Chapter highlights

August 14, 2018
Maude Barlow (right) sspeaks to the crowd with Pat Noonan beside her at a rally in Detroit to deliver water to residents whose service had been cut off. Maude Barlow says Pat Noonan was the “quintessential activist.”  She was always ready to stand up for what she believed in, says Maude.  “From the fight for women’s equality to the environment, justice for refugees and the peace movement, Pat...
August 12, 2018
Here are just some of the ways our amazing network of chapters activists across the country campaigned for social justice this week. Thanks to all for your inspiring activism!   Water The London Chapter highlighted the London Blue Communities facebook group established by the chapter’s new co-chair, Julie Picken-Cooper (Roberta Cory has retired as the London Chapter co-chair after 4 years of...
August 3, 2018
The Moncton Chapter helped launch the coalition Moncton H20 Thank you to our chapters for a week of impressive actions, articles, and solidarity across the country. Here are just some of the highlights:  Water Through the coalition Moncton H20, the Moncton Chapter campaigned to see their municipal water service brought back into public hands. The chapter also highlighted the problem of blue-...
July 31, 2018
The Freedom Flotilla departs for Gaza. Photo from Freedom Flotilla Coalition As reported by Al Jazeera, "The Awda, carrying at least 23 people, was meant to reach the Gaza port approximately at noon local time on Sunday, but was redirected instead to the Israeli port of Ashdod." The Freedom Flotilla Coalition, condemning the "violent attack" in international waters, is calling for international...
July 26, 2018
Red Deer activists draw attention to unprotected lakes and rivers. Photo by the Council of Canadians Red Deer Chapter. Here is a sampling of the great work by Council of Canadians chapters this week: Wins! The Guelph Chapter celebrated as Guelph City Council passed a motion to investigate "a strategy for the elimination of single-use plastic grocery bags." Water The Guelph Chapter reported...

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