Photo and caption by Wadena News.
As we move into the holiday season and the close of 2017, please see below a snapshot of recent chapter activities:
1- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter screens 'Hoodwinked', outlines NAFTA critique in Wadena News op-ed
2- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter meets with Youth Political Activist Coalition to discuss anti-poverty activism
3- Hamilton chapter expresses its support for the blockade of the Line 10 construction yard
4- Montreal chapter & Leap-Montreal screen two short films and host hip-hop performance
5- Montreal chapter attends BAPE session on proposed airport fuel supply terminal
6- Kent County chapter participates in #NOMIC round dance in Toronto/
7- Inverness County chapter stands with Mi'kmaq Grandmothers & Elders to protect Kluscap Wilderness Area
8- Inverness County chapter activist Anne Levesque on APTN News defending Kluscap Wilderness Area!
9- NWT chapter opposes Site C dam on Peace River that flows northeastward into NWT
10- Comox Valley & Chilliwack chapters support the Musgamagw Dzawada'enuxw, 'Namgis & Mamalilikala nations vs fish farms
11- South Niagara chapter supports Haudenosaunee Shorthills Hunt
12- Hamilton chapter monetary reform working group meets with local MP to discuss the Canada Infrastructure Bank
13- Hamilton chapter holds its annual holiday potluck social
Upcoming in 2018!
14- Chapters to talk about 'Unsettling Canada' in cross-country conference call book club discussion (January 4)
15- Montreal chapter to take part in NAFTA rally during 6th round of talks (January 27)
16- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (February)
17- Chapters prepare annual activity and financial reports (February 8)
18- Prince Albert chapter to hold Valentines for Peace event (February 14)
19- PEI chapter to participate in Canadian Health Coalition lobby day on Parliament Hill (February 26-27)
20- Montreal chapter to approach Mayor Valerie Plante to support blue communities resolution (March)
21- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day (March 22)
22- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters plan to hold fair trade conference (April)
23- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event (April 21)
24- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day (June 21)
25- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference (June 22-24)
26- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election (September 24)
27- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)
28- Halton chapter plans to hold public forum on health care
29- Victoria chapter plans to hold a pharmacare public forum
30- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation'
To see updates on chapter activities on a daily basis please go to @CouncilofCDNs and @CBrentPatterson on Twitter.