Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
2 years ago

The Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter and allies recently took to a busy intersection to make their 'Stop Kinder Morgan' message.

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

Ontario provincial election
1- Guelph chapter posting creative memes to encourage people to vote
2- Guelph chapter at all-candidates meeting
3- London chapter and allies hold rally to call for funding to local hospitals to be restored
4- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter co-sponsors a public forum with British health policy expert on hospital overcrowding
6- South Niagara chapter and allies to hold all-candidates debate on health care in St. Catherines, May 14
7- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter, the Peterborough Health Coalition and four community partners to hold an all-candidates debate, May 14
8- London chapter is organizing for a people's forum to find out what issues matter to local residents, May 16
9- South Niagara chapter and allies are organizing an all candidates debate on health care in Niagara Falls, May 17
10- South Niagara chapter and allies are organizing an all candidates debate on health care in Niagara Centre, May 23
11- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter and allies to hold 'meet the candidates' gathering in Kitchener-Centre, May 23
12- London chapter will be at the London Health Coalition all-candidates meeting in London North Centre, May 24
13- South Niagara chapter and allies are organizing an all candidates debate on health care in Niagara West, May 24
14- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter and allies to hold 'meet the candidates' gathering in Waterloo, May 29

Climate
15- Saint John, Delta-Richmond, Montreal, Hamilton, South Niagara, London, Kent County, Guelph, Quinte chapters call on Liberal MPs to stop Kinder Morgan
16- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter takes to busy intersection to say Stop Kinder Morgan
17- Montreal chapter holds bilingual public forum with Greenpeace Quebec campaigners
18- Powell River chapter at twice-a-week rallies to encourage BC government to stay strong in its opposition to Kinder Morgan
19- Saskatoon chapter joins with Climate Justice Saskatoon in a provincial sign-on letter opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline
20- Powell River chapter plans to travel to Vancouver-Burnaby in mid-May to support ongoing stop KM actions
21- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter has 'energy discussion' article published in the Wadena News
22- Winnipeg chapter to raise concerns about hydro-power export transmission line at NEB hearings, May 23-June 1
23- Comox Valley chapter to co-sponsor Sustainability Forum in Courtenay, May 24
24- Regina chapter planning around Winona LaDuke's upcoming visit to Regina, May 29
25- Saint John chapter and allies to hold 'Passport to a Low Carbon Future EcoHomes Tour' in several communities, June 9

Water
26- Moncton chapter and CUPE speak to city council vs P3 water contract
27- Cowichan Valley chapter supports delivery of 'Breaching the Peace' and 'Damming the Peace' to MLAs
28- Campbell River chapter resolves to continue to push for blue community after city council rejects their request
29- London chapter committed to making London a blue community
30- Guelph chapter to co-host '2Rivers Festival 2018: Mother's Day Water Blessing', May 13
31- Brandon-Westman chapter awaits city council decision on blue communities, June 30
32- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, September 24

Trade
33- Northumberland chapter and allies call for suspension of the NAFTA talks, texts to be published, authentic consultation process

Health
34- Edmonton chapter encourages Alberta chapters to take part in Alberta Pharmacare Working Group MP lobby meetings, April 30-May 21

Democracy
35- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform, November
36- PEI chapter seeks funds, support to intervene in support of proportional representation next provincial election, October 2019

Solidarity
37- Pacific region chapters call on MLAs to respect UNDRIP, reject the renewal of fish farm tenures
38- Saint John chapter presents on our campaigns at Saint John Labour Council meeting
39- Regina chapter visits Justice for Our Stolen Children camp in solidarity with the call for justice for Indigenous youth
40- North Shore chapter says Trudeau doing things that future prime ministers will need to apologize for
41- Winnipeg chapter celebrates part-time library workers being allowed to adjust their shifts
42- Regina chapter to screen 'Our Nationhood', May 23
43- Red Deer chapter to host public forum on the refugee experience, reconciliation, corporate power, May 26
44- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
45- Kamloops chapter to hold a 'renewable energy float competition' as part of their annual Peace Walk, June 23
46- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation' film on the co-operative movement

Upcoming
47- Chapters to submit their early registration form for chapter caucus day, May 20
48- Prairies-NWT chapters to hold monthly conference call, June 12
49- Comox Valley chapter to hold a trivia night gathering, June 16
50- Chapter delegates to the annual conference arrive in Ottawa, June 21
51- Chapter delegates to attend chapter caucus day, June 22
52- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
53- Montreal chapter to participate in Canada Day parade, July 1
54- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, September 28-30
55- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, October 12-14
56- Atlantic regional meeting, October 19-21
57- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, October 26-28
58- Council of Canadians Groundswell annual conference to be held in Kamloops, June 2019

For photos from many of these events and actions, please see @CBrentPatterson and @CouncilofCDNs on Twitter.

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