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Groundswell in pictures

Photo highlights from the Council of Canadians’ annual conference and business meeting happening this weekend in Saskatoon.

Council of Canadians Executive Director Garry Neil (centre) is joined by Saskatoon Mayor Donald Atchison (centre right) and Saskatoon City Councillors to plant a tree in Victoria Park marking the Council’s annual conference, which is being held in the city this weekend. The maple tree symbolizes the Council’s growth as an organization and its connection to the cities visited every year for the annual conference.

Tree planting


Josh Fox, Director of Gasland and Gasland II, speaks to the audience at the Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon Thursday evening about the dangers of fracking and how communities are joining together around the world to stop it.

Josh Fox


Council of Canadians Board member Lois Frank, documentary filmmaker Josh Fox, Media Officer Dylan Penner, Council of Canadians National Chairperson Maude Barlow and Saskatchewan Federation of Labour President Larry Hubich speak at a press conference this morning in Saskatoon as part of the  Council’s annual meeting.

Press conference

For more photos, please see the photostream – new photos will be added throughout the weekend: