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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 […]

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Videos – Victoria chapter co-sponsors public forum on Site C dam

The Council of Canadians Victoria chapter co-sponsored a public forum on the Site C dam on February 9. Panel of speakers included Dr. Harry Swain, Dr. Judith Sayers and John Gailus outlines in detail why the Site C Dam is a profoundly costly mistake and an environmental and economic white elephant. BC Government Imposed Strange […]

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Thurs Feb 23 – Victoria chapter to screen ‘To the Ends of the Earth’

The Council of Canadians Victoria chapter will be screening To the Ends of the Earth on Thurs Feb 23. The outreach highlights, “Panel members: Caitlyn Vernon (Sierra Club) Torrance Coste (Wilderness Committee) and David Lavallee (film director). Hosted by Sierra Club, Wilderness Committee and Council of Canadians. $7 advance, $10 at the door.” And Lavallee […]

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Thurs Feb 9 – Council of Canadians co-sponsors public forum on Site C dam

The Council of Canadians Victoria chapter is co-sponsoring an upcoming public forum on the Site C dam. The outreach for the event notes, “Join us for what promises to be a fascinating and motivating evening on Thursday February 9, 7:30- 9:00 pm at UVic’s David Turpin Building, Room A120. It’s time to deeply examine the […]

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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 […]

Victoria chapter calls for spending on public transit, not urban highway expansion

The Council of Canadians Victoria chapter says all levels of government should shift money away from road projects that increase carbon pollution and spend those funds instead on public transit. In a Vancouver Sun opinion piece, Victoria chapter activist Eric Doherty, who is also transportation planning consultant and a founding member of the Better Transit […]

Chapter Activist writes about ‘climate lens’ for infrastructure funding decisions

Council of Canadians Victoria Chapter member Eric Doherty recently published this article in Ricochet: Federal government plans to use ‘climate lens’ for infrastructure funding decisions The federal Liberals will implement a climate test for federal funding of infrastructure projects, according to Jonathan Wilkinson, the parliamentary secretary to the minister of environment and climate change. Wilkinson, […]

Victoria chapter at massive anti-Kinder Morgan pipeline protest march

The Council of Canadians Victoria chapter participated in a huge march against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline yesterday. The chapter’s banner can be seen in this 2-minute Facebook video. The Times Colonist reports, “Fuelled by anger and and a belief they had been betrayed, more than 1,000 protesters took to Victoria’s downtown streets Thursday […]

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Wed Jan 25 – Blood of Extraction: book launch with author, Jeff Webber

Mining Justice Action Committee (MJAC), Council of Canadians Victoria Chapter, Central America Support Committee (CASC) & UVIC Social Justice Studies (SJS) present the Victoria launch of this important new book: The Blood of Extraction: Canadian Imperialism in Latin America – by Todd Gordon and Jeffrey Webber. Wednesday January 25th 7 pm—-9 pm. University of Victoria: […]