Chapter highlights

September 28, 2018
CPONS is co-sponsoring the Creating Offshore Resistance Everywhere events in Halifax and Mahone Bay, October 2-4. Chapters have been working hard for social justice: hosting events, protesting against government abuse and corporate power, and crafting questions for candidates in elections across the country!   Energy and Climate Marilyn Keddy of the South Shore Chapter spoke at the SWNS...
September 27, 2018
(Marion Moore, South Shore chapter and Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia organizer holding the publised op-ed) This op-ed was published in the LightHouse Now, a paper based in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. The oped comes a week before a series of events including a rally, two public panels and a flotilla the Council of Canadians is organizing in response to an industry energy conference....
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....

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