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February 17, 2015
The Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter was also at this December 2013 protest on this issue outside the prison in Lindsay. The Council of Canadians Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter joined with Youth 4 Global Change and the End Immigration Detention Network Youth Committee yesterday to rally against the indefinite detention of migrants at a maximum security prison in Lindsay. Chapter members Carol...
February 16, 2015
Council of Canadians and the NWT chapter in Yellowknife. Last month, the Council of Canadians Northwest Territories chapter wrote to the Wek’eezhii Land and Water Board to ask it not to grant a five-year land use permit to Husky Oil to carry out exploratory drilling for silica in the Chedabucto Lake area on the North Arm of Great Slave Lake. The chapter asked the Board to refer Husky Oil's...
February 16, 2015
Barlow in Guatemala The Council of Canadians North Shore chapter has sent out an appeal to their supporters asking them to take action to back a national inquiry on murdered and missing Indigenous women. The chapter wrote, "We hope people will call or email their Member of Parliament and ask them to support a national inquiry." The North Shore of Nova Scotia includes Antigonish, Colchester,...
February 14, 2015
 Chapter activists Ken Kavanagh and Erika Steeves. The Council of Canadians St. John's chapter supports the call for a national inquiry on murdered and missing Indigenous women. In a letter to the editor published in The Telegram today, chapter activists Ken Kavanagh and Erika Steeves write, "Indigenous women make up 4.3 per cent of the Canadian population, yet they account for 16 per cent of...
February 14, 2015
Winnipeg chapter activist Mary Robinson speaks outside the Manitoba Legislature, February 2012. The Council of Canadians Winnipeg chapter is asking the three candidates who are seeking to lead the Manitoba New Democratic Party (NDP) and in turn the Government of Manitoba to oppose the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and its investor-state dispute...

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