The London Chapter joined with Extinction Rebellion to visit with MP Peter Fragiskatos. Fragiskatos was presented with a Corporatizing Canada book and a demand for action on climate and stopping the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Urgence climatique quel est votre plan? Canada needs a green new deal! Montreal Chapter, December 2018
Council of Canadians chapters have been busy organizing for climate justice by adding to a growing number of municipalities calling for a moratorium on offshore drilling and much, much more! See all their amazing work here #CouncilChapters.
Chapters in the news
Windsor votes to put fluoride back into drinking water, CTV News, December 18, 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
Chapters in the streets
- Calling for a Site C Review for Wood Buffalo National Park: The NWT chapter, the Slave River Coalition, and Wendy Holm, our guest on the “Damming the Peace” Tour, have been calling for a review of the impacts of the proposed Site C dam on Wood Buffalo National Park. It is the only recommendation of the UNESCO review on the park's endangered status as a World Heritage Site that Parks Canada did not include in their Draft Action Plan for the park. Thanks to their work, the comment period on the plan got extended by four days and thousands of responses were sent in calling for a Site C review to be included.
- 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
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