Chapters this Week!

The Cowichan Valley, Victoria and Mid-Island chapters took part in a massive Stop Kinder Morgan protest in Victoria on May 31.

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

#StoptheKMbuyout day of action, June 4
1- Twenty-one chapters to take part in #StoptheKMbuyout actions

Ontario provincial election, June 7
2- Windsor-Essex chapter and allies put the spotlight on a proposed mega-hospital in the lead-up to election day
3- Guelph chapter produces this video to encourage people to vote
4- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter at Kitchener-Conestoga 'meet the candidates' forum
5- Kitchener-Waterloo chapter at Waterloo 'meet the candidates' forum

G7 summit, June 8-9
6- Inverness County, South Shore chapter activists to protest vs the G7 summit

Climate
7- Victoria, Cowichan Valley and Mid-Island chapters take part in Stop KM march in Victoria
8- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter at rally in Vancouver vs the Kinder Morgan pipeline
9- Powell River chapter calls on their NDP MLA to continue his work to Stop KM
10- NWT chapter tweets their Liberal MP to see if he agrees with the Trudeau's buyout of the Kinder Morgan pipeline
11- Montreal chapter signs letter calling on Trudeau to support a managed decline of fossil fuel production, not build more pipelines
12- Montreal chapter takes part in #EnsembleContreKinderMorgan protest
13- Hamilton chapter co-sponsors screening of 'Directly Affected' vs Kinder Morgan
14- Kamloops chapter screens 'Directly Affected' with its filmmakers
15- Saint John chapter and allies to hold 'Passport to a Low Carbon Future EcoHomes Tour' in several communities, June 9
16- London chapter to protest vs Kinder Morgan buyout, June 16

Water
17- Saint John, Fredericton chapters visit the Wolastoqyik Mothers and Grandmothers at their land defence camp at the site of the proposed Sisson mine
18- PEI chapter supports the call for federal environmental assessment of Northern Pulp's proposed effluent treatment plan
19- North Shore chapter promotes #NoPipe petition to save the Northumberland Strait and to protect our Atlantic salmon and sea trout
20- Moncton chapter helps to organize to bring municipal drinking water treatment plant back under public control
21- Campbell River chapter resolves to continue to push for blue community after city council rejects their request
22- London chapter committed to making London a blue community
23- Guelph chapter to attend public forum and Solidarity Saturday action in Detroit, June 8-10
24- Brandon-Westman chapter awaits city council decision on blue communities, June 30
25- Inverness County chapter to participate in rally against Northern Pulp effluent pipeline into the Northumberland Strait, July 6
26- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, September 24

Trade
27- Montreal chapter to host Gordon Laxer talk on NAFTA and climate change, June 13
28- Halton chapter to host Gordon Laxer talk on NAFTA and climate change, June 19

Health
29- Inverness County chapter holds public forum on pharmacare with Monika Dutt
30- Edmonton chapter encourages Alberta chapters to take part in Alberta Pharmacare Working Group MP lobby meetings
31- Kamloops chapter and allies hosting public forum on stopping extra-billing and privatization, June 14

Democracy
32- PEI chapter critical of Premier MacLauchlan's Electoral System Referendum Act
33- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform, November
34- PEI chapter seeks funds, support to intervene in support of proportional representation next provincial election, October 2019

Solidarity
35- Edmonton chapter thanks University of Alberta for granting David Suzuki an honorary doctorate of science
36- Pacific region chapters calling on MLAs to respect UNDRIP, reject the renewal of fish farm tenures
37- Comox Valley chapter meets with their NDP MLA to call on her to ask Premier Horgan not to renew fish farm tenures in the Broughton Archipelago
38- Kent County chapter helps fundraise $1,031 for the Kopit Lodge Legal Fund assertion of title by Mi'kmaq People to unceded territory in New Brunswick
39- Red Deer chapter hosts public forum on the refugee experience, reconciliation, corporate power
40- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter co-sponsors talk by Algonquin Anishinaabe advocate Lynn Gehl
41- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
42- Kamloops chapter to hold a 'renewable energy float competition' as part of their annual Peace Walk, June 23
43- Victoria, Comox Valley, Powell River, Nelson, Kelowna, Kamloops, Delta-Richmond and NWT chapters planning Site C tour featuring Wendy Holm, starting July 10
44- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation' film on the co-operative movement

Upcoming
45- Prairies-NWT chapters to hold monthly conference call, June 12
46- Pacific chapters to hold monthly conference call, June 13
47- Comox Valley chapter to hold a trivia night gathering, June 16
48- Chapter delegates to the annual conference arrive in Ottawa, June 21
49- Chapter delegates to attend chapter caucus day, June 22
50- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
51- Montreal chapter to participate in Canada Day parade, July 1
52- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to participate in Canada Day parade, July 1
53- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, September 28-30
54- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, October 12-14
55- Atlantic regional meeting, October 19-21
56- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, October 26-28
57- Council of Canadians Groundswell annual conference to be held in Kamloops, June 2019

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