The Council of Canadians is saddened to learn of the passing of Joan Teghtmeyer, pictured above (left) with Mel Teghtmeyer (far right) accepting the Ken Wardroper's Founders Award from Gordon Laxer (centre) for their committment to social justice and grassroots activism at the Council of Canadians' Annual General Meeting in 2008. Read more.
Chapter activists continue to be busy protecting water and public health care, challenging unfair trade deals, calling for urgent and immediate action on climate change, and to standing up for democracy. Below are just a few examples of their recent actions.
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- How the water justice movement is challenging extractivism in Canada, rabble.ca blog, April 11, 2019
- We can win a #GreenNewDeal in Alberta
- City of Charlottetown joins growing list declaring a Climate Emergency
- Speak up for Grassy Narrows
- Campbell River: Speaking Up For Our Drinking Water! April 13, 2019 - 10:00am
- Margaree Forks: Screening Call of the Forest, April 13, 2019 - 3:00pm
- Montreal Book Launch: Fear, Love, and Liberation, April 17, 2019 - 7:00pm
- Campbell River: Speaking Up For Our Drinking Water! April 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
- St. John's: Screening of Burned April 18, 2019 - 7:30pm
- Prince Albert: Earth Day Event, April 20, 2019 - 12:30pm
- Yellowknife: Living Well in a Low Carbon World, April 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
- Margaree Forks: Climate Change Discussions & Environmental Film Festival, April 27, 2019 - 3:00pm
- Campbell River: Getting Beyond Single Use Plastics April 27, 2019 - 1:00pm
- Ontario: Health Care Rally at Queen's Park, April 30, 2019 - 12:00pm
- Hamilton Chapter AGM, April 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
Email chapter actions and events to firstname.lastname@example.org – we’d love to see your photos too!
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