Chapter highlights

May 10, 2019
On May 3, folks from Northumberland and Peterborough counties concerned about climate change gathered in front of Victoria Hall to take part in “Climate Strike” rallies. Read more: Local Citizens Rally for Action on Climate Change, Cobourg Now, May 7, 2019 The Fredericton Chapter of Council of Canadians supported the Fredericton Youth #CanadaWideStrike #ClimateStrike at New Brunswick...
May 3, 2019
The London Chapter holding a banner alongside #CouncilChapters from Hamilton, Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, Peel, Peterborough and Quinte at Queen’s Park on Monday to speak out against proposed health care cuts in the Ford government’s draft budget. #CouncilChapters help put campaigns and social and economic justice issues in the spotlight in communities across the country. Chapter activists...
May 3, 2019
Last month, Inverness County Council sent a letter to Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil urging his government to accept Northern Pulp's request for a one-year extension to construct a new effluent treatment facility for its mill in order to preserve jobs. Council of Canadians activist and board member (and Inverness County resident) Paul Strome believes the environment and Indigenous rights...
April 26, 2019
Peterborough Alliance for Climate Action die-in to recognize the endangered and dying Canadian species last Thursday on a downtown municipal street. Read more about this creative action and see photos in the Peterborough Examiner! Ontario #CouncilChapters are organizing community buses to Queen’s Park on April 30 to participate in a giant rally to stop Ford from privatizing health care. #...
April 24, 2019
Yesterday in a ballot referendum, PEI residents opted not to change their voting system from first-past-the-post to mixed-member proportional representation (MMP). Still, a record number of Islanders thought the change in electoral system was a good idea. Islanders were asked to vote “yes” or “no” to the following question: Should Prince Edward Island change its voting system to a mixed member...

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