Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
2 years ago

The Council of Canadians Fredericton chapter visited the Wolastoq Grandmothers Sisson Encampment to deliver supplies, provide lunch, cut firewood and help build a winter home to assist in the ongoing effort to stop the planned Sisson Brook open-pit tungsten and molybdenum mine that would be built at the headwaters of the Nashwaak River on Maliseet territory.

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

1- Seventeen chapters join webinar with Oil Change International's Hannah McKinnon
2- Chapters discuss Trudeau's hypocrisy on climate change, energy campaign ideas
3- NWT chapter on CKLB Radio to promote screening of 'Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock'
4- NWT chapter screens 'Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock'
5- Montreal chapter participates in Off-Bonn climate gathering
6- Kelowna chapter to screen 'This Living Salish Sea' to assist Stop Kinder Morgan legal challenges, Nov. 18
7- Windsor-Essex chapter to co-host public forum with Avi Lewis, Nov. 18

8- NWT chapter helps set up website to generate public input into proposed mining act
9- NWT chapter criticizes federal Liberals for not protecting Wood Buffalo National Park from Site C, tar sands expansion
10- Fredericton chapter helps build home vs open-pit mine that threatens Nashwaak River
11- London chapter holds Muskrat Falls public forum with Inuit land defender Kelly Morrissey
12- Medicine Hat chapter plans to propose blue communities resolution to its city council
13- Kent County chapter attends Josephine Mandamin event in Toronto
14- Montreal chapter to attend SIAF water policy discussion, Nov. 29
15- Montreal chapter to approach Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution, March 2018

16- Nelson chapter holds town hall meeting on NAFTA with NDP MP Wayne Stetski
17- North Shore chapter calls on Foreign Affairs Minister to remove ISDS & energy proportionality provisions in NAFTA
18- Ottawa chapter concerned TPP-11 investor-state provisions will apply to environmental and labour rights
19- Chapters to join NAFTA webinar with Maude Barlow, Nov. 22
20- Peel Region chapter hosts Barlow & Unifor regional director Naureen Rizvi for NAFTA public forum, Nov. 27

21- Halton chapter holds meeting to plan for pharmacare public forum
22- Victoria chapter plans to hold a pharmacare public forum in early-2018

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

Fish farms
24- Victoria chapter visits the Matriarch Camp vs fish farms
25- Chilliwack chapter at BC Supreme Court hearing in solidarity with wild salmon defenders
26- Comox Valley chapter launches 4-minute video on visit to fish farm occupation

27- Kent County chapter calls for mobilization to ensure passage of UNDRIP Bill C-262 at second reading
28- Brandon-Westman chapter concerned that Manitoba government exploring social impact bonds (SIBs) to deliver social services
29- Montreal chapter joins rally of 5,000 people vs racism
30- Comox Valley chapter launches YouTube channel!
31- Prairies-NWT chapters hold monthly conference call to share updates & talk strategy
32- NWT chapter backs call for mercury treatment centre for Grassy Narrows First Nation
33- Regina chapter screens 'The Take' by Avi Lewis & Naomi Klein
34- London chapter backs public power in speech at Toronto rally
35- Ottawa chapter holds its monthly planning meeting
36- Montreal chapter at Kanehsatà:ke Land Defenders what to wear at a barricade 'fashion show', Nov. 17
37- Kamloops chapter to have 'Ten Thousand Villages' items for sale, Nov. 17-18
38- Edmonton chapter to table at Parkland Institute 'Collapse: Neoliberalism in Crisis' conference, Nov. 17-19
39- North Shore chapter to attend the Atlantic Regional Solidarity Network annual gathering in Sackville, Nov. 18
40- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter co-sponsors 'Writing as Resistance' talk by journalist/author Chris Hedges, Nov. 20
41- Brandon-Westman chapter tapes its latest cable access TV show, Nov. 21
42- PEI chapter to hold public forum on 'the future of genetic engineering', Nov. 29
43- Saskatoon chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Dec. 7
44- Prairies-NWT chapters to meet for monthly update and campaign strategy call, Dec. 11
45- Prince Albert chapter to participate in 'Write for Rights' gathering, Dec. 12
46- Prince Albert chapter so screen 'Silent Transformation' in early-2018

For photos and tweets on most of these actions, please see @CouncilofCDNs and @CBrentPatterson

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