Chapter highlights

September 26, 2018
Incumbent Kamloops mayor Ken Christian answers questions at the all-candidates forum at the Kamloops Farmers' Market on Sept. 22 hosted by the Council of Canadians. (Photo by Karen Edwards / iNFOnews.ca) The Council of Canadians’ Kamloops chapter hosted an all-candidates forum at the local farmers’ market for municipal candidates on September 22. B.C. residents will be casting ballots to elect...
September 25, 2018
Members of CPONS have been working hard to raise awareness about offshore drilling through their lawn sign campaign, and have been working to engage municipal governments in the effort to protect offshore Nova Scotia for years.  Both the Municipality of the District of Shelburne and the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg voted in support of a moratorium on offshore drilling until the...
September 16, 2018
The Peterborough Chapter organized a bus to the Curve Lake First Nations Pow Wow. Chapter activists across the country were hard at work again this week, with several impressive events and lots of planning for a busy fall! Water The Guelph Chapter enjoyed an excellent turnout – more than 400 people – to their event, Aquifers Under Siege - What happens when the wells run dry? with Maude Barlow....
September 14, 2018
By Lin Grist Audience members at Aquifers Under Siege - What happens when the wells run dry? The Guelph Chapter of the Council of Canadians hosted a talk by water warrior Maude Barlow on September 12, with the help of local groups GET (Guelph Eramosa Township) Concerned and Wellington Water Watchers. The event brought together people and organizations working on water issues in our watershed.  We...
September 14, 2018
New Brunswick is in the midst of a provincial election, and chapters have been mobilizing in their communities to get people engaged in the issues and calling on their candidates be clear on their stance regarding fracking, glyphosate spraying, democracy and many other issues. Wednesday night, the Fredericton chapter of the Council of Canadians hosted an all-candidates debate in the riding of...

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