Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
3 years ago

Photo of the week: The Fredericton and Saint John chapters join allies to paddle on the Matapedia River in opposition to the Belledune oil-by-rail project. Photo by Marie-josée Béliveau.

Council of Canadians chapters take action for social, economic and environmental justice. Here are some of their activities from this past week:

Water
1- London chapter talks water at the 'Gathering on the Green'
2- Nelson chapter to screen '100 Short Stories' documentary
3- Montreal chapter attends 'Soif de savoir, soif d’agir!' forum
4- Kitchener-Waterloo & Guelph chapters at 'Water is Life' conference with Maude Barlow
5- Cowichan Valley chapter presents 'Boiling Point' to NDP MP Alistair MacGregor
6- Kent County chapter raises concern about thousands of spawning gaspereau fish deaths
7- Mid Island chapter meets with MP Sheila Malcolmson on the Navigable Waters Protection Act

Health care
8- Seventeen chapters mobilize to demand that the Trudeau government implements pharmacare now
9- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter writes letter to the editor backing pharmacare for all
10- Cowichan Valley chapter meets with NDP MP Alistair MacGregor to discuss pharmacare
11- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter distributes pharmacare materials at farmers market
12- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter promotes pharmacare at Dandelion Day Festival
13- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter raises pharmacare with Liberal MP Joyce Murray at public forum
14- Mid Island chapter meets with MP Sheila Malcolmson to discuss pharmacare

Climate justice

15- Saint John & Fredericton chapters on the Matapedia River to oppose the Belledune oil-by-rail project
16- Comox Valley chapter encourages chapter activists to visit the Unist'ot'en Action Camp
17- Comox Valley chapter challenges Scheer's Kinder Morgan motion ahead of vote next week
18- Thunder Bay chapter disappointed by City Council vote to back Energy East pipeline

Democracy
19- Fourteen chapters respond to the Liberal government voting down electoral reform
20- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter condemns Liberal government's vote against electoral reform
21- Halton chapter rallies for electoral reform at Towne Square prior to House of Commons vote
22- Ottawa chapter joins rally for electoral reform on Parliament Hill

Economic justice
23- Hamilton chapter hosts talk by anti-poverty activist
24- London & Peterborough-Kawarthas chapters celebrate $15 minimum wage in Ontario

Trade
25- Northumberland chapter at 'Trinational Meeting of Social Movements' on NAFTA in Mexico City

Anti-privatization
26- Halton chapter to challenge Trudeau's proposed Canada Infrastructure (privatization) Bank

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