Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
2 years ago

The Council of Canadians Brandon-Westman chapter has a very informative bi-weekly 30-minute 'Time for Awareness' television program hosted by chapter activists Heather Doty and Dr. Scott Blyth on Westman Communications Group Access 12.

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

Tim Hortons
1- Windsor-Essex chapter shares call for 'No Timmys Tuesday'
2- Ottawa chapter retweets Ottawa Labour Council hotline for minimum wage workers
3- Hamilton chapter at Tim Hortons protest in Dundas, Jan. 10
4- Northumberland chapter at Tim Hortons protest in Cobourg, Jan. 10

5- Montreal chapter to take part in NAFTA rally during 6th round of talks, Jan. 27
6- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters plan to hold fair trade conference with Unifor Canada (April)

7- Guelph chapter told by federal environment minister to wait on water protection
8- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (February)
9- Montreal chapter to approach newly-elected Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
10- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22

11- Brandon-Westman chapter defends public health care vs Fraser Institute attack
12- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition public health care lobby day on Parliament Hill, Feb. 26-27
13- Halton chapter plans to hold public forum on health care
14- Victoria chapter plans to hold a pharmacare public forum

15- Victoria chapter supports Fair Vote Canada BC referendum vote pledge
16- NWT chapter calls on federal government to fix Harper's 'Fair Elections Act'
17- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

18- Cowichan Valley chapter launches Twitter account
19- NWT chapter Twitter account recognizes it is on Treaty 8 & Treaty 11 territory
20- Kent County chapter raises $1250 for Elsipogtog First Nation land claim legal challenge
21- Kent County, Comox Valley, Kelowna, London and Quinte chapters sign Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter e-petition on postal banking
22- Chapters talk about Art Manuel's 'Unsettling Canada' in cross-country conference call book club discussion
23- NWT chapter calls for Senator Lynn Beyak to be dismissed from Conservative caucus
24- NWT chapter calls on British Columbia's Auditor General to review BC government's decision on Site C dam
25- Comox Valley chapter calls on British Columbia's Auditor General to review BC government's decision on Site C dam
26- Montreal chapter supports Canadian Council of Muslim Women letter to Trudeau on Rohingya refugees
27- Brandon-Westman chapter has bi-weekly 'Time for Awareness' political affairs program on local cable TV station
28- North Shore chapter says Nova Scotia's protected areas should be off-limits to the mining industry
29- London chapter to discuss solutions highlighted in four books including 'Unsettling Canada', Jan. 17
30- Victoria chapter to participate in Women's March, Jan. 20
31- Chapters looking to participate in Women's March, Jan. 20-21
32- Windsor-Essex chapter to attend screening of Alanis Obomsawin's film 'We Can't Make the Same Mistake Twice', Jan. 25
33- Victoria chapter promotes participation in the Site C summit with UBCIC Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Jan. 26-27
34- Chapters prepare annual activity and financial reports, Feb. 8
35- Prince Albert chapter to hold Valentines for Peace event, Feb. 14
36- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
37- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
38- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
39- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
40- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation'

I would also like to highlight The Council of Canadians mourns the passing of founding member and Ottawa chapter activist Theodore Geraets

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

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