Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
2 years ago

The Council of Canadians Inverness County, North Shore and South Shore chapters gathered in Halifax yesterday for a rally to defend forests in Nova Scotia from clearcutting. Photo by Joanne Hussey.

Here is a snapshot of recent and upcoming activism by Council of Canadians chapters across the country:

TRADE
1- Guelph chapter live-streams Barlow NAFTA & water talk on Facebook
2- Five chapters at Guelph chapter public forum on trade & water with Maude Barlow

CLIMATE
3- Montreal chapter at launch of Naomi Klein's book Dire non ne suffit plus Contre la stratégie du choc de Trump
4- Thunder Bay chapter named in Enbridge writ to seize assets following Charter challenge
5- Regina chapter challenges SK Premier on his backing of Energy East pipeline
6- Hamilton chapter to host talk on climate change, the Arctic and the Antarctic, Oct. 24
7- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold 'Is Your Community Ready for Renewable Energy?' public forum, Nov. 4
8- Montreal chapter to co-sponsor screening of 'Stella Polaris Ulloriarsuaq', Nov. 6
9- Montreal chapter to participate in Off-Bonn climate gathering, Nov. 12
10- NWT chapter to screen 'Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock', Nov. 16
11- Windsor-Essex chapter to co-host public forum with Avi Lewis, Nov. 18
12- Windsor-Essex chapter public forum with Paul Chislett on Leap Manifesto and the local cooperative economy, Nov. 18
13- Windsor-Essex chapter to host Elder Mona Stonefish speaking on the Leap Manifesto and Indigenous Rights

WATER
14- Delta-Richmond chapter screens 'Watershed Guardians of the Fraser River'
15- Atlantic chapter activists visit Treaty Truckhouse in solidarity to #StopAltonGas
16- Kent County chapter to push for local lakes and rivers to be protected under Navigation Protection Act

HEALTH
17- South Niagara chapter opposes planned closure of Welland County General Hospital
18- London chapter to attend public consultation on hospital reform, Oct. 24
19- Prince Albert chapter to screen CBC Fifth Estate documentary on pharmacare, Nov. 20

DEMOCRACY
20- Guelph chapter holds democracy forum with Elizabeth May & Michael Chong
21- NWT chapter supports ethics complaint vs Trudeau on broken promise of electoral reform
22- Mid Island chapter to attend community strategy discussion on upcoming provincial electoral reform referendum, Oct. 25

MORE!
23- Inverness County, North Shore and South Shore chapters take part in Halifax rally to protect forests
24- Powell River chapter may screen 'A Silent Transformation' documentary
25- Powell River chapter opposes Catalyst Paper tax exemption
26- Inverness County chapter highlights health benefits of forests in Chronicle-Herald letter to the editor
27- Comox Valley, Campbell River, Powell River, Kent County chapters call for end to fish farms on BC coast
28- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter at local Leap meeting on guaranteed basic income
29- Kent County chapter expresses solidarity with occupation of fish farms
30- Montreal chapter at local peace rally
31- PEI chapter holds "mix & mingle" to discuss key issues
32- Kent County chapter meets to strategize on key issues of concern
33- Montreal chapter takes part in peace demonstration
34- Fredericton chapter promotes Council's year-end priorities survey on Twitter
35- Centre Wellington chapter attends the Unity Rally to End White Supremacy in Toronto
36- Quinte chapter attends Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory's South Shore conference
37- Hamilton chapter calls for fairness in social assistance rates
38- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter holds planning meeting
39- South Shore chapter to hold Unsettling Canada book club discussion, Oct. 20
40- Prince Albert chapter to hold Slow Food Potluck, Oct. 20
41- London chapter co-organizing 'Love is Stronger than Hate' counter-rally, Oct. 28
42- London chapter to attend 'Stand Up for Decent Work and Oppose Hate!' forum, Oct. 28
43- Montreal chapter to screen 'A Silent Transformation' documentary, Nov. 1
44- Chapters to meet for second 'Unsettling Canada' online book club discussion, Nov. 2
45- London chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Nov. 15
46- Prince Albert chapter to support 'Write for Rights' vs Site C dam, Dec. 12
47- Saskatoon chapter to hold its annual general meeting in December

We also extend our condolences to friends and family on the passing of long-time Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter activist Carol Winter.

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