Chapters this Week!

The Council of Canadians North Shore chapter hosted honorary chairperson Maude Barlow and chairperson Leo Broderick at an Oct. 11 public forum in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia on NAFTA and the right to water.

Here is a snapshot of recent and upcoming activism by Council of Canadians chapters across the country:

CLIMATE JUSTICE
1- Saint John chapter celebrates stopping the Energy East pipeline
2- South Niagara chapter celebrates the defeat of the Energy East pipeline
3- Thunder Bay chapter celebrates defeat of Energy East pipeline
4- Regina chapter says Energy East an export pipeline in CTV news report
5- Saint John chapter activist's National Observer op-ed calls on mayor to work on green energy
6- Hamilton chapter criticizes Enbridge for charging Six Nations man for trespassing - on his own territory!
7- Hamilton chapter to host talk on climate change, the Arctic and the Antarctic, Oct. 24
8- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold 'Is Your Community Ready for Renewable Energy?' public forum, Nov. 4
9- Montreal chapter to co-sponsor screening of 'Stella Polaris Ulloriarsuaq', Nov. 6
10- NWT chapter to screen 'Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock', Nov. 16
11- Windsor-Essex chapter to co-host public forum with Avi Lewis, Nov. 18

WATER
12- Kent County chapter activist in CBC article on challenging fracking - and winning!
13- Edmonton chapter asks mayors' forum how City water will be protected
14- Red Deer chapter sends #EveryLakeEveryRiver photos to MPs, MLAs
15- Mid Island chapter at public hearing in Nanaimo on Site C dam
16- Victoria chapter at BC Utilities Commission hearing to say Stop Site C dam
17- South Niagara chapter meets with MP on the Navigation Protection Act
18- Guelph chapter sends letter to Liberal MP Lloyd Longfield on protecting waterways
19- Saskatoon chapter awaits Recreation and Community Services report on blue communities request
20- London chapter to hold forum on privatized water in Chile, Oct. 18
21- Guelph chapter to host Maude Barlow talk on trade and water, Oct. 18
22- Delta-Richmond chapter to screen 'The Watershed Guardians of the Fraser River', Oct. 24

TRADE
23- Seven chapters join trade campaign strategy conference call
24- North Shore chapter hosts Maude Barlow talk in Tatamagouche on NAFTA and water
25- PEI chapter hosts Barlow talk on water crisis, NAFTA, supply management
26- Northumberland chapter conveys concerns about NAFTA to Liberal MP Kim Rudd
27- Peel chapter to host public forum with Maude Barlow on NAFTA in late-November

HEALTH
28- London chapter to attend public consultation on hospital reform, Oct. 24
29- Prince Albert chapter to screen CBC Fifth Estate documentary on pharmacare, Nov. 20

DEMOCRACY
30- Guelph chapter at Fair Vote Guelph public forum on proportional representation
31- Mid Island chapter to attend community strategy discussion on upcoming provincial electoral reform referendum, Oct. 25

MORE!
32- South Niagara chapter expresses solidarity with OPSEU college faculty workers
33- Eight Prairies-NWT chapters on regional update conference call
34- Comox Valley chapter to visit Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw nation occupation of fish farm
35- Comox Valley chapter calls on federal and provincial governments not to renew fish farm licences
36- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter calls on Yorkton-Melville MP to oppose fish farm licences
37- Kent County chapter to discuss Comox Valley chapter fish farm demand
38- Kent County chapter activist produces draft discussion paper on corporate capture
39- Nine Chilliwack chapter activists join 'Unsettling Canada' online book club discussion
40- South Niagara chapter at unveiling of First Nations Peace Monument in Thorold
41- Atlantic region chapters to gather for regional meeting, Oct. 13-15
42- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter to hold its monthly planning meeting, Oct. 18
43- South Shore chapter to attend 'forest funeral' protest in Halifax, Oct. 19
44- Prince Albert chapter to hold Slow Food Potluck, Oct. 20
45- South Shore chapter to hold 'Unsettling Canada' book club discussion, Oct. 20
46- London chapter co-organizing 'Love is Stronger than Hate' counter-rally, Oct. 28
47- London chapter to attend 'Stand Up for Decent Work and Oppose Hate!' forum, Oct. 28
48- Chapters to meet for second 'Unsettling Canada' online book club discussion, Nov. 2
49- London chapter to hold its annual general meeting, Nov. 15
50- Prince Albert chapter to support 'Write for Rights' vs Site C dam, Dec. 12
51- Saskatoon chapter to hold its annual general meeting in December

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