Chapter highlights

March 4, 2015
Chapter activist Roy Brady wants to make the CBC an issue in the upcoming federal election. The Council of Canadians Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter is working to defend the CBC. The Peterborough Examiner reports, "About 25 people gathered on Monday night at Artspace to stand up for the CBC. The group is called We Vote CBC - Peterborough, and it is a local offshoot of a national campaign to...
March 4, 2015
The Committee for Future Generations receives our Activist of the Year award in Saskatoon. The Council of Canadians has been opposing a high-level nuclear waste dump in Saskatchewan since 2011. CBC now reports, "The NWMO [Nuclear Waste Management Organization] announced that new geological studies in the vicinity of Creighton, Sask. and Schreiber, Ont. 'revealed that areas assessed near both...
March 4, 2015
Barlow speaks against the Raven coal mine, September 2011. The Council of Canadians Comox Valley chapter has been opposing the Raven coal mine for almost five years. The Globe and Mail now reports, "A controversial proposal to mine more than 16 million tons of coal in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island has been withdrawn in the face of growing criticism about the negative impacts it could...
March 2, 2015
The Council of Canadians Brockville chapter submits a letter to the editor and pays for a 2" x 3" advertisement in their local newspaper every month. The letter to the editor is printed in a newspaper with a circulation of 6,000 readers and the advertisement goes in a newspaper with a circulation of 24,000 readers. Their letter last month focused on the Harper government's neglect of veterans...
March 1, 2015
Yesterday's protest outside MPP Deb Matthews' constituency office. Photo by Robert Cory. The Council of Canadians London chapter joined with allies yesterday to protest in front of Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) Deb Matthews' constituency office. They were there to demand that she stop the the proposed closure of birthing and other obstetrical services at the Leamington District...

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