Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
2 years ago

The Council of Canadians Hamilton chapter was at this Hamilton and District Labour Council-organized rally in front of a Tim Hortons in Dundas in support of the $15 minimum wage and against cuts to benefits for workers.

Here's a snapshot of recent and upcoming chapter actions across the country!

Tim Hortons
1- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter expresses solidarity with Tim Hortons workers seeking to unionize in Canora, Saskatchewan
2- Hamilton chapter at Tim Hortons protest
3- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter at local protest in support of Tim Hortons workers
4- Peterborough-Kawarthas & Northumberland chapters rally for Tim Hortons workers in Cobourg
5- London chapter rallies for Tim Hortons workers
6- Windsor-Essex chapter at Tim Hortons rally
7- North Shore chapter tweets in support living wage & work with dignity

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

Water
11- North Shore chapter attends meeting about possible gold mining in Wentworth Valley
12- Ottawa chapter organizes for World Water Day at planning meeting
13- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (February)
14- Montreal chapter to approach newly-elected Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
15- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22

Climate
16- South Shore chapter to march to Liberal MP Scott Brison's office vs offshore environmental assessment plan, Jan. 24

Health
17- Victoria chapter asks to meet with Premier Horgan on pharmacare, Site C dam and home owner grant
18- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition public health care lobby day on Parliament Hill, Feb. 26-27
19- Halton chapter plans to hold public forum on health care
20- Victoria chapter plans to hold a pharmacare public forum

Democracy
21- London chapter calls for electoral reform outside Trudeau's town hall meeting
22- Hamilton chapter calls for electoral reform at protest outside Trudeau's town hall meeting
23- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

More!
24- Cowichan Valley chapter meets with their MP to talk tax fairness
25- NWT chapter reminds Trudeau that the UN had called for a halt to Site C construction
26- NWT chapter working on Nikiforuk's six ways to stop the Site C dam
27- PEI chapter to screen film on small-scale agriculture & corporate land grabs, Jan. 14
28- Thunder Bay chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Jan. 15
29- London chapter to discuss solutions highlighted in four books including 'Unsettling Canada', Jan. 17
30- Victoria chapter takes lead in organizing 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'

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

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