London Chapter at the #InternationalWomensDay rally on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Photo by Kevin Jones.
Council chapters are made up of volunteers who work with local community groups, organized labour and others to promote the Council’s campaigns to protect water and public health care, work for fair trade, climate justice and democracy as well as other issues of social and economic concern. Check out some of our chapters’ recent actions below and be in touch if you are interested in getting involved in a chapter near you.
Chapters in the news
Canadians Lobby for Universal Pharmacare on Parliament Hill, Edmonton Chapter joined with Alberta Pharmacare Working Group, Friends of Medicare on this press release
Demand the Ontario government find the dumped mercury barrels
The people of Grassy Narrows deserve justice – they deserve clean land and water and for these illegally dumped contaminants to be fully removed and the area restored.
Northern Pulp: Three days to comment on toxic legacy
The project, consists of a treatment facility on mercury-contaminated land at Abercrombie Point and an effluent pipe to release treated effluent directly into fishing grounds in the Northumberland Strait. Deadline March 9
- Red Deer: You’re invited to Mixing Water, Oil and Gas, March 9, 2019 - 2:00pm
- Townhall: CleanBC Plan, Kootenays, the Interior and Northern B.C., March 13, 2019 - 7:00pm
- Northumberland: Annual General Meeting, March 20, 2019 - 7:00pm
- Maude Barlow in Montreal: Who owns the water? March 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
- Charlottetown: Screening of Anthropocene, March 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
- Guelph: Screening of Watermark, March 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
- Powell River Townhall: CleanBC Plan, Vancouver Island and coastal communities, March 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
- B.C. Townhall: CleanBC Plan, Lower Mainland and Southwestern B.C., March 27, 2019 - 7:00pm
- Margaree Forks: Screening of Burned, March 30, 2019 - 3:00pm
- Margaree Forks: Screening Call of the Forest, April 13, 2019 - 3:00pm
- Montreal Book Launch: Fear, Love, and Liberation, April 17, 2019 - 7:00pm
- Margaree Forks: Climate Change Discussions & Environmental Film Festival, April 27, 2019 - 3:00pm
Send us your World Water Day events!
Email chapter actions and events to firstname.lastname@example.org – we’d love to see your photos too!
- First Nations water problems a crisis of Canada’s own making, by Pam Palmater, IRPP, February 6, 2019 – As World Water Day approaches, this is a great dig into how/why Trudeau's promises on drinking water advisories on First Nations haven't kept on track.
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