Urgence climatique quel est votre plan? Canada needs a green new deal! Montreal Chapter, December 2018
Last week, Council of Canadians chapters organized for water & climate justice, against offshore drilling, stood in solidarity with the Unist’ot’en and much more! See all their amazing work here #CouncilChapters.
A large part of the Council of Canadians’ strength comes from our chapters working to build the kind of Canada we want. Join a chapter and meet people who share your interests and values and find out more about how you can be involved in your community. See if there’s a chapter near you and if not, contact us to discuss starting one!
Below are a few recent highlights – send your actions and events to your regional organizers – we’d love to add your photos to our Flickr photostream too!
Here are a few highlights:
Chapters in the news
Ottawa Chapter: Morneau repeatedly interrupted by protesters during energy chat, CTV News, December 13, 2018 - In solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en first nations who are facing eviction for LNG expansion.
NWT Chapter: Parks Canada shirks UN request for review of Site C dam impacts on imperilled national park, The Narwhal, December 11, 2018
South Niagara Chapter: Faire preuve de leadership en matière de politiques alimentaires: Lettre adressée au premier ministre Justin Trudeau, Le Devoir, le 8 décembre 2018
Livestream of Offshore Petition delivery:
Livestream of Unist’ot’en demo and highlights:
Chapters in the streets
Photo essay: Faces of offshore resistance
Why is offshore drilling not worth the risk? Who carries these risks? Who is fighting back against the offshore industry? This photo series highlights a number of community activists fighting to protect their homes, coastal communities, fisheries, tourism, and cultural history from the harms of offshore drilling.
- It takes a village - Chelsea Fougere
- Tourism flows from the ocean - Mayor of Mahone Bay David Devenne
- We deserve better, and we'll fight for it - John Davis
- This is our home, not a cash cow - Marilynn-Leigh Francis
- My boat is my paradise - Marilyn Keddy
- Tourism and offshore drilling don't mix - Scott McCormack
Halifax: Silent Auction and Performance Fundraiser - December 16 - 2:00pm to 5:00pmProceeds will directly support frontline resistance efforts against the Alton Gas Natural Gas Storage project.
Send us your chapter actions and events at firstname.lastname@example.org -- we’d love to see your photos too!
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