Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
3 years ago

Photo of the week: Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter activists joined with the End Immigration Detention Network outside the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, Ontario yesterday to protest against indefinite immigration detention.

Council of Canadians chapters take action for social, economic and environmental justice. Here are some of their activities from this past week:

Climate and energy justice
1- Saint John chapter concerned by RCMP surveillance of anti-Energy East pipeline activists
2- Chilliwack chapter says hundreds of requests made for Kinder Morgan route change
3- NWT chapter screens the film 'To the Ends of the Earth', shares Leap Manifesto
4- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter supports public forum on climate change and mental health
5- Powell River chapter to screen 'To the Ends of the Earth', May 6
6- Saskatoon chapter takes part in #ClimateMarch2017
7- Port Alberni chapter joins bike ride to mark Earth Day
8- London chapter holds work parties to build 30-foot anti-pipeline snake
9- Sudbury chapter takes part in People's Climate March

Trade
10- Northumberland chapter op-ed on trade appears in digital & print editions of newspaper
11- St. John's chapter warns against bulk water exports in upcoming NAFTA talks
12- Northumberland chapter says CETA will hurt local cheese makers

Water
13- South Shore chapter to hold public forum on Alton Gas storage project, May 12
14- Sudbury chapter tells Ontario government it is failing to protect water from Nestlé

Health care
15- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter hopes pharmacare in Ontario will lead to national pharmacare

BC election
16- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter distributes 1100 leaflets on BC provincial election issues
17- Delta-Richmond chapter holds #bcelxn17 all-candidates debate
18- Victoria chapter endorses Union of BC Indian Chiefs' 'Vote Anyone But Clark' campaign
19- Cowichan Valley chapter holds public forum on LNG industry & Bamberton LNG proposal

Saskatchewan fight-back
20- Regina chapter opposes Bill 63 and $60 million cut to provincial education budget
21- Regina chapter opposes Bill 40, privatization of Crown corporations SaskTel, SaskPower & SGI

Democracy
22- St. John's chapter co-sponsors public forum on provincial electoral reform, May 10

Peace
23- Kamloops chapter organizes 42nd annual Walk for Peace, Social Justice & the Environment

Immigration Detention
24- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter at protest against indefinite immigration detention

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