The Victoria Council of Canadians and the Social Justice Committee of the Greater Victoria Teachers’ Association is hosting an evening to address the signals and dangers of expanding commercialization and privatization of public education in British Columbia…
We’re holding our monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 13, 7 PM…
Announcements in Brief
Thurs., Nov. 14 – Paul Manly on Water
Thurs., Nov. 15 – Climate change
Thurs., Nov. 27 – The Situation in Gaza
Water Act Proposal inadequate We have recently seen a legislative proposal for the Water Sustainability Act and the public has until November 15th to respond to the proposal with comments, concerns and suggestions. During the last round of public engagement in 2011 a great deal of concern was raised by community members, non-profit organizations, industry […]
Defensora…a film and panel discussion
with guests Rachel Schmidt, Defensora Producer/Director and Grahame Russell, Co-Director of Rights Action.
A short list of events of interest to Council of Canadians members and the public
Join the Victoria Chapter of the Council of Canadians and CUPE for a panel and discussion on water and infrastructure privatization. October 9 2013 – 7:00 -9:00 PM
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 […]
Maude Barlow will be launching the final book in her Blue trilogy, Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever. Sunday October 6th @ 2 pm. Burnside Gorge Community Centre, Activity Centre.
We had a barbecue at the Victoria West Community Association on Wednesday. And many folks from the Mining Justice Action Committee (MJAC) came out to let us know about the important work they’re doing…