IWD 2018

Save the date! March 8 – International Women’s Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day – a day to recognize women’s achievements and acknowledge the challenges they continue to face in the quest for gender equality. We will gather with music, dance, performance art, and poetry to honour the diversity of women and our collective strength. Centennial Square Victoria BC – March 8, 2018  […]

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Victoria CofC members blockade Kinder Morgan Terminal in Burnaby

Early in the morning January 29 close to 100 people joined an action serving blueberry pancakes outside the Westridge Marine Terminal undergoing construction to accommodate the hotly contested 890,000 barrel per day Kinder Morgan pipeline. Yesterday’s actions are part of a series of acts on the part of (primarily) local residents under the banner ‘Justin […]

B.C. needs public highway bus service say Council of Canadians members

Check out this op-ed by Council of Canadians members Joanne Banks (Campbell River), Bruce Bidgood (Terrace) and Eric Doherty (Victoria Chapter). B.C. needs public highway bus service Greyhound is threatening to pull out of northern B.C. and many smaller communities across the province unless it gets a public subsidy. We think the best answer to […]

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Sign CofC ‘Trump Not Welcome’ Petition!

The Victoria Chapter of the Council of Canadians co-sponsored the Women’s March attended by hundreds on January 20th. Barbara spoke for the Chapter and promoted the Council of Canadian’s ‘Trump not welcome’ petition which has been getting a huge response across Canada. The online petition to keep Trump out of Canada has already gathered over […]

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Sign the open letter supporting climate-friendly transportation investments!

The Council of Canadians chapters on the lower mainland recently won a major victory for climate justice and better transit by working with allied groups. The BC NDP government just pulled the plug on the 10-lane Massey Bridge proposal, freeing up over $3.5 billion that can be used for better transit. See https://canadians.org/blog/win-bc-government-cancels-construction-george-massey-bridge-project Now, the […]

Beyond Banksters

Sept 25th – Beyond Banksters Book Tour with author Joyce Nelson

Later this month, Council of Canadians chapters in British Columbia will be hosting stops for a seven-city book tour on the Pacific Coast. Author Joyce Nelson will be speaking about her book Beyond Banksters: Resisting the New Feudalism. When: Monday, September 25 at 7:00 p.m. Where: University of Victoria, David Turpin Building (DTB) A104 Co-sponsored […]

Wed June 21 – Victoria Council of Canadians Chapter Annual General Meeting

The Victoria Council of Canadians’ AGM Wednesday, June 21, 2017         7:00pm-9:00 pm Cook Street Village Activity Centre Auditorium    380 Cook St.   An exciting and informative program: Business of the Victoria Council of Canadians LEAP Victoria with Anna Rasmussen & Howard  Breen + Keith Cherry, UVIC  Leap Campus Co-ordinator + […]

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Sat June 17, 12 noon – Ban The Bomb!

ACTION: BAN THE BOMB!  NO NUCLEAR WEAPONS; NO MISSILE DEFENCE Saturday, June 17 from 12:00-1:00 p.m.  Legislature, 501 Belleville St, Victoria. Wear white, join us to form of a big human peace symbol and be part of our action to Ban the Bomb! Historic UN negotiations are taking place among 130 countries for a new […]

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Sat April 8 UVic – Maude Barlow on B.C.’s water crisis and upcoming election

Victoria: Maude Barlow discusses B.C.’s water crisis and upcoming election Sat April 8, 2017 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm- University of Victoria Building: Human & Social Development (HSD) Room: A240 Maude Barlow is a bestselling author and activist. Her most recent book is Boiling Point: Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse, and Canada’s Water Crisis (2016) Sponsored by […]

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Wed March 8 – International Women’s Day Rally

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 6:00-8:00pm, Holland Point Park L’École Polytechnique Engineering Students’Memorial Plaque 561 Dallas Road & South Turner St. March 8 is International Women’s Day – a day to recognize women’s achievements and acknowledge the challenges they continue to face in the quest for gender equality. We will gather together with music and poetry […]