Chapters this Week!

43 chapters from coast-to-coast-to-coast converged in Ottawa for the June 22-24 Groundswell 2018 conference! Photo by Ottawa chapter activist Phil Soubliere.

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

WIN!
1- South Shore chapter celebrates Lunenburg town council taking a stand against BP drilling offshore of Nova Scotia

Annual conference
2- Forty-three chapters take part in Groundswell 2018 annual conference in Ottawa

Climate justice
3- Chapters take part in #ProtectOffshoreNSMikmaki and #StopKM march in Ottawa
4- South Shore chapter tries to speak to Nova Scotia premier Stephen McNeil in Lunenburg about offshore drilling
5- North Shore chapter encourages participation in provincial consultation on the impact of rising sea levels on coastal communities
6- London chapter brings Giant Black Pipelines Snake puppet to Stop KM protest outside the Prime Minister's Office

Trade
7- Montreal, Halton and Ottawa chapters host Gordon Laxer talk on NAFTA and energy proportionality
8- Northumberland chapter signs open letter in opposition to investor-state dispute settlement provisions in 'trade' deals
9- Chapters to meet for trade strategy call, July 4
10- Hamilton, Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to host Gordon Laxer talk on NAFTA and energy proportionality, October

Water
11- Guelph chapter opposes glass factory proposed by the Chinese corporation Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited that would draw 1.6 million litres of water a day
12- NWT chapter says territorial government's plans for changes to major natural resource and environmental management legislation make no reference to UNDRIP or right to water
13- Quinte chapter designs 'Water Bottle Refilling Station' for local businesses
14- Brandon chapter disappointed by city council's rejection of blue communities request
15- Inverness County chapter to participate in rally against Northern Pulp effluent pipeline into the Northumberland Strait, July 6
16- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, September 24

Democracy
17- Terrace chapter promotes proportional representation at their local farmers market
18- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform, November
19- PEI chapter seeks funds, support to intervene in support of proportional representation next provincial election, October 2019

Health
20- Thunder Bay chapter walks in solidarity with the women of the Port Arthur Health Clinic

Solidarity
21- Hamilton chapter rallies at Queen's Park for minimum wage and decent work vs Doug Ford agenda
22- Winnipeg chapter co-sponsors the city's 37th annual Walk for Peace
23- Prince Albert chapter screens 'Reserve 107: Reconciliation on the Prairies' to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day
24- Fredericton chapter at Reclaiming Wolastoq Ceremony
25- Comox Valley chapter opposes BC government's fish farm decision in Vancouver Sun letter to the editor
26- Victoria chapter takes part in 'Street Ruckus 4 Wild Salmon!'
27- Comox Valley chapter and allies rally against fish farms
28- NWT chapter wants a federal assessment of the downstream impacts of the Site C dam on the Peace-Athabasca Delta
29- Regina chapter supports the Justice for Our Stolen Children camp at the Saskatchewan Legislature
30- Kamloops chapter organizes 43rd annual Walk for Peace
31- Victoria, Comox Valley, Powell River, Nelson, Kelowna, Kamloops, Delta-Richmond and NWT chapters planning Site C tour featuring Wendy Holm, starting July 10
32- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation'

Upcoming
33- Montreal chapter to participate in Canada Day parade, July 1
34- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to participate in Canada Day parade, July 1
35- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, September 28-30
36- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, October 12-14
37- Atlantic regional meeting, October 19-21
38- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, October 26-28
39- 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.