Chapters this Week!

The Council of Canadians Halton chapter at the YourTV Halton studio to talk pharmacare and their upcoming public forum on March 5. Left to right: Mark Carr, Host - Cory Judson, co-host - June Wright, activist CoC Halton - Hart Jansson, Group Lead CoC Halton - Dr Brian Hutchison, Health Economics Expert.

Here's a snapshot of recent and upcoming chapter actions across the country!

Water
1- Kent County & NWT chapters participate in webinar featuring Emma Lui speaking on C-69
2- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter says Bill C-69 fails to recognize Indigenous rights
3- Quinte chapter shares video-commentary on Water Resources Group 2030
4- NWT chapter calls for new Waters Act to prevent commodfication and bulk water exports
5- Quinte chapter to call on Town of Picton to purchase Quench Buggy for local festivals
6- NWT chapter planning to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary (March)
7- Montreal chapter to pursue municipal blue communities resolution (March)
8- Brandon-Westman chapter plans week of activities for World Water Day, March 19-23
9- Cowichan Valley chapter co-sponsors public forum vs Site C dam, March 21
10- London chapter to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary, March 21
11- Chapters to mobilize for World Water Day, March 22
12- North Shore chapter to hold book study group on 'The Mill', March 25
13- Nelson chapter to stand in solidarity with Blueberry River First Nations legal challenge vs industrial development on their territory, March 26

Health
14- NWT chapter says CETA contradicts Trudeau's pharmacare pledge
15- Halton chapter to have pharmacare article published in local newspaper
16- Halton chapter on local television show to promote pharmacare
17- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter at Bill 33 rally at Queen's Park
18- London chapter backs Bill 33 on minimum care standard for residents in long-term care
19- London chapter opposes closure of Cardiac Fitness Institute
20- Halton chapter to hold public forum on health care, March 5
21- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9
22- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to participate in provincial all-candidates forum
23- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to initiate letter writing campaign for provincial election
24- Kelowna, Comox Valley and Victoria organizing pharmacare tour

Climate
25- Winnipeg chapter backs Shoal Lake 40 in hydro-transmission line fight
26- Terrace, Campbell River & Victoria chapters call for a public bus service for highways
27- Victoria chapter says #Budget 2018 fails to address climate crisis
28 - Chapters to mobilize for the #ProtecttheInlet action on Burnaby Mountain, March 10
29- Saint John chapter to hold #StopKM dinner party, March 10
30- South Shore chapter plays key role in 'Nova Scotia Offshore Drilling' tour, March 20-22
31- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold renewable energy event, April 7
32- Winnipeg chapter to raise concerns about hydro-power export transmission line at NEB hearings, May 23-June 1

Trade
33- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters organize to hold fair trade conference, April 21

Democracy
34- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter joins Fair Vote for meeting with MPP Jeff Leal
35- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

More!
36- PEI chapter criticizes drop in provincial funding for 'responsible gaming' initiatives
37- London chapter working on giant banner for International Women's Day
38- Winnipeg chapter in solidarity with Soaring Eagle's Camp at Manitoba Legislature
39- North Shore chapter at #RiseUpNS rally at the Nova Scotia Legislature
40- Campbell River chapter asks Lieutenant-Governor not to approve Btk insecticide spraying
41- Campbell River chapter writes premier to oppose Btk insecticide spraying
42- NWT chapter at #IndigenousLivesMatter march
43- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter opposes 'small modular reactors' in Wadena News
44- London chapter holds International Women's Day march prop-making workshop
45- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter attends #JusticeForTinaFontaine vigil in Guelph
46- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter on panel at Trent University student conference
47- London chapter at rally against hate and Islamophobia
48- Windsor-Essex chapter at Justice for Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine
49- Quinte chapter sponsors 'Sea of Life' film screening at Doc Fest, March 3
50- Prairies-NWT chapters to meet for information sharing conference call, March 6
51- Victoria chapter organizing International Women's Day gathering, March 8
52- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
53- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day/Seedy Saturday event, April 21
54- Victoria chapter to visit with Ottawa staff, May 7
55- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
56- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
57- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
58- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, Sept. 28-30
59- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, Oct. 12-14
60- Atlantic regional meeting, Oct. 19-21
61- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, Oct. 26-28
62- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation'

For photos from many of these events and actions, please see @CBrentPatterson and @CouncilofCDNs on Twitter.