Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
2 years ago

The Council of Canadians Mid-Island chapter joined with allies at Trudeau's recent town hall meeting in Nanaimo 'to protest the destructive environmental policies of the Trudeau Liberal government' notably the Kinder Morgan pipeline!

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

Climate
1- Mid-Island chapter at Trudeau town hall in Nanaimo to say no to Kinder Morgan pipeline
2- South Shore chapter in iPolitics on Bill C-69 and environmental assessment of offshore oil and gas drilling
3- South Shore chapter warns Bill C-69 gives more power to industry-friendly offshore petroleum boards
4- South Shore & Kent County chapter concerns about BP drilling ignored by Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
5- South Shore chapter says there is "no legitimacy" to the federal government's decision to allow offshore exploratory drilling
6- Victoria chapter helps to prepare tools to lobby for lower-emitting transportation infrastructure
7- Montreal chapter to co-sponsor screening of 'Caretakers' and 'Water Warriors', Feb. 12
8- Chapters ready to mobilize for the #ProtecttheInlet action on Burnaby Mountain, March 10
9- Saint John chapter to hold #StopKM dinner party with BC wine, March 10

Water
10- Edmonton chapter hosts CPAWS-Northern Alberta executive director to hear about their Love Your Headwaters campaign
11- Comox Valley chapter introduces 'Link Arms with Us' and 'Water Warriors' at film festival
12- Terrace chapter opposes Site C dam on Treaty 8 territory
13- North Shore chapter at Colchester Municipal Council meeting to support clean water
14- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (March)
15- Montreal chapter to approach newly-elected Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
16- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22
17- North Shore chapter to hold book study group on 'The Mill', March 25
18- Nelson chapter to stand in solidarity with Blueberry River First Nations legal challenge, March 26

Health care
19- Windsor-Essex chapter opposed to location of proposed mega-hospital
20- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition public health care lobby day on Parliament Hill, Feb. 26-27
21- Halton chapter to hold public forum on health care with Maude Barlow, March 5
22- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9

Trade
23- Kent County chapter signs message of solidarity with the Mexican people
24- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters plan to hold fair trade conference (likely April 20-21)

Democracy
25- Fredericton chapter in Fair Vote Canada video calling for electoral reform
26- Nelson chapter at forum on proportional representation, Feb. 18
27- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

C-262
28- Kent County chapter in House of Commons gallery for Bill C-262 debate and vote
29- NWT chapter calls on Liberal Indigenous caucus to back C-262
30- South Niagara chapter calls on Liberal MP Badawey to vote for Bill C-262
31- Montreal chapter calls on NDP MP Anne Minh-Thu Quach to vote for Bill C-262
32- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter calls on local MPs to vote for Bill C-262
33- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter backs Bill C-262
34- North Shore chapter supports Bill C-262

More!
35- Chapters take part in Unsettling Canada book club discussion
36- Eight chapters participate in online skills workshop
37- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter concerned about growth of 'small modular reactor' industry
38- Winnipeg chapter to intervene in NEB hearing on dam's transmission line to Minnesota
39- Kent County chapter welcomes mayors recognizing glyphosate ban as a priority issue
40- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter takes part in 'Populist Responses to Globalization' student conference
41- Kamloops chapter to hold planning meeting for 43rd annual Walk for Peace, Feb. 10
42- Prince Albert chapter to hold Valentines for Peace event, Feb. 14
43- Montreal chapter to attend public forum on the war in Syria, Feb. 15
44- South Niagara chapter to visit with Ottawa chapter, Ottawa staff, Feb. 16
45- London chapter to host prop-making workshop for International Women's Day, Feb. 18
46- Victoria helping to organize International Women's Day Festival, March 8
47- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
48- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
49- Victoria chapter to visit with Ottawa staff, May 7
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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