Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
Friday, December 12, 2017

Members of the Council of Canadians Comox Valley and Chilliwack chapters were at the Law Courts in Vancouver yesterday in solidarity with the Indigenous wild salmon defenders facing a court injunction against their occupation of fish farm operations in the Broughton Archipelago in their territorial waters.

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

1- Kamloops chapter celebrates BC government decision to reject proposed Ajax mine!
2- Regina chapter studying proposed changes to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act
3- Quill Plains chapter attends webinar on Canadian Environmental Protection Act
4- Winnipeg chapter in solidarity with Shoal Lake 40 demand that Freedom Road be completed
5- Montreal chapter and Leap-Montreal partner for screening of 'Water Warriors'
6- North Shore chapter hosts 'The Mill' book launch in Tatamagouche
7- Inverness County chapter leaflets on highway vs mining in Kluscap Wilderness Area
8- Inverness County chapter to rally to defend Kluscap Wilderness Area, December 16
9- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary, February 2018
10- Montreal chapter to approach Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution, March 2018

11- Guelph chapter at Line 10 blockade
12- Chilliwack chapter at PIPE UP network's Annual Festive Gathering

13- Comox Valley chapter hosts talk on electoral reform (new video)
14- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter joins Fair Vote Canada webinar on electoral reform

15- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter joins Trade Justice Alliance webinar
16- Montreal chapter to take part in NAFTA rally during 6th round of talks, January 27
17- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters may hold fair trade conference, April 2018

18- Edmonton chapter attends United Nurses of Alberta planning meeting on a provincial and national pharmacare campaign
19- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition lobby day on Parliament Hill, February 26-27, 2018
20- Halton chapter plans to hold public forum on health care, early-2018
21- Victoria chapter plans to hold a pharmacare public forum, early-2018

22- Comox Valley & Chilliwack chapters rally with wild salmon defenders at injunction hearing in Vancouver
23- Victoria chapter at protest vs fish farms at Department of Fisheries and Oceans office
24- NWT chapter joins with allies to continue to work to stop Site C dam, protect Wood Buffalo National Park from harm
25- Nelson chapter at 'stop Site C' protest outside BC energy minister's constituency office
26- Six Prairies-NWT chapters discuss Site C dam, campaign plans on regular monthly conference call
27- North Shore chapter encourages people to sign petition in support of Delilah Saunders
28- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter concerned that Saskatchewan Party leadership candidate backs uranium mining
29- Guelph chapter condemns sell-off of Guelph Hydro
30- South Niagara chapter outraged that reporter's notebook and laptop seized
31- St. John's chapter seeks accountability from Muskrat Falls public inquiry
32- St. John's chapter supports call for Muskrat Falls inquiry to have a robust public engagement process
33- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter opposes new limits on public participation at city council meetings
34- London chapter says #HandsOffJerusalem!
35- Prince Albert chapter in the news for #WriteForRights
36- Regina chapter demands school named after residential school architect be renamed
37- Saskatoon chapter holds annual general meeting
38- Winnipeg chapter rallies for public transit vs fare hike
39- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter reaches 738 signatures for postal banking e-petition, trying to reach 1,000 soon
40- Montreal chapter to be at BAPE session on proposed airport fuel supply terminal, December 19
41- Chapters prepare annual activity and financial reports, February 8, 2018
42- 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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