Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
Friday, January 1, 2018

Victoria chapter activist Barbara Mitchell Pollock (second on your left in the photo) is a key organizer for tomorrow's Women's March to the British Columbia Legislature. Photo by Women's March Canada.

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

Women's March
1- South Shore chapter to take part in Women's March in Lunenburg, Jan. 20
2- Victoria chapter co-organizing the Women's March to the BC Legislature, Jan. 20

Trade
3- Montreal chapter to take part in NAFTA rally during 6th round of talks, Jan. 27
4- Saskatoon chapter to rally vs NAFTA, Jan. 27
5- South Shore chapter to distribute NAFTA materials at farmers market, Feb. 1
6- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters plan to hold fair trade conference with Unifor (likely April 20-21)

Climate
7- Chilliwack chapter 'commenters' at NEB hearing into Kinder Morgan pipeline route
8- Windsor-Essex chapter activists on Detroit Public TV about petcoke fugitive dust
9- Regina chapter receives response from environment minister on carbon emissions
10- South Shore chapter to march to Liberal MP Scott Brison's office vs offshore environmental assessment plan, Jan. 24

Water
11- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (February)
12- Montreal chapter to approach newly-elected Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
13- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22

Health
14- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition public health care lobby day on Parliament Hill, Feb. 26-27
15- Halton chapter to hold public forum on health care with Maude Barlow, March 5
16- Victoria chapter plans to hold a pharmacare public forum
17- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter to set up meetings with local MPPs on Bill 160

Democracy
18- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

More!
19- Chapters help promote new online petition vs Donald Trump's planned visit to Canada
20- Ontario-Quebec chapters meet on monthly teleconference call
21- London chapter activist Roberta Cory reviews 'Nationhood Interrupted' by Sylvia McAdam (Saysewahum)
22- Blood Tribe chapter posts about arbitrary detention of Q'eqchi' land defender
23- Comox Valley chapter expresses solidarity with wild salmon defenders who chain front-door of DFO office in Victoria
24- Hamilton chapter at information picket at Tim Hortons
25- NWT chapter promotes 11-minute documentary about Gaza fishermen
26- London chapter challenges Islamophobic Pegida rally
27- PEI chapter screens film on small-scale agriculture & corporate land grabs
28- Thunder Bay chapter hold its annual general meeting
29- London chapter discusses solutions highlighted in four books including 'Unsettling Canada'
30- Edmonton chapter to mobilize against pesticide use at City Hall meeting, Jan. 22
31- Windsor-Essex chapter to attend screening of Alanis Obomsawin's film 'We Can't Make the Same Mistake Twice', Jan. 25
32- Victoria chapter promotes participation in the Site C summit with UBCIC Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Jan. 26-27
33- Chapters prepare annual activity and financial reports, Feb. 8
34- Prince Albert chapter to hold Valentines for Peace event, Feb. 14
35- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
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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