Chapters this Week!

Brent Patterson
2 années ago

The Council of Canadians Halton chapter organized a well-attend public forum on pharmacare featuring Maude Barlow in Burlington on March 5.

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

1- Mid-Island chapter to be in Burnaby for the #ProtectTheInlet action, March 10
2- Cowichan Valley chapter to be in Burnaby for the #ProtectTheInlet action, March 10
3- Nelson & Kelowna chapters to organize #ProtectTheInlet forum with Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, auction and direct action training, March 10
4- Saint John chapter to hold #StopKM dinner party, March 10
5- Montreal chapter to attend strategy meeting to stop Kinder Morgan, March 10
6- NWT chapter tweets concern that Canada not on track to meet its weak Paris climate agreement target
7- Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter to hold renewable energy event, April 7
8- Winnipeg chapter to raise concerns about hydro-power export transmission line at NEB hearings, May 23-June 1

9- NWT chapter says Trans-Pacific Partnership negatively impacts women
10- South Niagara, Hamilton, Halton and Guelph chapters organize to hold fair trade conference, April 21
11- Prince Albert chapter to hold Earth Day sustainable agriculture event, April 21

12- Twenty-seven chapters organizing World Water Day events
13- Ottawa chapter to screen 'Water Warriors' and 'A Tale of Two Cities', March 20
14- Chilliwack chapter to screen Water Warriors for World Water Day, March 21
15- London chapter to screen 'Water Warriors' documentary, March 21
16- NWT chapter to screen 'One River, Many Relations' and 'Water Warriors', March 22
17- Brandon-Westman chapter plans week of activities for World Water Day, March 19-23
18- Peterborough-Kawarthas, Halton, Regina, Quill Plains (Wynyard), Kent County & NWT chapters participate in webinar featuring Emma Lui speaking on C-69, the Canadian Navigable Waters Act
19- North Shore calls on Trudeau government to stop BP from drilling offshore Nova Scotia
20- South Shore chapter plays key role in 'Nova Scotia Offshore Drilling' tour, March 20-22
21- Fredericton chapter opposes Schedule 2 Fisheries Act exemption for Sisson mine
22- Cowichan Valley chapter supports Dzawada'enuxw First Nation opposition to open pen fish farms in oceans
23- Chilliwack chapter at protest vs fish farms outside BC environment minister George Heyman's constituency office
24- Cowichan Valley chapter to co-sponsor public forum vs Site C dam, March 21
25- NWT chapter disappointed in response received from BC Auditor General on Site C dam
26- Montreal chapter to pursue municipal blue communities resolution
27- NWT chapter calls on Ontario government to protect water in Tiny Township
28- North Shore chapter to hold book study group on 'The Mill', March 25
29- Comox Valley chapter opposed to Island Timberlands logging plan endangering Union Bay drinking water supply
30- New Brunswick chapters prepare for provincial election, Sept. 24
31- Kent County chapter encourages chapters to sign-on in support of 'Water for Future Generations' statement

32- Halton chapter hosts public forum on pharmacare with Maude Barlow
33- Halton chapter publishes article highlighting 32,000 people in their region could not afford at least one drug prescribed to them
34- St. John's chapter to attend CLC public forum on pharmacare, March 26
35- Kelowna, Comox Valley and Victoria organizing pharmacare tour
36- Vancouver-Burnaby chapter to mobilize around Dr. Day legal challenge, April 9
37- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to participate in provincial all-candidates forum
38- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to initiate letter writing campaign for provincial election
39- London chapter to attend the 'Save the Cardiac Fitness Institute' rally, March 15

40- Comox Valley chapter to co-sponsor public forum with Elizabeth May on electoral reform referendum, March 14
41- Pacific region chapters prepare for referendum on electoral reform (November)

42- Victoria chapter organizes International Women's Day festival with speakers, music and poetry
43- Victoria chapter celebrates civil rights champion Viola Desmond
44- London chapter quoted in Global News for International Women's Day
45- Kent County chapter calls for support for Adam Capay and opposition to solitary confinement in prison system
46- Regina chapter visits the Justice For Our Stolen Children outside Saskatchewan Legislature
47- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to attend Trent Central Student Association anti-racism public forum, March 12
48- Prince Albert chapter to mark National Aboriginal Day, June 21
49- Prince Albert chapter to screen 'Silent Transformation' film on the co-operative movement

Annual and regional meetings, monthly chapter calls
50- Prairies-NWT chapters hold monthly information sharing call
51- Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter to hold its regular planning meeting, March 14
52- Northumberland chapter to hold its annual general meeting, March 21
53- Terrace chapter to hold its regular planning meeting, April 7
54- Prairies-NWT chapters to hold monthly information sharing call, April 24
55- Chapters to vote on regional chapter representatives to the Board from the Atlantic and Prairies-NWT regions, May 11
56- Chapters to gather in Ottawa for Groundswell 2018 annual conference, June 22-24
57- Prairies-NWT regional meeting in Winnipeg, Sept. 28-30
58- Pacific regional meeting in Vancouver, Oct. 12-14
59- Atlantic regional meeting, Oct. 19-21
60- Ontario-Quebec regional meeting in Toronto, Oct. 26-28
61- Council of Canadians 2019 Groundswell annual conference to be held in Kamloops

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