CHAPTERS THIS WEEK 2018

Re: CHAPTERS THIS WEEK 2018

Postby Oscar » Wed May 02, 2018 6:26 am

Chapters this Week!

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May 2, 2018 - 7:48am

(PHOTO: Ten Council of Canadians chapters gathered in Hamilton on April 20-21 for an evening public forum with Unifor featuring Maude Barlow followed by a full-day of information sharing and strategy discussions. Photo by Rolly Kiehne.)

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

Kinder Morgan

1- London chapter at rally to call on Liberal MP Peter Fragiskatos to stop Kinder Morgan
2- Quinte chapter at rally to call on Liberal MP Mike Bossio to say no to Kinder Morgan
3- Edmonton chapter at Stop KM rally outside Alberta premier Rachel Notley's constituency office
4- Victoria chapter joins with allies at blockade of federal tax building to say no public funding for Kinder Morgan
5- Saskatoon chapter joins with Climate Justice Saskatoon in provincial sign-on letter opposing Kinder Morgan pipeline
6- Kamloops chapter at 'picnics not pipelines' gathering in solidarity with Secwepemc people vs Kinder Morgan
7- Ottawa chapter tweets that Wisconsin refinery raises questions about safety of Kinder Morgan terminal in Burnaby
8- Hamilton chapter joins with Hamilton 350 and allies to say no bailout for Kinder Morgan
9- Nelson, Kelowna chapters co-sponsor public forum vs Kinder Morgan
10- Nelson, Kelowna chapters at non-violent direct action training workshop vs Kinder Morgan
11- Powell River chapter at twice-a-week rallies to encourage BC government to stay strong in its opposition to Kinder Morgan
12- Kent County chapter activist joins stop KM rally in London
13- Montreal chapter to host bilingual public forum vs Kinder Morgan, May 2
14- Hamilton chapter to attend rallies to call on Liberal MPs Bob Bratina, Filomena Tassi and Chris Bittle to stop Kinder Morgan, May 3
15- South Niagara chapter to attend rally to call on Liberal MP Chris Bittle to stop Kinder Morgan, May 3
16- Guelph chapter to meet with Liberal MP Lloyd Longfield to ask him to oppose Kinder Morgan, May 4
17- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to take part in 'pipelines at the crossroads' action to stop Kinder Morgan, May 4
18- Montreal chapter may join #PeoplevsKM rally outside Liberal MP Marc Garneau's constituency office, May 4
19- Ottawa chapter promotes upcoming 'Separate Oil and State' stop Kinder Morgan rally on Parliament Hill
20- Powell River chapter plans to travel to Vancouver-Burnaby in mid-May to support ongoing stop KM actions

Climate

21- South Shore chapter has letter to the editor in the Chronicle Herald vs BP offshore drilling
22- NWT chapter tweets its opposition to BP offshore drilling
23- North Shore chapter tweets opposition to Trudeau approving BP offshore drilling on Earth Day weekend
24- South Shore chapter meets with Council organizers/campaigner to strategize vs BP offshore drilling
25- Regina chapter screens the film 'Disruption'
26- NWT chapter files comments to the federal consultation on Bill C-69, says it fails to fulfill the campaign promise of reinstating protection on the lakes and rivers
27- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter holds 'electrifying' public forum on renewable energy
28- Kamloops chapter celebrates winners of natural environment poetry contest winners
29- Winnipeg chapter to raise concerns about hydro-power export transmission line at NEB hearings, May 23-June 1
30- Comox Valley chapter to co-sponsor Sustainability Forum in Courtenay, May 24
31- Regina chapter planning around Winona LaDuke's upcoming visit to Regina, May 29

Trade

32- Ten chapters organize and attend fair trade conference in Hamilton
33- Northumberland chapter calls on foreign minister to immediately suspend NAFTA talks until basic respect can be re-established
34- Ottawa chapter tweets that CETA will cost Canadians hundreds of millions of dollars in extra drug costs
35- PEI chapter and Trade Justice PEI calls for disclosure of current negotiating text for NAFTA
36- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day sustainable agriculture event

Water

37- Campbell River chapter resolves to continue to push for blue community after city council rejects their request
38- London chapter committed to making London a blue community
39- Ottawa chapter tweets that provincial permitting process for Nestle bottled water takings not likely to start until after June 7 provincial election
40- Halton chapter attends Wellington WaterWatchers 'say no to Nestle' benefit concert in Erin
41- Fredericton chapter celebrates Earth Day with a student art exhibition (along with Mother Earth and the Water Drop)
42- Comox Valley chapter promotes Action for Aquifers letter writing campaign vs Merville water bottling facility
43- Cowichan Valley chapter says no fracking way
44- Kent County chapter annual Earth Day Art Show highlights water protection and opposition to forest spraying
45- Fredericton chapter in solidarity with Wolastoq Grand Chief raising concerns about Sisson mine at United Nations
46- Mid Island chapter holds Earth Day public forum on plastic pollution in landfills and oceans
47- Prince Albert chapter says 'End Plastic Pollution' at Earth Day event
48- Guelph chapter to co-host '2Rivers Festival 2018: Mother's Day Water Blessing', May 13
49- Brandon-Westman chapter awaits city council decision on blue communities, June 30
50- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, September 24

Health

51- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter joins with BC Health Coalition to present $15.9 million invoice to private clinics
52- London chapter at 'What should be done by the next Ontario government to fix the crisis in public healthcare?' public forum
53- Comox Valley chapter welcomes introduction of Bill 29 to ban for-profit plasma collection clinics in British Columbia
54- Edmonton chapter encourages Alberta chapters to take part in Alberta Pharmacare Working Group MP lobby meetings, April 30-May 21
55- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter to co-sponsor public forum with British health policy expert on privatization and cuts, May 3
56- London chapter to attend London Health Coalition all-candidates meeting in London North Centre, May 24
57- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to participate in provincial all-candidates health care forum, May-June
58- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to initiate letter writing campaign for provincial election in Ontario, May-June
59- Kelowna, Comox Valley, Victoria chapters organizing pharmacare tour, September

Democracy

60- NWT chapter tweets opposition to Trudeau government's studying of social impact bonds for social services
61- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform, November
62- PEI chapter seeks funds, support to intervene in support of proportional representation next provincial election, October 2019

More!

63- Hamilton chapter produces brochure on its campaigns and local activities
64- Edmonton chapter prints business cards for outreach

Solidarity

65- Chilliwack chapter calls on NDP MLA Adrian Dix to respect UNDRIP and say no to fish farms
66- Comox Valley chapter prepares 'MLA meetings background package' for Pacific region chapters lobbying this month vs fish farms (key permit expires in June)
67- NWT chapter working in solidarity with the Gwich'in Nation in opposition to Trump's plan to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
68- Ottawa chapter supports Algonquin call to free the falls, restore Chaudière Falls and nearby islands
69- Ottawa chapter at Parliament Hill event in support of Honduran political prisoners
70- Mid Island and Cowichan Valley chapters meet in Ladysmith to connect, share information and explore collaborative work
71- NWT chapter opposed to possible expansion of Canada-US Safe Third Country agreement
72- Comox Valley chapter holds open house in support of Kus-kus-sum restoration project
73- Winnipeg chapter co-sponsors 7th Generation Mother Earth Day
74- Regina chapter to screen 'Our Nationhood', May 23
75- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
76- Kamloops chapter to hold a 'renewable energy float competition' as part of their annual Peace Walk, June 23
77- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation' film on the co-operative movement

Upcoming

78- Prairies-NWT chapters to hold monthly regional conference call, May 8
79- Chapters to vote on regional chapter representatives to the Board from the Atlantic and Prairies-NWT regions, May 11
80- Chapters to confirm the name of their elected member, May 11
81- Chapters to submit their early registration form for chapter caucus day, May 20
82- Comox Valley chapter to hold a trivia night gathering, June 16
83- Chapter delegates to the annual conference arrive in Ottawa, June 21
84- Chapter delegates to attend chapter caucus day, June 22
85- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for "Groundswell 2018" annual conference, June 22-24
86- Montreal chapter to participate in Canada Day parade, July 1
87- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, September 28-30
88- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, October 12-14
89- Atlantic regional meeting, October 19-21
90- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, October 26-28
91- 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 » Sun May 13, 2018 6:39 am

Chapters this Week!

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May 13, 2018 - 7:48 am

(PHOTO: The Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter and allies recently took to a busy intersection to make their 'Stop Kinder Morgan' message.)

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

Ontario provincial election

1- Guelph chapter posting creative memes to encourage people to vote
2- Guelph chapter at all-candidates meeting
3- London chapter and allies hold rally to call for funding to local hospitals to be restored
4- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter co-sponsors a public forum with British health policy expert on hospital overcrowding
6- South Niagara chapter and allies to hold all-candidates debate on health care in St. Catherines, May 14
7- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter, the Peterborough Health Coalition and four community partners to hold an all-candidates debate, May 14
8- London chapter is organizing for a people's forum to find out what issues matter to local residents, May 16
9- South Niagara chapter and allies are organizing an all candidates debate on health care in Niagara Falls, May 17
10- South Niagara chapter and allies are organizing an all candidates debate on health care in Niagara Centre, May 23
11- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter and allies to hold 'meet the candidates' gathering in Kitchener-Centre, May 23
12- London chapter will be at the London Health Coalition all-candidates meeting in London North Centre, May 24
13- South Niagara chapter and allies are organizing an all candidates debate on health care in Niagara West, May 24
14- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter and allies to hold 'meet the candidates' gathering in Waterloo, May 29

Climate

15- Saint John, Delta-Richmond, Montreal, Hamilton, South Niagara, London, Kent County, Guelph, Quinte chapters call on Liberal MPs to stop Kinder Morgan
16- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter takes to busy intersection to say Stop Kinder Morgan
17- Montreal chapter holds bilingual public forum with Greenpeace Quebec campaigners
18- Powell River chapter at twice-a-week rallies to encourage BC government to stay strong in its opposition to Kinder Morgan
19- Saskatoon chapter joins with Climate Justice Saskatoon in a provincial sign-on letter opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline
20- Powell River chapter plans to travel to Vancouver-Burnaby in mid-May to support ongoing stop KM actions
21- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter has 'energy discussion' article published in the Wadena News
22- Winnipeg chapter to raise concerns about hydro-power export transmission line at NEB hearings, May 23-June 1
23- Comox Valley chapter to co-sponsor Sustainability Forum in Courtenay, May 24
24- Regina chapter planning around Winona LaDuke's upcoming visit to Regina, May 29
25- Saint John chapter and allies to hold 'Passport to a Low Carbon Future EcoHomes Tour' in several communities, June 9

Water

26- Moncton chapter and CUPE speak to city council vs P3 water contract
27- Cowichan Valley chapter supports delivery of 'Breaching the Peace' and 'Damming the Peace' to MLAs
28- Campbell River chapter resolves to continue to push for blue community after city council rejects their request
29- London chapter committed to making London a blue community
30- Guelph chapter to co-host '2Rivers Festival 2018: Mother's Day Water Blessing', May 13
31- Brandon-Westman chapter awaits city council decision on blue communities, June 30
32- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, September 24

Trade

33- Northumberland chapter and allies call for suspension of the NAFTA talks, texts to be published, authentic consultation process

Health

34- Edmonton chapter encourages Alberta chapters to take part in Alberta Pharmacare Working Group MP lobby meetings, April 30-May 21

Democracy

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

Solidarity

37- Pacific region chapters call on MLAs to respect UNDRIP, reject the renewal of fish farm tenures
38- Saint John chapter presents on our campaigns at Saint John Labour Council meeting
39- Regina chapter visits Justice for Our Stolen Children camp in solidarity with the call for justice for Indigenous youth
40- North Shore chapter says Trudeau doing things that future prime ministers will need to apologize for
41- Winnipeg chapter celebrates part-time library workers being allowed to adjust their shifts
42- Regina chapter to screen 'Our Nationhood', May 23
43- Red Deer chapter to host public forum on the refugee experience, reconciliation, corporate power, May 26
44- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
45- Kamloops chapter to hold a 'renewable energy float competition' as part of their annual Peace Walk, June 23
46- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation' film on the co-operative movement

Upcoming

47- Chapters to submit their early registration form for chapter caucus day, May 20
48- Prairies-NWT chapters to hold monthly conference call, June 12
49- Comox Valley chapter to hold a trivia night gathering, June 16
50- Chapter delegates to the annual conference arrive in Ottawa, June 21
51- Chapter delegates to attend chapter caucus day, June 22
52- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
53- Montreal chapter to participate in Canada Day parade, July 1
54- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, September 28-30
55- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, October 12-14
56- Atlantic regional meeting, October 19-21
57- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, October 26-28
58- 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 » Fri May 18, 2018 7:36 am

Chapters this Week!

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May 18, 2018 - 7:16 am

(PHOTO: Council of Canadians Hamilton chapter activist Mary Love presenting in favour of a municipal ban on bottled water in recreational facilities to the City of Hamilton's Board of Health on Monday May 14. Photo by Ute Schmid Jones.)

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

Win!
1- Hamilton chapter celebrates Board of Health vote to ban bottled water in recreational facilities
[ https://canadians.org/blog/win-hamilton ... facilities ]


Ontario provincial election

2- Guelph chapter posting creative memes to encourage people to vote
3- Centre-Wellington and South Niagara chapter activists step back from chapter activism to run in the provincial election
4- South Niagara chapter and allies hold all-candidates debate on health care in St. Catherines
5- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter, the Peterborough Health Coalition and four community partners hold all-candidates debate on health and social issues
6- London chapter organizes people's forum to find out what issues matter to local residents
7- South Niagara chapter and allies holds all-candidates debate on health care in Niagara Falls
8- Windsor-Essex chapter and allies to host all-candidates meeting on health care, May 22
9- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter as part of Leap-Peterborough support all-candidates debate on climate change and sustainability, May 22
10- South Niagara chapter to hold all-candidates debate in Niagara Centre, May 23
11- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter at Kitchener-Centre 'meet the candidates' forum, May 23
12- London chapter to participate in all-candidates meeting in London North Centre, May 24
13- South Niagara chapter to hold all-candidates debate in Niagara West, May 24
14- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter at Kitchener-Conestoga 'meet the candidates' forum, May 28
15- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter at Waterloo 'meet the candidates' forum, May 29

Climate

16- Montreal chapter signs declaration along with 120+ groups and individuals calling for a mass mobilization against the Kinder Morgan pipeline
17- Powell River chapter at twice-a-week rallies to encourage BC government to stay strong in its opposition to Kinder Morgan
18- Powell River chapter plans to travel to Vancouver-Burnaby in mid-May to support ongoing stop KM actions
19- Saint John chapter tells Liberal MP Wayne Long it doesn't want tax dollars supporting the Kinder Morgan pipeline
20- North Shore chapter encourages people to tell federal environment minister to oppose offshore oil and gas drilling
21- Ottawa chapter signs letter to Trudeau to say climate leadership means a managed decline of fossil fuel production, not new pipelines
22- Winnipeg chapter to raise concerns about hydro-power export transmission line at NEB hearings, May 23-June 1
23- Comox Valley chapter to co-sponsor Sustainability Forum in Courtenay, May 24
24- Montreal chapter to take part in #EnsembleContreKinderMorgan protest, May 27
25- Regina chapter planning around Winona LaDuke's upcoming visit to Regina, May 29
26- Kamloops chapter to screen 'Directly Affected' vs Kinder Morgan, May 30
27- Saint John chapter and allies to hold 'Passport to a Low Carbon Future EcoHomes Tour' in several communities, June 9

Water

28- Hamilton chapter celebrates Hamilton Board of Health voting to ban bottled water in recreational facilities
29- NWT chapter disappointed in Liberal MP Michael McLeod's position on Bill C-69
30- Ottawa chapter calls for debate on Bill C-69 to be extended
31- NWT chapter supports NWT government's work to include the rights of nature in developing environmental rights legislation
32- Guelph chapter co-hosts '2Rivers Festival 2018: Mother's Day Water Blessing'
33- Campbell River chapter resolves to continue to push for blue community after city council rejects their request
34- London chapter committed to making London a blue community
35- Cowichan Valley chapters shares Years of Living video on global water protection
36- Guelph, Windsor-Essex chapters to attend public forum in Detroit, June 8-10
37- Brandon-Westman chapter awaits city council decision on blue communities, June 30
38- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, September 24

Trade

39- Chapters in trade working group to meet for regular conference call, late-May
40- Montreal and Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter express interest in Gordon Laxer tour stops on NAFTA, June

Health

41- Inverness County chapter to hold public forum on pharmacare, June 2
42- Edmonton chapter encourages Alberta chapters to take part in Alberta Pharmacare Working Group MP lobby meetings

Democracy

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

Solidarity

45- Five Pacific region chapters discuss stop Site C dam tour
46- Cowichan Valley chapter and allies call on MLA Carole James to stop the Site C dam
47- Regina chapter helps out at ongoing Justice for Our Stolen Children camp near the Saskatchewan Legislature on Treaty 4 territory
48- Pacific region chapters call on MLAs to respect UNDRIP, reject the renewal of fish farm tenures
49- Regina chapter to screen 'Our Nationhood', May 23
50- Red Deer chapter to host public forum on the refugee experience, reconciliation, corporate power, May 26
51- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
52- Kamloops chapter to hold a 'renewable energy float competition' as part of their annual Peace Walk, June 23
53- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation' film on the co-operative movement

Upcoming

54- Chapters to take part in webinar with organizing assistants on Google tools, today!
55- Chapters to submit their early registration form for chapter caucus day, May 20
56- Pacific region chapters to hold regular monthly conference call, May 23
57- Prairies-NWT chapters to hold monthly conference call, June 12
58- Comox Valley chapter to hold a trivia night gathering, June 16
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- Montreal chapter to participate in Canada Day parade, July 1
63- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to participate in Canada Day parade, July 1
64- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, September 28-30
65- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, October 12-14
66- Atlantic regional meeting, October 19-21
67- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, October 26-28
68- 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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