Action Alerts

Here’s an ever growing list of actions we have asked our members and the public to take on various issues that affect our communities. In many cases, such as recent actions on the Juan de Fuca trail, your letters, your appearances at public meetings, and your willingness to take action have been very successful in changing decisions that were fait accompli. Thanks, and keep on acting up!

Jan 10

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Rally & March Against the Trump Agenda

Rally & March in solidarity with people in the United States and around the planet who are refusing to let Donald Trump’s hateful agenda become normalized! 1pm Rally / 2 pm March, Sat Jan 21 at Centennial Square in Victoria BC. Before the march, from 1 to 2 pm, a Rally to Support Women’s March […]

Aug 19

Speak Out Against Kinder Morgan’s Climate Crime – Tues Aug 23

Victoria: Speak Up About Kinder Morgan’s Pipeline & Tanker Plan! ‘Public town hall’ Tuesday August 23 4 – 8:30 PM Victoria BC, Marriott Inner Harbour Hotel (728 Humboldt Street) For six long years you’ve been waiting to have your say on the Kinder Morgan pipeline – and now is your chance! A federal panel is […]

Aug 03

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Bus Lanes Not Freeway Interchanges!

Council of Canadians chapters act for climate justice in communities across Canada. One issue that if of concern in many is the neglect of public transit, contrasted to the expansion of highways and freeways. Our newest Victoria Chapter board member Eric Doherty is a transportation planner, and has become active in questioning the wisdom of the proposed McKenzie Interchange given the climate crisis

Sep 19

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Action: Protect Highlands Drinking Water

PROTECT HIGHLANDS DRINKING WATER! What’s Happening? Contaminated waste from the Esquimalt Graving Dock is being dumped in the Craigflower fractured rock aquifer between Thetis Lake Park  and Teanook Creek in the Highlands. This was initiated by the Government of Canada and contracted to Tervita Corp. with litte public consultation and no proper accomodation of First […]

Jan 11

Idle no more

Idle no more action: Join in January 11 1 PM

The Council of Canadians Victoria Chapter is privileged to support all Idle no more actions happening here in Coast Salish territories and all over Canada. Victoria’s Idle No More event is at City Hall, 1 PM January 11th as part of a global day of action

Oct 29

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The Victoria Council of Canadians Urges Victoria City Council to restore housing funding

The Victoria City council in a narrow vote last week decided to cut $100,000 from Victoria City’s homelessness funding. Victoria’s budget should not be balanced on the backs of people who need help the most.

Jun 01

Say no to Bil C-38

BlackOut SpeakOut: June 4

Organizations across Canada are blacking out their websites on Monday, June 4th, to protest the Federal Budget. The proposed changes in the ‘budget’ will weaken environmental laws and silence those who work to protect nature. Silence is not…

Mar 08

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Victoria Rally Against Election Fraud Sunday 2 PM

Sunday 11th of March –  Meet at 2 PM Centennial Square – March to the Legislature
Victoria, Coast Salish and Lekwungen Territories
The Victoria Chapter of the Council of Canadians is proud to support this grassroots “RALLY AGAINST ELECTION FRAUD”. Bring everyone you know and join us in demanding a full and independent inquiry into this possible fraud

Nov 03

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Action: Stop the Crime Bill – Attend Victoria Event and sign Leadnow Petition

Stop the Crime Bill! Public Forum on the Crime Bill – November 10, 6:30 PM at First Metropolitan Church, 932 Balmoral Road, Victoria, Coast Salish Territories. Also, sign a Leadnow petition against the crime bill and spread the word.