities for World Water Day, March 19-23
9- Cowichan Valley chapter co-sponsors public forum vs Site C dam, March 21
10- London chapter to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary, March 21
11- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22
12- North Shore chapter to hold book study group on 'The Mill', March 25
13- Nelson chapter to stand in solidarity with Blueberry River First Nations legal challenge vs industrial development on their territory, March 26

Health
14- NWT chapter says CETA contradicts Trudeau's pharmacare pledge
15- Halton chapter to have pharmacare article published in local newspaper
16- Halton chapter on local television show to promote pharmacare
17- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter at Bill 33 rally at Queen's Park
18- London chapter backs Bill 33 on minimum care standard for residents in long-term care
19- London chapter opposes closure of Cardiac Fitness Institute
20- Halton chapter to hold public forum on health care, March 5
21- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9
22- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to participate in provincial all-candidates forum
23- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to initiate letter writing campaign for provincial election
24- Kelowna, Comox Valley and Victoria organizing pharmacare tour

Climate
25- Winnipeg chapter backs Shoal Lake 40 in hydro-transmission line fight
26- Terrace, Campbell River & Victoria chapters call for a public bus service for highways
27- Victoria chapter says #Budget 2018 fails to address climate crisis
28 - Chapters to mobilize for the #ProtecttheInlet action on Burnaby Mountain, March 10
29- Saint John chapter to hold #StopKM dinner party, March 10
30- South Shore chapter plays key role in 'Nova Scotia Offshore Drilling' tour, March 20-22
31- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold renewable energy event, April 7
32- Winnipeg chapter to raise concerns about hydro-power export transmission line at NEB hearings, May 23-June 1

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

Democracy
34- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter joins Fair Vote for meeting with MPP Jeff Leal
35- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

More!
36- PEI chapter criticizes drop in provincial funding for 'responsible gaming' initiatives
37- London chapter working on giant banner for International Women's Day
38- Winnipeg chapter in solidarity with Soaring Eagle's Camp at Manitoba Legislature
39- North Shore chapter at #RiseUpNS rally at the Nova Scotia Legislature
40- Campbell River chapter asks Lieutenant-Governor not to approve Btk insecticide spraying
41- Campbell River chapter writes premier to oppose Btk insecticide spraying
42- NWT chapter at #IndigenousLivesMatter march
43- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter opposes 'small modular reactors' in Wadena News
44- London chapter holds International Women's Day march prop-making workshop
45- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter attends #JusticeForTinaFontaine vigil in Guelph
46- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter on panel at Trent University student conference
47- London chapter at rally against hate and Islamophobia
48- Windsor-Essex chapter at Justice for Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine
49- Quinte chapter sponsors 'Sea of Life' film screening at Doc Fest, March 3
50- Prairies-NWT chapters to meet for information sharing conference call, March 6
51- Victoria chapter organizing International Women's Day gathering, March 8
52- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
53- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
54- Victoria chapter to visit with Ottawa staff, May 7
55- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
56- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
57- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
58- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, Sept. 28-30
59- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, Oct. 12-14
60- Atlantic regional meeting, Oct. 19-21
61- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, Oct. 26-28
62- 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 Mar 09, 2018 11:47 am

Chapters this Week!

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March 9, 2018 - 11:19 am

(PHOTO: The Council of Canadians Halton chapter organized a well-attend public forum on pharmacare featuring Maude Barlow in Burlington on March 5.)

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

Climate
1- Mid-Island chapter to be in Burnaby for the #ProtectTheInlet action, March 10
2- Cowichan Valley chapter to be in Burnaby for the #ProtectTheInlet action, March 10
3- Nelson & Kelowna chapters to organize #ProtectTheInlet forum with Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, auction and direct action training, March 10
4- Saint John chapter to hold #StopKM dinner party, March 10
5- Montreal chapter to attend strategy meeting to stop Kinder Morgan, March 10
6- NWT chapter tweets concern that Canada not on track to meet its weak Paris climate agreement target
7- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold renewable energy event, April 7
8- Winnipeg chapter to raise concerns about hydro-power export transmission line at NEB hearings, May 23-June 1

Trade
9- NWT chapter says Trans-Pacific Partnership negatively impacts women
10- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters organize to hold fair trade conference, April 21
11- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day sustainable agriculture event, April 21

Water
12- Twenty-seven chapters organizing World Water Day events
13- Ottawa chapter to screen 'Water Warriors' and 'A Tale of Two Cities', March 20
14- Chilliwack chapter to screen Water Warriors for World Water Day, March 21
15- London chapter to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary, March 21
16- NWT chapter to screen 'One River, Many Relations' and 'Water Warriors', March 22
17- Brandon-Westman chapter plans week of activities for World Water Day, March 19-23
18- Peterborough-Kawarthas, Halton, Regina, Quill Plains (Wynyard), Kent County & NWT chapters participate in webinar featuring Emma Lui speaking on C-69, the Canadian Navigable Waters Act
19- North Shore calls on Trudeau government to stop BP from drilling offshore Nova Scotia
20- South Shore chapter plays key role in 'Nova Scotia Offshore Drilling' tour, March 20-22
21- Fredericton chapter opposes Schedule 2 Fisheries Act exemption for Sisson mine
22- Cowichan Valley chapter supports Dzawada'enuxw First Nation opposition to open pen fish farms in oceans
23- Chilliwack chapter at protest vs fish farms outside BC environment minister George Heyman's constituency office
24- Cowichan Valley chapter to co-sponsor public forum vs Site C dam, March 21
25- NWT chapter disappointed in response received from BC Auditor General on Site C dam
26- Montreal chapter to pursue municipal blue communities resolution
27- NWT chapter calls on Ontario government to protect water in Tiny Township
28- North Shore chapter to hold book study group on 'The Mill', March 25
29- Comox Valley chapter opposed to Island Timberlands logging plan endangering Union Bay drinking water supply
30- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
31- Kent County chapter encourages chapters to sign-on in support of 'Water for Future Generations' statement

Health
32- Halton chapter hosts public forum on pharmacare with Maude Barlow
33- Halton chapter publishes article highlighting 32,000 people in their region could not afford at least one drug prescribed to them
34- St. John's chapter to attend CLC public forum on pharmacare, March 26
35- Kelowna, Comox Valley and Victoria organizing pharmacare tour
36- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9
37- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to participate in provincial all-candidates forum
38- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to initiate letter writing campaign for provincial election
39- London chapter to attend the 'Save the Cardiac Fitness Institute' rally, March 15

Democracy
40- Comox Valley chapter to co-sponsor public forum with Elizabeth May on electoral reform referendum, March 14
41- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

Solidarity
42- Victoria chapter organizes International Women's Day festival with speakers, music and poetry
43- Victoria chapter celebrates civil rights champion Viola Desmond
44- London chapter quoted in Global News for International Women's Day
45- Kent County chapter calls for support for Adam Capay and opposition to solitary confinement in prison system
46- Regina chapter visits the Justice For Our Stolen Children outside Saskatchewan Legislature
47- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to attend Trent Central Student Association anti-racism public forum, March 12
48- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
49- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation' film on the co-operative movement

Annual and regional meetings, monthly chapter calls
50- Prairies-NWT chapters hold monthly information sharing call
51- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to hold its regular planning meeting, March 14
52- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
53- Terrace chapter to hold its regular planning meeting, April 7
54- Prairies-NWT chapters to hold monthly information sharing call, April 24
55- Chapters to vote on regional chapter representatives to the Board from the Atlantic and Prairies-NWT regions, May 11
56- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
57- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, Sept. 28-30
58- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, Oct. 12-14
59- Atlantic regional meeting, Oct. 19-21
60- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, Oct. 26-28
61- Council of Canadians 2019 Groundswell annual conference to be held in Kamloops

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 Mar 16, 2018 5:16 pm

Chapters this Week!

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March 16, 2018 - 5:52 pm

(PHOTO: The Victoria chapter and five other Council of Canadians chapters were at the #ProtectTheInlet rally on Burnaby Mountain last weekend.)

We begin this update with condolences to the family and friends of former Brockville chapter activist Colin J. Williams who recently passed away at the age of 93.

Here now is a snapshot of recent and upcoming chapter actions across the country:

Climate
1- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter celebrates local electricity utility PDI not being sold to Hydro One
2- Vancouver-Burnaby, Victoria, Delta-Richmond, Mid-Island, Cowichan Valley, Chilliwack chapter at #ProtectTheInlet rally on Burnaby Mountain
3- Nelson, Kelowna and Saint John chapters hold #ProtectTheInlet solidarity actions
4- Edmonton chapter attends Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Cities & Climate Change Science conference
5- Montreal chapter to deliver jar of water to Transport Minister's office as way to say #StopKM & #DefendTheWater, March 23
6- Guelph chapter to have information table at EcoMarket, March 24
7- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold renewable energy event, April 7
8- Winnipeg chapter to raise concerns about hydro-power export transmission line at NEB hearings, May 23-June 1

Trade
9- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters organize to hold fair trade conference, April 21
10- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day sustainable agriculture event, April 21

Water
11- Halton chapter says water is for life, not for profit (Nestle expected to apply for permit renewals by end of year)
12- NWT chapter calls on Ontario premier to step up and protect water from Nestle bottled water takings
13- Prince Albert chapter takes blue community resolution to their city council
14- Kent County chapter writes federal government about Bill C-68 (Fisheries Act) and Bill C-69 (environmental reviews & navigable waters)
15- NWT chapter makes submission to federal government on C-69
16- Fredericton chapter attends Environment Canada public meeting to oppose Sisson mine and Schedule 2 provision
17- Victoria chapter says plastic particles another good reason to avoid bottled water
18- Campbell River chapter calls on province and city to stop biocide spraying due to health and environmental risks
19- NWT chapter dismayed by lack of local social-economic benefit targets in Giant Mine closure and reclamation plan
20- South Shore chapter plays key role in 'Nova Scotia Offshore Drilling' tour, March 20-22
21- Cowichan Valley chapter to co-sponsor public forum vs Site C dam, March 21
22- North Shore chapter to hold book study group on 'The Mill', March 25
23- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, September 24
24- Montreal chapter to pursue municipal blue communities resolution

World Water Day
25- Twenty-seven chapters organizing World Water Day events
26- Ottawa chapter to screen 'Water Warriors' and 'A Tale of Two Cities', March 20
27- Hamilton chapter to screen 'Water Warriors', March 21
28- Chilliwack chapter to screen 'Water Warriors' with ally WaterWealth Project, March 21
29- London chapter to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary, March 21
30- NWT chapter to screen 'One River, Many Relations' and 'Water Warriors', March 22
31- Halton chapter to screen 'Water Warriors' and 'A Tale of Two Cities' March 22
32- Windsor-Essex chapter to hold World Water Day Smudge Walk, March 22
33- Guelph chapter to screen 'Water Warriors' and 'A Tale of Two Cities', March 22
34- Campbell River chapter to hold World Water Day forum with Andrew Nikiforuk and Damien Gillis, March 22
35- Brandon-Westman chapter to hold week of activities for World Water Day, March 19-23

Health
36- London chapter rallies to stop planned closure of Cardiac Fitness Institute
37- Halton chapter tweets no Canadian should go without the medication they need
38- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter has information table on Bill 160 at Halton chapter public forum on pharmacare
39- Edmonton chapter attending Alberta Pharmacare Working Group meetings with allies
40- St. John's chapter to attend CLC public forum on pharmacare, March 26
41- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9
42- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to participate in provincial all-candidates forum
43- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to initiate letter writing campaign for provincial election
44- Kelowna, Comox Valley and Victoria organizing pharmacare tour, September

Democracy
45- Comox Valley chapter co-sponsors public forum with Elizabeth May on electoral reform referendum
46- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

Solidarity
47- Victoria chapter organizes International Women's Day gathering
48- Montreal chapter at International Women's Day march hosted by Femmes de Diverses Origines
49- Cowichan Valley chapter activist Trudy Thorgeirson speaks at International Women's Day rally in Duncan
50- NWT chapter says for Trudeau government to be truly feminist it must prioritize universal child care
51- NWT chapter asks where is the commitment to find Tina Fontaine's killer
52- Winnipeg chapter co-sponsors 7th Generation Mother Earth Day, April 22
53- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
54- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation' film on the co-operative movement

Upcoming annual and regional meetings, monthly chapter calls
55- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
56- Cross country chapter check in scheduled for March 27, 8 pm ET (details to follow)
57- Terrace chapter to hold its regular planning meeting, April 7
58- Prairies-NWT chapters to hold monthly information sharing call, April 24
59- Chapters to vote on regional chapter representatives to the Board from the Atlantic and Prairies-NWT regions, May 11
60- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
61- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, September 28-30
62- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, October 12-14
63- Atlantic regional meeting, October 19-21
64- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, October 26-28
65- Council of Canadians 2019 Groundswell annual conference to be held in Kamloops

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 Mar 23, 2018 9:20 pm

Chapters this Week!

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March 23, 2018 - 11:22 am

(PHOTO: Council of Canadians Northumberland chapter activist Rick Arnold delivered the chapter's letter in opposition to Chapter 11 in NAFTA and in defence of supply management to Liberal MP Kim Rudd on March 22.)

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

Climate

1- Mid Island chapter takes part in #DefendTheWater action, delivers jar of water to Sheila Malcolmson's office
2- Victoria chapter supports #ProtectTheInlet direct action at Kinder Morgan terminal gates
3- South Shore chapter co-organizes #ProtectOffshoreNS tour stops in Halifax, Shelburne and Lunenburg
4- Prince Albert chapter calls on Saskatchewan premier Scott Moe to back renewable energy to address climate change
5- Kent County chapter publishes submission to federal government on Bills C-68 and C-69
6- Thirteen chapters to take part in #DefendTheWater actions vs Kinder Morgan, March 23
7- Guelph chapter to have information table at EcoMarket, March 24
8- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold renewable energy event, April 7
9- Kamloops chapter partners with local groups on poetry contest on nature, April 14
10- Winnipeg chapter to raise concerns about hydro-power export transmission line at NEB hearings, May 23-June 1

Trade

11- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter gets Barlow letter on the TPP published in the Wadena News
12- Northumberland chapter delivers letter on NAFTA to Liberal MP Kim Rudd saying end Chapter 11, protect supply management
13- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton, Guelph and Peterborough-Kawarthas chapters organize to hold fair trade conference, April 21
14- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day sustainable agriculture event, April 21

Water

15- Chapters organize World Water Day actions in 23 communities, full list here
16- Comox Valley chapter issues World Water Day statement on its website
17- Comox Valley chapter tweets opposition to Bill C-69
18- Centre Wellington chapter activist in new Story of Stuff video vs Nestle
19- Halton chapter calls on voters to ask their MPP candidates where they stand on Nestle water takings in Ontario
20- Cowichan Valley chapter hosts Justice for the Peace tour stop vs the Site C dam
21- Comox Valley chapter to host Justice for the Peace tour stop vs the Site C dam, March 23
22- North Shore chapter to hold book study group on 'The Mill', March 25
23- Montreal chapter to meet with Montreal city councillor about city becoming a blue community, April 4
24- Campbell River chapter to make blue community deputation, April 9
25- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, September 24

Health

26- London chapter rallies to save the Cardiac Fitness Institute
27- Edmonton chapter attending Alberta Pharmacare Working Group planning meetings
28- St. John's chapter to attend CLC public forum on pharmacare, March 26
29- Thunder Bay chapter activist to speak at CLC pharmacare public forum, April 5
30- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9
31- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to participate in provincial all-candidates forum
32- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to initiate letter writing campaign for provincial election
33- Kelowna, Comox Valley and Victoria organizing pharmacare tour, September

Democracy

34- Prince Albert chapter calls on Saskatchewan premier to back proportional representation
35- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform, November

Solidarity

36- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter activist Roy Brady on Peterborough Examiner podcast on stopping sale of local hydro utility
37- Hamilton chapter wins city council vote for municipal venues not to be rented to hate groups
38- Montreal chapter attends Muslim Association workshop on violence against women
39- London chapter to take part in 'March for our Lives' vs gun violence, March 24
40- Winnipeg chapter co-sponsors 7th Generation Mother Earth Day, April 22
41- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
42- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation' film on the co-operative movement

Upcoming annual and regional meetings, monthly chapter calls

43- North Shore chapter to hold its annual general meeting in Tatamagouche, March 25
44- Cross country chapter check in scheduled for March 27
45- Terrace chapter to hold its regular planning meeting, April 7
46- Prairies-NWT chapters to hold monthly information sharing call, April 24
47- Chapters to vote on regional chapter representatives to the Board from the Atlantic and Prairies-NWT regions, May 11
48- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
49- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, September 28-30
50- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, October 12-14
51- Atlantic regional meeting, October 19-21
52- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, October 26-28
53- Council of Canadians 2019 Groundswell annual conference to be held in Kamloops

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 Apr 06, 2018 5:12 pm

Chapters this Week!

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April 6, 2018 - 2:03 pm

(PHOTO: The Council of Canadians Victoria chapter took part in last night's protest against the Kinder Morgan pipeline outside the Sheraton Wall Centre in Vancouver where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was attending at $1,000-a-plate Liberal fundraiser.)

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

Climate
1- North Shore, Ottawa chapters tweet petition vs BP rig on its way to drill offshore of Nova Scotia
2- Victoria chapter at #StopKM protest as Trudeau in Vancouver for fundraising dinner
3- Victoria chapter denounces Trudeau's move to exempt tar sands projects from federal environmental reviews
4- Victoria chapter encourages letters to the editor vs fossil fuel projects
5- Victoria chapter tweets DeSmog article on 'foreign foundation money to fight foreign-funded pipelines'
6- NWT chapter criticizes Bill C-69 for not including UNDRIP
7- Guelph, Edmonton, Kent County, NWT chapters express concerns about Bill C-69
8- South Niagara chapter encourages chapters to sign House of Commons e-petition banning tankers carrying crude off northern British Columbia
9- Guelph chapter has information table at EcoMarket
10- Regina chapter calls on Saskatchewan premier to invest carbon tax revenue in community-based energy production
11- Prince Albert chapter calls on Saskatchewan premier to back carbon tax revenue, invest in renewable energy
12- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold renewable energy event, April 7
13- Kamloops chapter partners with local groups on poetry contest on nature, April 14
14- Nelson, Kelowna chapters to sponsor public forum vs Kinder Morgan, April 23
15- Regina chapter to screen 'Disruption' and 'Our Nationhood', April 25 and May 23
16- Nelson, Kelowna chapters to organize non-violent direct action training workshop vs Kinder Morgan, April 28
17- Winnipeg chapter to raise concerns about hydro-power export transmission line at NEB hearings, May 23-June 1

Trade
18- Ottawa chapter tweets a NAFTA 2.0 deal in principle could be signed by April 13
19- Chapters trade working group to meet for regular discussion, April 16
20- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton, Guelph, Peterborough-Kawarthas chapters organize to hold fair trade conference, April 21
21- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day sustainable agriculture event, April 21

Water
22- Chilliwack chapter helps put 'Boycott' sign on Nestle plant in Hope
23- Montreal chapter meets with Montreal city councillor about city becoming a blue community
24- Quinte chapter asks Prince Edward County council to declare March 22 each year as World Water Day and purchase a mobile water buggy
25- London chapter rallies vs Zorra landfill quarry site that threatens Thames River and local drinking water
26- NWT chapter tweets about microplastics being found in bottled water
27- Comox Valley chapter hosts Justice for the Peace tour stop vs the Site C dam in Courtenay
28- Cowichan Valley chapter hosts Justice for the Peace tour stop vs the Site C dam in Duncan
29- North Shore chapter holds book study group on 'The Mill'
30- PEI chapter to hold public forum vs Northern Pulp Mill's plan to discharge effluent into the Northumberland Strait, April 8
31- Campbell River chapter to make blue community deputation, April 9
32- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, September 24

Health
33- London, St. John's, Thunder Bay chapters at Canadian Labour Congress town hall meetings on pharmacare
34- Ottawa chapter tweets in support of calls for drug cost transparency, affordability discussion with patients
35- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9
36- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to participate in provincial all-candidates forum, May-June
37- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to initiate letter writing campaign for provincial election in Ontario, May-June
38- Kelowna, Comox Valley, Victoria chapters organizing pharmacare tour, September

Democracy
39- Victoria chapter tweets our petition calling on Trudeau to repeal the 'Fair Elections Act'
40 - PEI chapter seeks funds, support to intervene in support of proportional representation in next provincial election
41- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform, November

Solidarity
42- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter congratulates Tim Hortons workers in Canora, Saskatchewan forming a union
43- Hamilton chapter takes part in 'hate has no place on Locke St.' protest vs 'Patriot Walk'
44- NWT chapter on CBC North on #Beyond94 (Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations)
45- London chapter backs motion M-166 to create a committee to examine a plan for a federal postal banking system
46- Hamilton chapter co-sponsors public forum on with Hamilton Coalition To Stop The War on North Korea
47- NWT chapter tweets about Pope Francis' refusal to apologize to Indigenous nations over residential schools
48- Hamilton chapter supports Bill 30 to establish evidence-based social assistance rates
49- NWT chapter tweets support for Nunavut premier to make Inuktut fluency mandatory for all government employees
50- NWT chapter tweets support for petition against single-use plastic straws
51- Kamloops chapter tweets fundraising appeal for annual Peace Walk/Music Festival
52- Montreal, London chapters take part in 'March for our Lives' vs gun violence
53- Kent County chapter at Rally for Justice for Brady Francis, April 7
54- Winnipeg chapter co-sponsors 7th Generation Mother Earth Day, April 22
55- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
56- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation' film on the co-operative movement

Upcoming
57- Nineteen chapters join Board-staff-chapter conference call on finances, fundraising and campaigns
58- Hamilton chapter hosts Mark Calzavara and Rachel Small at 'Standing Up for Justice' chapter meeting
59- Ontario-Quebec chapters hold monthly chapter call
60- Comox Valley chapter posts its April 2018 newsletter
61- North Shore chapter holds its annual general meeting in Tatamagouche
62- Edmonton chapter develops chapter business cards
63- Northumberland chapter elects new executive
64- Terrace chapter to hold its regular planning meeting, April 7
65- Kent County chapter to hold yard sale, April 7
66- Kent County chapter to hold art show, April 21
67- Prairies-NWT chapters to hold monthly information sharing call, April 24
68- Chapters to vote on regional chapter representatives to the Board from the Atlantic and Prairies-NWT regions, May 11
69- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
70- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, September 28-30
71- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, October 12-14
72- Atlantic regional meeting, October 19-21
73- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, October 26-28
74- Council of Canadians 2019 Groundswell annual conference to be held in Kamloops

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 Apr 13, 2018 12:38 pm

Chapters this Week!

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April 13, 2018 - 1:59 pm

(PHOTO: The Vancouver-Burnaby chapter was outside the Law Courts on April 8 to rally for public health care as Dr. Brian Day's Charter challenge against a provincial ban on the purchase of private insurance for medically necessary services covered by our public system continues.)

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

Climate
1- Victoria chapter at Grand Chief Stewart Phillip and Indigenous allies' blockade of Kinder Morgan terminal on Burnaby Mountain
2- South Shore chapter activist Marion Moore speaks at 'unwelcoming party' outside BP office in Halifax
3- Victoria chapter tweets our online petition calling on BC Premier and environment minister to stay strong on opposition to Kinder Morgan
4- Comox Valley chapter tweets our online petition calling on Trudeau to back off on Kinder Morgan and respect Indigenous rights
5- Montreal chapter one of 40+ groups in Quebec to call on Trudeau to oppose Kinder Morgan
6- Montreal chapter tells Marc Garneau town hall that 40+ Quebec groups oppose the Kinder Morgan pipeline
7- Kamloops chapter tweets constitutional argument that Canada, Alberta can't steamroller BC on Kinder Morgan
8- Victoria chapter tweets Grand Chiefs' op-ed against Kinder Morgan pipeline
9- North Shore chapter tweets Kinder Morgan and subsidiaries responsible for 180 spills, evacuations, explosions and fire from 2003-2014
10- Hamilton chapter writes Hamilton Spectator letter to the editor asking why no media coverage of their 'stop Kinder Morgan' protest
11- Montreal chapter attends MP Anne Minh-Thu Quach's media conference and rally on pipeline safety in Ste-Justine-de-Newton
12- NWT chapter tweets C-69 must not pass
13- North Shore chapter tweets House of Commons e-petition for a legislated ban on tankers in coastal waters
14- Victoria chapter tweets International Trade Union Confederation call for clear transition plan as economies go green
15- Winnipeg, Victoria chapters submit information requests on Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project
16- Regina chapter criticizes Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe for inaction on addressing climate change
17- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter holds renewable energy event
18- Kamloops chapter partners with local groups on poetry contest on nature, April 14
19- Nelson, Kelowna chapters to sponsor public forum vs Kinder Morgan, April 23
20- Regina chapter to screen 'Disruption' and 'Our Nationhood', April 25 and May 23
21- Nelson, Kelowna chapters to organize non-violent direct action training workshop vs Kinder Morgan, April 28
22- Winnipeg chapter to raise concerns about hydro-power export transmission line at NEB hearings, May 23-June 1

Trade
23- Chapters trade working group to meet for regular discussion, April 16
24- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton, Guelph, Peterborough-Kawarthas chapters organize to hold fair trade conference, April 21
25- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day sustainable agriculture event, April 21

Water
26- Toronto chapter activist Tara Seucharan opens Water Docs Film Festival
27- Comox Valley chapter opposes proposed water bottling facility in town of Merville
28- NWT chapter tweets question about possible methylmercury contamination from Site C dam given Muskrat Falls concerns
29- Montreal chapter meets with Montreal city councillor about city becoming a blue community
30- Kent County chapter holds annual information table and yard sale at Bonar Law Memorial High School in Rexton
31- Quinte chapter awaits decision by Prince Edward County council on declaring March 22 each year as World Water Day, purchasing a mobile water buggy
32- PEI chapter holds public forum vs Northern Pulp Mill's plan to discharge effluent into the Northumberland Strait
33- Campbell River chapter awaits city council decision on blue community resolution
34- North Shore chapter will be at 'No Pipe in the Northumberland Strait' open house, April 14
35- North Shore chapter promotes Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia public forum on 'the basics of gold mining' in Tatamagouche, April 18
36- Mid Island chapter to hold Earth Day public forum on plastic pollution in landfills and oceans, April 21
37- Brandon-Westman chapter awaits decision on blue communities request to city council, June 30
38- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, September 24

Health
39- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter mobilizes around Dr. Day legal challenge
40- Ottawa chapter tweets its support for public health care, opposition to private clinics and extra-billing
41- Ottawa chapter may table at Canadian Labour Congress pharmacare forum, April 17
42- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to participate in provincial all-candidates forum, May-June
43- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to initiate letter writing campaign for provincial election in Ontario, May-June
44- Kelowna, Comox Valley, Victoria chapters organizing pharmacare tour, September

Democracy
45- Pacific region chapters may participate in Fair Vote BC provincial day of action on proportional representation, April 21
46- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform, November
47- PEI chapter seeks funds, support to intervene in support of proportional representation next provincial election, October 2019

Solidarity
48- London chapter speaks at rally in support of PSAC Local 610 graduate teaching assistants and post-doctoral researchers at Western University
49- Kent County chapter at Rally for Justice for Brady Francis
50- Mid Island chapter makes quilt squares for The Reconciliation Project that reflect the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's 94 calls to action
51- Victoria chapter supports petition calling for affordable long-distance transportation on the Highway of Tears
52- Guelph chapter co-sponsors public forum on 'What happened in Syria? Pathways to Peace’, April 14
53- Comox Valley chapter to hold open house in support of Kus-kus-sum restoration project, April 19
54- Winnipeg chapter co-sponsors 7th Generation Mother Earth Day, April 22
55- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
56- Kamloops chapter annual Peace Walk, June 23
57- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation' film on the co-operative movement

Upcoming
58- Chapters to submit annual conference resolutions, April 16
59- Winnipeg chapter holds its regular planning meeting, April 17
60- Pacific region chapters to hold monthly information sharing call, April 18
61- Kent County chapter to hold art show, April 21
62- Prairies-NWT chapters to hold monthly information sharing call, April 24
63- Chapter delegates to book their flights to annual conference by this date, May 1
64- Chapters to vote on regional chapter representatives to the Board from the Atlantic and Prairies-NWT regions, May 11
65- Chapters to confirm the name of their elected member, May 11
66- Chapters to submit their early registration form for chapter caucus day, May 20
67- Chapter delegates to the annual conference arrive in Ottawa, June 21
68- Chapter delegates to attend chapter caucus day, June 22
69- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
70- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, September 28-30
71- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, October 12-14
72- Atlantic regional meeting, October 19-21
73- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, October 26-28
74- Council of Canadians Groundswell annual conference to be held in Kamloops, June 2019

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 » Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:48 am

Chapters this Week!

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April 20, 2018 - 6:13 pm

(PHOTO: Council of Canadians South Shore chapter activist Marion Moore took part in the 'Stop The Big Heist' protest outside the Liberal Party convention in Halifax earlier today. The protest highlighted that the Trudeau government's Bill C-69 grants more power to industry-captured offshore petroleum boards and that Environment Minister Catherine McKenna recently approved BP to drill for oil and gas offshore of Nova Scotia.)

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

Climate

1- Numerous chapters tweet their #ifIhad2billiondollars ideas vs bailout of Kinder Morgan
2- Victoria chapter tweets solidarity with Secwepemc Nation vs Kinder Morgan pipeline
3- Comox Valley chapter promotes our petition calling on BC premier to stand strong against Kinder Morgan
4- Kamloops chapter tweets DeSmog article on how constitutionally Trudeau and Notley can't steamroller BC on Kinder Morgan pipeline
5- Montreal chapter thanked in Leap Montreal tweet for delivering Stop Kinder Morgan letter signed by 40+ group in Quebec to Marc Garneau
6- North Shore chapter tweets article on Indigenous people being the best representatives of the 'national interest'
7- NWT chapter tweets National Observer article on Rachel Notley and the Big Oil State
8- South Shore chapter at 'Stop the Big Heist' protest against offshore drilling outside Liberal party convention in Halifax
9- North Shore chapter calls on people to attend the 'Stop the Big Heist' protest outside the Liberal convention
10- Kamloops chapter partners with local groups on poetry contest on nature
11- Fredericton chapter sponsors Earth Day Student Art Exhibition, April 22
12- Nelson, Kelowna chapters to sponsor public forum vs Kinder Morgan, April 23
13- Regina chapter to screen 'Disruption' and 'Our Nationhood', April 25 and May 23
14- Nelson, Kelowna chapters to organize non-violent direct action training workshop vs Kinder Morgan, April 28
15- Winnipeg chapter to raise concerns about hydro-power export transmission line at NEB hearings, May 23-June 1

Trade

16- NWT chapter tweets about French National Assembly's "audible grumbles" during Trudeau's speech on CETA
17- NWT chapter tweets RCI article that NAFTA means Canada can't limit emissions
18- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton, Guelph, Peterborough-Kawarthas, Windsor chapters organize to hold fair trade conference, April 21
19- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day sustainable agriculture event, April 21

Water

20- Campbell River chapter calls on their city council to endorse blue community initiative
21- NWT chapter tweets Maude Barlow & Pam Palmater calling for C-69 to be thrown overboard
22- Centre Wellington chapter tweets that expired Nestle permits not likely to be dealt with prior to provincial election
23- NWT chapter tweets 'if you live in Ontario ask your provincial candidate their position on bottled water'
24- Comox Valley chapter attends meeting of Vancouver Island Water Watch Coalition
25- Campbell River chapter concerned proposed contaminated soil dump would threaten drinking water supply in McIvor Lake
26- Comox Valley chapter concerned about logging in the Langley Lake watershed impacting drinking water source
27- NWT chapter tweets Site C dam means destruction of Treaty 8 territory
28- St. John's chapter expresses disappointment at not receiving full standing at public inquiry into Muskrat Falls dam
29- Quinte chapter opposes Picton Terminals due to petcoke dust, salt runoff and lethal levels of contaminants in Picton Bay (on north side of Lake Ontario)
30- North Shore chapter at 'No Pipe in the Northumberland Strait' open house
31- Mid Island chapter to hold Earth Day public forum on plastic pollution in landfills and oceans, April 21
32- Prince Albert chapter to say 'End Plastic Pollution' at Earth Day event, April 21
33- Guelph chapter to co-host '2Rivers Festival 2018: Mother's Day Water Blessing', May 13
34- Brandon-Westman chapter awaits city council decision on blue communities, June 30
35- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, September 24

Health

36- North Shore chapter congratulates the Chair of the Standing Committee on Heath for recommending pharmacare
37- Windsor-Essex chapter co-hosts public meeting concerned about mega-hospital site location
38- Edmonton chapter encourages Alberta chapters to take part in Alberta Pharmacare Working Group MP lobby meetings, April 30-May 21
39- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to participate in provincial all-candidates health care forum, May-June
40- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to initiate letter writing campaign for provincial election in Ontario, May-June
41- Kelowna, Comox Valley, Victoria chapters organizing pharmacare tour, September

Democracy

42- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform, November
43- PEI chapter seeks funds, support to intervene in support of proportional representation next provincial election, October 2019

Solidarity

44- London chapter marches in solidarity with PSAC Local 610 at Western University
45- Fredericton, Mid Island chapters watch live stream of public forum in Toronto on Ecuadorians struggle vs Chevron
46- Guelph chapter co-sponsors public forum on 'What happened in Syria? Pathways to Peace’
47- Comox Valley chapter to hold open house in support of Kus-kus-sum restoration project
48- London chapter launched local activist lending library
49- Winnipeg chapter co-sponsors 7th Generation Mother Earth Day, April 22
50- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
51- Kamloops chapter to hold a 'renewable energy float competition' as part of their annual Peace Walk, June 23
52- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation' film on the co-operative movement

Upcoming

53- Kent County chapter to hold art show, April 21
54- Prairies-NWT chapters to hold monthly information sharing call, April 24
55- Chapter delegates to book their flights to annual conference by this date, May 1
56- Chapters to vote on regional chapter representatives to the Board from the Atlantic and Prairies-NWT regions, May 11
57- Chapters to confirm the name of their elected member, May 11
58- Chapters to submit their early registration form for chapter caucus day, May 20
59- Chapter delegates to the annual conference arrive in Ottawa, June 21
60- Chapter delegates to attend chapter caucus day, June 22
61- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
62- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, September 28-30
63- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, October 12-14
64- Atlantic regional meeting, October 19-21
65- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, October 26-28
66- Council of Canadians Groundswell annual conference to be held in Kamloops, June 2019

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

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