Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
2 years ago

The Council of Canadians Victoria chapter was at the 'Voices of the Salmon Frontlines: Circle at the Legislature' gathering yesterday in support of the 'Namgis, Musgamagw Dzawada'enuxw and Mamalilikala nations and in opposition to fish farms. Photo by Heather Tufts.

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

Climate
1- Windsor-Essex chapter celebrates new Detroit ordinance on petroleum coke
2- Windsor-Essex chapter wrote Detroit mayor ahead of city council vote on petroleum coke ordinance
3- Kamloops chapter tweets Paris agreement still means 3°C increase by 2100
4- Windsor-Essex chapter hosts Gordon Laxer 'After the Sands' talk on ecological security
5- Ottawa chapter supports call for a climate test on Kinder Morgan pipeline
6- Hamilton chapter reads 'The Lorax' at Line 10 construction site
7- Montreal chapter to attend Energy East victory party, Nov. 3
8- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold 'Is Your Community Ready for Renewable Energy?' public forum, Nov. 4
9- Montreal chapter to co-sponsor screening of 'Stella Polaris Ulloriarsuaq', Nov. 6
10- Montreal chapter to participate in Off-Bonn climate gathering, Nov. 12
11- Chapters to join webinar with Oil Change International transitions director Hannah McKinnon during Bonn climate talks, Nov. 14
12- NWT chapter to screen 'Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock', Nov. 16
13- Windsor-Essex chapter to co-host public forum with Avi Lewis, Nov. 18
14- Kelowna chapter to screen 'This Living Salish Sea' film as fundraiser for Indigenous legal challenges vs Kinder Morgan, Nov. 18

Water
15- London chapter holds public forum on Blue Planet Project delegation to Chile
16- South Niagara, Kent County, Regina, Mid Island & Quill Plains chapters hear water campaigner Emma Lui speak on environmental review webinar
17- Chilliwack chapter inspired by Oregon governor's rejection of Nestle plant on the Columbia River Gorge
18- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter calls on Trudeau & Garneau to restore the Navigable Waters Protection Act
19- Montreal chapter at Eau Secour's 20th anniversary party
20- Centre Wellington chapter right to water article published in OSSTF magazine
21- Kent County chapter to attend Jospehine Mandamin event in Toronto, Nov. 11
22- London chapter to hold Muskrat Falls forum with Inuit land defender, Nov. 15

Trade
23- Northumberland chapter meets with Liberal MP to discuss NAFTA
24- Northumberland chapter tells Global Affairs it does not support the TPP moving forward
25- Nelson chapter to hold NAFTA public forum with local Member of Parliament, Nov. 14
26- Chapters to join Maude Barlow webinar on NAFTA, Nov. 22
27- Peel chapter to host Maude Barlow talk on NAFTA, Nov. 27

Health
28- Prince Albert chapter to screen CBC Fifth Estate documentary on pharmacare, Nov. 20

Democracy
29- PEI chapter calls for electoral reform in Guardian letter to the editor

Fish Farms
30- Victoria chapter at 'Voices of the Salmon Frontlines: Circle at the Legislature'
31- Comox Valley chapter to visit Midsummer & Swanson islands in solidarity with First Nation observers
32- Comox Valley chapter starts 'Comox Valley Support for Cleansing Our Waters' Facebook page
33- Comox Valley chapter challenges Black Press columnist Tom Fletcher on his support for fish farming
34- Comox Valley chapter to screen 'Salmon Confidential', Nov. 16
35- Chilliwack chapter to attend Fish Farm Occupation Benefit Concert, Nov. 24

More!
36- Quill Plains, South Niagara, South Shore & Nelson chapters hold 'Unsettling Canada' book club discussion via telephone
37- Montreal chapter activist opposes Bill 62 on CBC Radio's As It Happens
38- Thunder Bay chapter to redesign Facebook page & website, set up Twitter account
39- Comox Valley chapter to donate to fund in memory of Twyla Roscovich
40- Ontario-Quebec chapters thank Roy Brady for his years on the Board of Directors
41- Powell River chapter supports the call for postal banking, backs parliamentary e-petition
42- London chapter at anti-hate rally to challenge anti-Islam group Pegida Canada
43- Ontario-Quebec chapters gather for regional meeting in Burlington
44- Montreal chapter screens 'A Silent Transformation' documentary
45- Fredericton chapter considers setting up Twitter account
46- London chapter to participate in keep public services public rally in Toronto, Nov. 6
47- Montreal chapter to host public forum on Bill 62 with Julius Grey, Nov. 8
48- Montreal chapter to join with 130 other groups at massive anti-racism protest, Nov. 12
49- London chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Nov. 15
50- Kamloops chapter to have 'Ten Thousand Villages' items for sale, Nov. 17-18
51- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to attend 'Writing as Resistance' public talk by Chris Hedges, Nov. 20
52- Saskatoon chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Dec. 7
53- Prince Albert chapter to support 'Write for Rights' vs Site C dam, Dec. 12

For more on these actions, please see @CouncilofCDNs on Twitter.

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