Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
2 years ago

The Council of Canadians Comox Valley chapter visited the First Nation occupation happening at the Norwegian-owned Marine Harvest fish farm on Midsummer Island in the Broughton Archipelago off the coast of British Columbia.

Please see below this week's snapshot of recent and upcoming chapter actions across the country.

Climate justice
1- Twenty chapters express solidarity with Andrea Harden vs misogyny
2- Eleven chapters now registered for our Nov. 14 fossil fuel transition webinar with Hannah McKinnon
3- Montreal chapter co-presents screening of 'Stella Polaris Ulloriarsuaq'
4- Kamloops chapter calls on BC government to investigate Kinder Morgan disrupting streams on pipeline route
5- Montreal chapter at celebration with allies to mark the defeat of the Energy East pipeline
6- Montreal chapter to participate in Off-Bonn climate gathering, Nov. 12
7- NWT chapter to screen 'Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock', Nov. 16
8- Windsor-Essex chapter to co-host public forum with Avi Lewis, Nov. 18
9- Kelowna chapter to screen 'This Living Salish Sea' film as fundraiser for Indigenous legal challenges vs Kinder Morgan, Nov. 18

10- Victoria chapter backs call for public inquiry in British Columbia into fracking
11- Montreal chapter welcomes election of progressive Valerie Plante as mayor of Montreal, hopes it means city will become a blue community
12- NWT chapter calls for diversified economy and environmental protections
13- London chapter in solidarity with OPAL fight vs proposed landfill in Zorra Township
14- Kent County chapter to attend Jospehine Mandamin event in Toronto, Nov. 11
15- Fredericton chapter to help build winter house at Sisson Brook mine site, Nov. 13
16- London chapter to hold Muskrat Falls forum with Inuit land defender, Nov. 15

17- Chapters discuss strategies with trade campaigner on conference call
18- Nelson chapter to hold NAFTA public forum with local Member of Parliament, Nov. 14
19- Chapters to join Maude Barlow webinar on NAFTA, Nov. 22
20- Peel chapter to host Maude Barlow talk on NAFTA, Nov. 27

21- Windsor-Essex chapter concerned by proposed location of new P3 mega-hospital
22- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter says Bill 33 'Time to Care Act' is a good start
23- Pacific region chapters consider tours to promote pharmacare
24- Kamloops chapter calls for Bank of Canada to lend interest-free to governments for infrastructure and health care spending
25- Prince Albert chapter to hold public forum on pharmacare with Student Medical Society of Saskatchewan representative Jacqueline Carverhill, Nov. 20

26- Comox Valley chapter AGM to feature speaker on upcoming proportional representation referendum, Nov. 23

Fish farms
27- Comox Valley chapter to release video on their visit to fish farm occupation
28- Comox Valley chapter calls on Trudeau & Horgan to prevent Marine Harvest from removing Indigenous observers at fish farm occupation
29- Comox Valley chapter blogs on its solidarity with wild salmon defenders
30- Chilliwack chapter calls for attendance at DFO open house on wild salmon policy
31- Comox Valley chapter expresses solidarity, delivers Wi-Fi router to fish farm occupation

32- Montreal chapter holds public forum in opposition to Bill 62
33- Prince Albert & Quill Plains chapters back call for federal Revenue Minister to pursue Cameco's unpaid taxes
34- Kent County, Quill Plains (Wynyard) & Peterborough-Kawarthas chapters call for tax justice following Paradise Papers investigation
35- London chapter at the Rally Against Privatization in Toronto
36- St. John's chapter supports call for fair ferry service to Bell Island
37- Kent County chapter calls for justice for Ojibwe youth held in solitary confinement
38- Regina chapter tables at the University of Regina Students' Union sustainability fair
39- South Niagara chapter activist launches E-1332 petition to have Bill C-27 withdrawn
40- Montreal chapter to join with 130 other groups at massive anti-racism protest, Nov. 12
41- London chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Nov. 15
42- Kamloops chapter to have 'Ten Thousand Villages' items for sale, Nov. 17-18
43- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to attend 'Writing as Resistance' public talk by Chris Hedges, Nov. 20
44- Saskatoon chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Dec. 7
45- Prince Albert chapter to support 'Write for Rights' vs Site C dam, Dec. 12

For photos and more on all of these actions, please see the Twitter feeds of @CouncilofCDNs and @CBrentPatterson.

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