Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
2 years ago

The Council of Canadians Kitchener-Waterloo chapter attended the #RememberJan29 ceremony at Kitchener City Hall and appeared on CTV Kitchener News holding a poster the Council of Canadians partnered with artists to produce to remember those killed one year ago at a Quebec City mosque.

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

#BillC262
1- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter calls on local MPs to vote for Bill C-262 on February 7
2- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter calls on their MP to vote in favour of Bill C-262
3- North Shore, NWT chapters call for #BillC262 to be passed on February 7

#RememberJan29
4- Montreal chapter mourns the one-year anniversary of the Quebec mosque shootings
5- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter on CTV News with #RememberJan29 artwork
6- South Niagara chapter posts message of support at 'keeping the flame' commemoration at local mosque
7- London chapter co-hosts commemoration to remember those killed at Quebec mosque one year ago

#StopSiteC
8- Victoria & Cowichan Valley chapters at summit opposing Site C dam
9- Mid Island chapter at Site C accountability and action summit in Victoria
10- NWT, Edmonton chapters watch live stream of Site C summit

Climate justice
11- South Shore chapter denounces McKenna's approval of BP offshore exploratory drilling
12- Regina chapter opposes Line 3, highlights need for full cultural resources survey
13- Victoria, Campbell River & Terrace chapters call for provincial public bus system
14- Victoria chapter thanked by Clayoquot Action for blocking KM terminal
15- Victoria chapter takes part in 'pancakes not pipelines' and stops Kinder Morgan terminal construction for a day
16- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter helps to start Leap Peterborough
17- Winnipeg chapter links fight for public transit to climate justice

Trade
18- Montreal chapter and allies at NAFTA rally outside the Hotel Bonaventure
19- Kent County chapter activist joins Montreal chapter for rally outside the NAFTA talks
20- Saskatoon chapter, National Farmers Union & Climate Justice Saskatoon protest vs corporate-friendly NAFTA
21- NWT tweets petition calling on Trudeau to release full details of the CPTPP
22- South Shore chapter distributes NAFTA materials at farmers market
23- South Niagara chapter to raise TPP-11 at meeting with Conservative MP, Feb. 9
24- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters plan to hold fair trade conference (likely April 20-21)

Health care
25- St. John's chapter holds a letter-writing session in support of pharmacare
26- Hamilton chapter discusses Ontario Health Coalition action plan on Bill 160
27- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter to set up meetings with local MPPs on Bill 160
28- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition public health care lobby day on Parliament Hill, Feb. 26-27
29- Halton chapter to hold public forum on health care with Maude Barlow, March 5
30- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9

Democracy
31- Fredericton chapter at Liberal MP's office on the 1-year anniversary of Trudeau's broken promise on electoral reform
32- Nelson chapter at forum on proportional representation, Feb. 18
33- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

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

More!
37- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter petition on postal banking read in the House of Commons
38- Kelowna chapter mourns the passing of Bob Purdy
39- Ten Prairies-NWT chapters join monthly conference call
40- Red Deer chapter tables at local social justice film festival
41- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter sponsors films at Reframe Film Festival
42- Quinte chapter attends visioning session to save Picton Town Hall for public use
43- Chapters prepare annual activity and financial reports, Feb. 8
44- Kamloops chapter to hold planning meeting for 43rd annual Walk for Peace, Feb. 10
45- Prince Albert chapter to hold Valentines for Peace event, Feb. 14
46- Montreal chapter to attend public forum on the war in Syria, Feb. 15
47- London chapter to host prop-making workshop for International Women's Day, Feb. 18
48- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
49- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
50- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
51- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
52- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
53- 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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