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July 24, 2018
In unsurprising news, late Sunday evening the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) gave BP Canada approval to recommence their drilling operations offshore Nova Scotia, southwest of the Sable Island National Park Reserve. In their news statement yesterday, the CNSOPB states “The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board’s (CNSOPB) ongoing investigation into the unauthorized...
July 23, 2018
The Freedom Flotilla departs for Gaza. Photo from Freedom Flotilla Coalition London Chapter co-chair David Heap has been in Palermo, Italy, working to help refugees and supporting the Gaza Freedom Flotilla which sailed from Sicily yesterday, July 22. New Zealand-based activist Mike Treen blogged about the departure and his experience so far, including support in Sicily and elsewhere: "The...
July 21, 2018
An update from the Council of Canadians Guelph, ON Chapter The GET council voted 4-1 to uphold its current bylaw which allows only dry use industrial businesses to locate in the township. Guelph Eramosa Township council voted on Monday July 16th to uphold its own bylaw which allows only dry use industrial businesses to locate in the township.  Dry use means:  Dry industries are those which do not...
July 19, 2018
A picture showing several of the ships taking part in the Palestine Freedom Flotilla campaign as they near a port in Palermo, Sicily, on July 17, 2018. (Photo by freedomflotilla.org) London Chapter co-chair David Heap is in Palermo, Italy as part of a pro-refugee protest. While there he and others have rallied in support of global activists currently making final preparations for this year's...
July 18, 2018
An image from the campaign to enact a Liability for Climate-Related Harm Act in B.C. Here are just some of the recent chapter actions from coast-to-coast-to-coast: Wins! The Guelph Chapter helped block a proposed glass factory in the Guelph-Eramosa area that would have drawn 1.6 million litres of water a day for its operations. Guelph-Eramosa Township voted to strike down the application...

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