Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
2 years ago

The Council of Canadians Prince Albert and Regina chapters were at the 'Rally to Reverse the Cuts' outside the Saskatchewan Legislature earlier this week.

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

CLIMATE JUSTICE
1- Victoria chapter at City of Colwood 'yes' vote on Big Oil paying costs of climate change
2- Saskatoon chapter calls on TD Bank to divest from tar sands pipelines
3- Hamilton chapter hosts talk on climate change, the Arctic and the Antarctic
4- Regina chapter questions 'Energy Builders Energy Infrastructure Incident Reporting Center'
5- Windsor-Essex chapter to host public forum with Gordon Laxer, Oct. 30
6- Montreal chapter to attend Energy East victory party, Nov. 3
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

WATER
12- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter concerned by lack of environmental assessment of Quill Lakes water diversion project
13- Kent County chapter joins DFO conference call on UN Sustainable Fisheries resolution
14- Comox Valley chapter activist Alice de Wolff speaks at 'Fish Farms Out! rally
15- Chilliwack chapter supports Indigenous-led occupation of fish farms
16- Fredericton chapter urges donations to Grandmothers vs Sisson Brook mine for firewood
17- South Niagara chapter opposes Line 10 spur line crossing the Welland River
18- Quill Plains chapter calls on their MP to oppose fish farms, back UNDRIP

TRADE
19- Peel Region chapter gives Liberal MP Ruby Sahota copy of Barlow's 'Getting It Right' NAFTA report
20- Quill Plains chapter challenges NAFTA ISDS in letter to the editor
21- Peel Region chapter joins Unifor #ABetterNAFTA rally in Brampton
22- South Niagara chapter activist calls for end to ISDS in St. Catharines Standard letter to the editor

HEALTH
23- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter calls on province for more long-term-care beds
24- London chapter attends public consultation on hospital reform
25- Prince Albert chapter to screen CBC Fifth Estate documentary on pharmacare, Nov. 20

DEMOCRACY
26- Mid Island chapter attends community strategy discussion on upcoming provincial electoral reform referendum
27- NWT chapter supports ethics complaint vs Trudeau on broken promise of electoral reform
28- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter at joint meeting with Fair Vote Canada Waterloo Region chapter

MORE!
29- Regina chapter at the 'Reverse the Cuts' rally
30- Prince Albert chapter at the 'Reverse the Cuts' rally in Regina
31- Prince Albert chapter holds slow food potluck gathering
32- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter calls for more public services at OPSEU 'We Own It' forum
33- South Shore chapter holds 'Unsettling Canada' book club discussion
34- South Niagara chapter critiques Wynne's so-called 'free tuition' pledge
35- Ontario-Quebec chapters to gather for regional meeting, Oct. 28
36- London chapter co-organizing 'Love is Stronger than Hate' counter-rally, Oct. 28
37- London chapter to attend 'Stand Up for Decent Work and Oppose Hate!' forum, Oct. 28
38- Montreal chapter to screen 'A Silent Transformation' documentary, Nov. 1
39- Chapters to meet for second 'Unsettling Canada' online book club discussion, Nov. 2
40- London chapter to participate in keep public services public rally in Toronto, Nov. 6
41- Montreal chapter to host public forum on Bill 62 with Julius Grey, Nov. 8
42- London chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Nov. 15
43- Saskatoon chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Dec. 7
44- Prince Albert chapter to support 'Write for Rights' vs Site C dam, Dec. 12

Please also note - Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter mourns the passing of chapter activist Carol Winter.

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