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March 16, 2015
Photo by Jim Elliott. The Council of Canadians Regina chapter took part in a protest against police violence yesterday. CTV reports, "March 15 is the International Day Against Police Brutality and demonstrators took over the front steps of the Regina Police Service headquarters. ...The protesters marched peacefully from City Hall to the headquarters of the Regina Police Service where they...
March 14, 2015
Open photostream to see locations. Twenty-seven Council of Canadians chapters protested against the Harper government's proposed C-51 legislation today. CBC reported earlier today that, "Protests are underway across Canada against the government's proposed anti-terrorism legislation, which would give police much broader powers and allow them to detain terror suspects and give new powers to...
March 14, 2015
The Council of Canadians Chilliwack chapter is set to protest against the proposed Aevitas Inc. hazardous waste recycling site, which would be situated less than 200 metres from the Fraser River. That means the facility would be located on the floodplain of the largest river system in British Columbia. Each month, the facility would handle 350,000 litres of transformer oil, 5,000 litres of oil...
March 13, 2015
The Council of Canadians Williams Lake chapter will be screening the documentary Defensora on March 16. As noted on the film's website, "Defensora documents the historic and on-going land and community defense struggles of Mayan Q’eqchi communities in eastern Guatemala, and their struggle for justice and remedy in Canadian courts against the nickel mining company Hudbay Minerals." Council of...
March 12, 2015
As a local member of the Fredericton chapter of Council of Canadians, I am so proud of our group's continued effort over the last two years to hold TransCanada accountable to the citizens of Fredericton. Here is our chapter's Press Release, released today in English and French. Will residents of Fredericton get to ask TransCanada about the risk of an Energy East pipeline spill to their drinking...

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