Chapter highlights

January 15, 2015
Thunder Bay chapter. About 175 people attended an Ontario Energy Board (OEB) consultation in Thunder Bay last night, including local Council of Canadians chapter activists. Thunder Bay chapter activist Ruth Cook writes critically about the initial presentations ("weak because so much information was missing from TransCanada") and the answers that were given to them on key issues (on the...
January 15, 2015
The audience at the Council of Canadians public forum against the Energy East pipeline in Thunder Bay, April 9, 2014. The first of the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) public consultations on the Energy East pipeline took place in Kenora on Tuesday and Thunder Bay last night. People in attendance raised questions about the impacts of the pipeline on water and the climate. Thunder Bay The Council...
January 14, 2015
Protest against the Regional LNG Seminar in Nanaimo yesterday. The Council of Canadians Mid Island chapter called on local residents to "counter the pro-industry narrative of [a Regional LNG Seminar in Nanaimo] and distribute leaflets inviting the public to our LNG town hall presentation on Jan 28. Bring your most clever & heartfelt anti-fracking signs." And that's what happened yesterday...
January 11, 2015
The Council of Canadians Windsor-Essex chapter is opposing the plan to close the obstetrics unit - that delivers 300 babies a year - at the Leamington District Memorial Hospital. They are encouraging people to attend a public meeting on Tuesday January 20 at 7 pm on the issue. The Windsor Star has reported, "That plan, the opponents asserted, would endanger women forced to make the [50 kilometre...
January 9, 2015
The Kamloops chapter. Congratulations to Barbara Nederpel who became the new president of the Kamloops and District Labour Council this past Tuesday. InfoTel News reports, "Nederpel says she plans to continue [past president Peter] Kerek's work, building closer relationships with the community. She believes labour groups in and around Kamloops have strong working relationships with groups...

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