Chapter highlights

September 13, 2018
Yesterday evening over 1000 people gathered for a rally at City Hall to push back against Ford's abuse of power and undermining of democracy and to build the collective power we will need to win.  Council organizers unfurled a giant copy of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms with a letter calling on Attorney General Caroline Mulroney to stand up to Ford's attempts to overrule the courts...
September 13, 2018
Over the summer, the Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia (CPONS) – a project of the South Shore chapter of the Council of Canadians – engaged with 18 coastal municipal councils in the southwestern region of Nova Scotia to propose they send letters to the province calling for a public inquiry into offshore drilling. The Town of Shelburne was the first to pick up on this request and call for a...
September 10, 2018
(Photo from 350.org, San Francisco Rise for Climate Jobs and Justice march) On Sept 8th over 250,000 people joined 900 events, in 95 countries, demanding real action on climate, towards a fossil fuel free future. Watch this inspiring video compilation from 350.org. In San Francisco alone over 30,000 people marched for climate, jobs and justice, led by Indigenous Peoples. The Council of...
September 8, 2018
It's been a busy end to summer, and an exciting start to fall. Chapters have celebrated the Indigenous-led court victory against the Trans Mountain Pipeline, set up tables at Labour Day celebrations, and marched for Climate, Jobs & Justice all across the country. Here are some of those actions and more: Climate & Environment Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice actions were organized or...
August 29, 2018
français In about a month, people in New Brunswick will be electing a new provincial government. Council of Canadians chapter members like us have been hard at work, knocking on doors and speaking with people in our communities about the important issues facing our province. We wanted to share this handbill, which includes important ballot box issues such as a just transition to jobs in...

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