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Chapters this Summer!

On July 18, the Fredericton chapter delivered supplies to the Wolastoq Mothers and Grandmothers who have established a camp to block the proposed Sisson Brook open-pit mine on traditional Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) territory.

Please see below a list of some of the 60+ actions Council of Canadians chapters took part in this July and August.


1- South Niagara chapter makes submission to federal Review of Environmental and Regulatory Processes

2- Kent County chapter submits comments to federal Review of Environmental and Regulatory Processes

3- South Niagara chapter calls on their MP to list Welland River in the Navigation Protection Act

4- Mid Island chapter calls on their MP to list Cowichan River and Nanaimo River under Navigation Protection Act

5- Regina chapter calls on MP Ralph Goodale to protect local waterways under the Navigation Protection Act

6- Windsor-Essex chapter to support Water Wells First blockade

7- South Niagara chapter highlights Aug. 28 deadline for comment on Navigation Protection Act

8- South Niagara chapter supports camp to protect Thundering Waters Forest

9- Windsor-Essex chapter presents ‘Boiling Point’ to Tracey Ramsey

10- Saskatoon chapter blue community campaign challenged by Canadian Beverage Association

11- Winnipeg chapter presents ‘Boiling Point’ to Liberal MP Dan Vandal

12- Windsor-Essex chapter presents ‘Boiling Point’ to Windsor-Tecumseh MP Cheryl Hardcastle

13- London chapter protests energy project harming Chatham-Kent’s drinking water

14- Victoria chapter at rally to save Fish Lake from mine

15- Fredericton chapter visits Wolastoq Mothers & Grandmothers camp at Sisson Brook

16- London & Centre Wellington chapters join Blue Planet Project delegation on privatized water in Chile

17- Comox Valley chapter presents ‘Boiling Point’ to NDP MPs Guy Caron and Gord Johns

18- Comox Valley chapter presents ‘Boiling Point’ to NDP MP Rachel Blaney


19- South Niagara chapter op-ed says Canada-China FIPA means Thundering Waters development won’t mean local jobs

20- Quill Plains chapter letter to the editor on NAFTA

21- Northumberland chapter commentary on NAFTA published in Brújula Ciudadana

Climate justice

22- Windsor-Essex chapter co-organizes public forum with Avi Lewis for November 18

23- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter forms working group on neo-liberalism and climate change

24- Kamloops chapter tweets opposition to Kinder Morgan pipeline

Health care

25- Brandon-Westman chapter opposes provincial funding cut to local hospital

26- Winnipeg chapter at founding meeting for Manitoba Health Coalition

27- Winnipeg chapter tables on pharmacare at Unifor convention


28- London chapter counter-protest vs PEGIDA draws 500+ people

29- Brandon-Westman chapter anti-racism rally draws about 100 people

30- Chilliwack chapter at massive ‘Oppose the racists in Metro Vancouver’ rally

31- Windsor-Essex chapter at Charlottesville solidarity vigil

32- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter at ‘Hate-free Peace Vigil’

33- London chapter organizes rally in solidarity with Charlottesville, August 16

34- South Niagara chapter at ‘Standing in Solidarity with Charlottesville’ rally

Unsettling Canada 150

35- Victoria chapter at #UnsettlingCanada150 action

36- Regina chapter supports unfurling of massive ‘Genocide’ banner outside Saskatchewan Legislature

37- South Shore and Inverness chapters at ‘Resistance 150’ protest at Auld’s Cove

38- Fredericton & Saint John chapters support Longhouse across from the New Brunswick Legislature

39- South Shore chapter calls for decolonization in letter to the editor

40- Hamilton chapter distributes Indigenous rights buttons & ‘Canada 150 confronted’ magazine at Canada Day festival

41- South Shore chapter organizes ‘Unsettling Canada’ book club

42- Northumberland chapter highlights Blue Dot campaign in Canada Day parade

43- Kamloops chapter holds book sale at Canada Day Farmers Market

44- Montreal chapter at Canada Day parade

45- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter walks with activist contingent in in Canada Day parade

46- PEI chapter highlights news report that Trudeau willing to listen to concerns about Fort Amherst

47- Fredericton chapter takes part in blanket exercise at Wolastoq Longhouse

48- Winnipeg chapter at 1st Annual July 1 resistance of the Indigenous Genocide gathering


49- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter calls for postal banking after closure of 20 branches in rural Saskatchewan

50- Brandon-Westman chapter opposes Pallister government plan for P3 school in their community

51- Regina chapter at ‘stop the cuts’ canoe protest at Sask Party golf tournament

52- Kamloops chapter at Pride parade

53- North Shore chapter screens Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World

54- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter prepares to engage in Ontario provincial election

55- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to attend Curve Lake First Nation Pow Wow, Sept. 16

56- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter has information table at Peterborough Folk Festival

57- London chapter rallies against privatization of Hydro One

58- Winnipeg chapter organizes lantern ceremony to mark US bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

59- PEI chapter leaflets against genetically modified salmon

60- Winnipeg chapter holds a summertime BBQ get-together

61- Brandon-Westman chapter to have booth at Brandon University to attract new members

62- Fredericton chapter in coalition that urges public to tell crews to stop glyphosate spraying

63- Red Deer chapter to hold information session on our campaigns

64- Victoria chapter op-ed on Massey Bridge in the Vancouver Sun

65- Hamilton chapter at rally calling for the licensing of landlords

66- PEI chapter meets with minister about genetically modified fish

67- Saskatoon chapter interviews Brigette DePape for their community radio program

68- Victoria chapter at Justice for Barbara Kentner vigil

69- Brandon-Westman chapter to march in Labour Day parade