Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
2 years ago

The Council of Canadians Delta-Richmond chapter has campaigned for 6+ years against the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. It now looks like the project may not go forward. More on this in this campaign blog.

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

Water
1- Delta-Richmond chapter hopeful Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project will not proceed
2- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter receives reply from MP on drinking water for Curve Lake First Nation
3- Thunder Bay chapter concerned by Ring of Fire mining and proposed smelter
4- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (March)
5- Montreal chapter to approach newly-elected Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
6- Brandon-Westman chapter plans week of activities for World Water Day, March 19-23
7- Cowichan Valley chapter to hold Site C public forum with Wendy Holm, March 21
8- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22
9- North Shore chapter to hold book study group on 'The Mill', March 25
10- Nelson chapter to stand in solidarity with Blueberry River First Nations legal challenge vs industrial development on their territory, March 26

Health
11- London chapter opposes closure of Cardiac Fitness Institute
12- London chapter backs Bill 33 on four-hour minimum care standard for residents in long-term care homes
13- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition public health care lobby day on Parliament Hill, Feb. 26-27
14- Halton chapter to hold public forum on health care, March 5
15- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9
16- Kelowna, Comox Valley and Victoria chapters discuss pharmacare tour to take place in autumn 2018

Climate
17- Winnipeg chapter accepted as intervenor in NEB hearings on hydroelectric dam transmission line
18- Chapters to mobilize for the #ProtecttheInlet action on Burnaby Mountain, March 10
19- Saint John chapter to hold #StopKM dinner party, March 10
20- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold renewable energy event, April 7

Trade
21- South Niagara chapter meets with Conservative MP Dean Allison
22- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters organize to hold fair trade conference, April 21

Democracy
23- Nelson chapter at Fair Vote Kootenays public forum backing proportional representation in upcoming BC vote
24- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

More!
25- NWT chapter tweets #JusticeForTinaFontaine
26- Saint John chapter at #JusticeForColten gathering in Menahkwesk
27- Victoria chapter at Stolen Sisters Memorial March to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people
28- Kent County chapter supports family of Indigenous youth held in solitary confinement
29- London chapter hosts prop-making workshop for International Women's Day
30- Halton chapter holds open meeting
31- Prince Albert chapter peace mural now in foyer of their City Hall
32- Montreal chapter attends Collectif Échec à la guerre public forum on Syria
33- London chapter at rally for inclusivity and diversity, Feb. 24
34- Quinte chapter to have information table at Seedy Saturday gathering, Feb. 24
35- Hamilton chapter to hold meeting using 'story-based strategy' approach, Feb. 27
36- Quinte chapter sponsors 'Sea of Life' film screening at Doc Fest, March 3
37- Prairies-NWT chapters to meet for information sharing conference call, March 6
38- Victoria chapter organizing International Women's Day gathering, March 8
39- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
40- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
41- Victoria chapter to visit with Ottawa staff, May 7
42- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
43- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
44- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
45- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, Sept. 28-30
46- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, Oct. 12-14
47- Atlantic regional meeting, Oct. 19-21
48- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, Oct. 26-28
49- 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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