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

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)

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

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

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

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)

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.

Get updates

Join over 150,000 people working to promote democracy and justice.

You will receive email updates, event invitations, opportunities to help fund initiatives and other communications from the Council of Canadians. You can withdraw your consent at any time.