Apr 09

We’re expanding our author base

Lately we’ve been behind on posting. There’s a lot going on in the world of politics. And there’s lots going on in our personal lives. So we thought that we would grow the team and share the responsibility. It can be a little intimidating to publish on the web. But it’s our hope that we […]

Jul 19

The Victoria Council of Canadians expresses concerns over CRD Biosolids Privatization

The Victoria Chapter of the Council of Canadians (CoCVic) is pleased that all levels of governments have kept part of the the project (the sewage treatment) under public ownership, acceding to the wishes of a majority of people in Greater Victoria and the resolutions passed by the CRD in 2010. However, CoCVic would like to express its strong displeasure at the unnecessary and expensive decision to split the project into two and fund the solid waste-to-energy operation as a Public-Private “Partnership” (P3).

May 09

Announcements -09-May-2012

Events in Brief May 8- – CBC and CHEK tv seniors series Thursday, May 17 – Saanich Community Gardens May 12, 7-9pm On the Radar May 25-28 – retreat May 8-11 – CBC and CHEK tv seniors series CBC News Vancouver, along with Business in Vancouver, take a look at the business behind caring for B.C.’s […]

Feb 06

67% of BC Residents want a fracking moratorium

Don’t frack with our water, say majority of Canadians in new poll. The controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as fracking, is facing mounting opposition across the country. A new Environics Research poll commissioned by the Council of Canadians has found that 62% of Canadians and 67% of British Columbians support “a moratorium on all fracking for natural gas until all the federal environmental reviews are complete”.

Oct 19

Watch Indignez-vous/Hope in Resistance on Rabble TV this Weekend

Indignez-Vous! is being organized by the Council of Canadians/ le Conseil des Canadiens, Alternatives, Eau Secours!, Association québécoise de lutte contre la pollution atmosphérique (AQLPA), and Médecins Quebecois pour la regime publique (MQRP). Rabble.ca will live-stream the ‘Indignez-Vous! Hope in Resistance’ conference this Friday and Saturday!