Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
2 years ago

The Council of Canadians Inverness County chapter joined a blockade this past weekend to oppose a proposed quarry in the Kluscap Wilderness Area on Cape Breton Island.

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

Site C dam
1- Ottawa, Comox Valley, South Niagara, Chilliwack, Prince Albert, NWT, Kent County, Kelowna chapters express opposition to Site C dam
2- Chilliwack chapter writes BC government in opposition to Site C as decision looms
3- Prince Albert chapter to #WriteforRights vs Site C dam
4- NWT chapter tweets @jjhorgan & @BCNDPCaucus in opposition to Site C dam
5- Kent County chapter calls on family & friends in BC to oppose Site C dam
6- NWT chapter says no to proposed Amisk dam on Peace River

Water
7- Fredericton chapter facilitates purchase of generator for Grandmothers & Mothers land defence camp vs Sisson Brook open-pit mine
8- Guelph chapter assists with 1 billion litre action at Nestle bottled-water plant in Aberfoyle
9- Centre Wellington chapter marches vs Nestle in Elora
10- Hamilton chapter donates $50 for rally & march vs Nestle in Centre Wellington
11- NWT chapter calls on NWT government to take integrated approach to land and resource management
12- Comox Valley chapter presents its 2017 Community Action Award to Project Watershed
13- NWT chapter concerned by Taseko open-pit copper mine contaminated water discharges into the Fraser River
14- Montreal chapter attends SIAF water policy discussion
15- Montreal chapter to screen 'Water Warriors' at Concordia University, Dec. 14
16- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary, early-2018
17- Montreal chapter to approach Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution, March 2018

Health
18- London chapter occupies office of deputy premier in opposition to Bill 160
19- London chapter paints banner for flash-mob action vs Bill 160
20- Guelph chapter holds red umbrellas in protest vs private hospital legislation
21- South Niagara, Peterborough-Kawarthas chapters call for an end to the medical inadmissibility regime
22- Halton chapter plans public forum on health care, early-2018
23- Victoria chapter plans to hold a pharmacare public forum, early-2018

Trade
24- Peel Region chapter hosts Maude Barlow & Unifor regional director Naureen Rizvi for NAFTA public forum
25- Montreal chapter to be at various NAFTA protest events during 6th round of talks, Jan. 23-27, 2018

Climate justice
26- Kamloops chapter dismayed by Kinder Morgan 'donation' to local university
27- Victoria chapter promotes 'Pints not Pipelines' fundraiser for legal challenges vs Kinder Morgan pipeline, Dec. 6

More!
28- Chapters provide feedback on draft 2018 political team operational plan
29- Campbell River chapter concerned by fish farm plant effluent discharge into ocean
30- Chilliwack chapter in solidarity with Occupy Fish Farms benefit concert
31- Chilliwack chapter thanked by Wild Salmon Defenders Alliance for support of benefit concert
32- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter co-sponsored public forum with Chris Hedges now available on video
33- Chilliwack chapter rallies for LGBTQ2 rights & SOGI program outside School Board meeting
34- London chapter elects new executive at annual general meeting
35- Hamilton chapter holds annual general meeting with talk on 'Radical Transformation'
36- Saint John, Fredericton chapters & Council organizers at Peace and Friendship Alliance meeting
37- Saint John chapter strategizes with Atlantic organizers Angela Giles & Robin Tress
38- Montreal chapter at recent fashion show for Kahnesatake land defenders
39- Inverness County chapter joins blockade vs quarry in sacred Kluscap Wilderness Area
40- London chapter counter-protests PEGIDA rally at City Hall
41- South Niagara chapter opposes Hydro One proposal for pre-paid hydro meters
42- Hamilton chapter calls for income security, passage of Bill 6 on social assistance rates
43- PEI chapter to hold public forum on 'the future of genetic engineering'
44- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold its annual general meeting, screen the film 'Hoodwinked', Dec. 2
45- Edmonton chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Dec. 3
46- Saskatoon chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Dec. 7
47- Prairies-NWT chapters to meet for monthly update and campaign strategy call, Dec. 11
48- Montreal chapter to be at BAPE session on proposed airport fuel supply terminal, Dec. 19
49- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation', early-2018

For photos from many of these events and actions, please see @CBrentPatterson and @CouncilofCDNs on Twitter.

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