Chapter highlights

September 27, 2019
  As reported by the Guardian, long-time Council of Canadians activist and former Board member Leo Broderick “often gets up on a soap box, but never tries to put himself on a pedestal.” Broderick was one of three inductees into the Order of Prince Edward Island. He accepted his award at a ceremony earlier this week. He was described as “a man outspoken and well-informed on social justice and...
September 5, 2019
Sister Angie Martz accepting her Founder’s Award from Maude Barlow at the Council of Canadians’ 2009 annual general meeting The Council of Canadians community mourns the passing of our dear friend Sister Angie Martz. A lifelong activist, teacher and spiritual leader for many across generations in her community of Saint John, NB, Sister Angie remained active and engaged in advancing social justice...
July 22, 2019
From London Chapter Co-Chair Julie Picken-Cooper: "We are demanding that climate change is debated this election cycle. We are asking the CBC to intervene and help bring the issue to the forefront. Its time folks to think of your children and grandchildren, not the economy." #OurTime2019 #ChangeTheDebate Sign up to host or attend a Green New Deal town hall in your community » Every day,...
July 3, 2019
On Monday, the Peterborough-Kawarthas Chapter of the Council of Canadians celebrated local organizing by joining with allied groups and supporters for Peterborough’s annual Canada Day parade. Council chapter members led the parade contingent, which has been a tradition for them for more than a decade now. They were joined by representatives of Amnesty International and the Peterborough Alliance...
July 2, 2019
Some Council of Canadians staff, board members and chapter activists recently visited Grand Chief Verna Polson to express support and solidarity for her actions on behalf of her people. Grand Chief Verna Polson of the Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Council set up camp in a wigwam across from Parliament Hill on June 19, 2019,  two days before National Indigenous Peoples Day.  Grand Chief Polson and...

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