Oct 09

Open Letter to CRD Directors: Take Climate Emergency Seriously, Oppose Highway Expansion

Dear Capital Regional District Board Members, Re CRD response to South Island Transportation Strategy Thank you! Your 2019 votes against a new ‘alternate route’ Malahat highway and for the CRD Climate Emergency declaration has resulted in the provincial government releasing a South Island Transportation Strategy (SITS) that is a significant step forward. We would like […]

Jun 09

Expand the transit system, electrify the fleet, and eliminate fares!

The Council of Canadians Victoria Chapter has has endorsed this climate emergency campaign. Please read and take action! This coming Tuesday, June 11, the Victoria Regional Transit Commission is considering a climate action plan to massively expand the regional transit system, electrify the fleet, and eliminate fares by 2022. A number of Commissioners are currently […]

Jun 12

Street Ruckus 4 Wild Salmon – Mon June 18th

The Council of Canadians Victoria chapter is co-sponsoring this important action. See you in the streets! Monday June 18 at 4:30 to 7pm. Starting on Victoria’s Inner Harbour at Government and Wharf Streets (beside the Tourist Info Centre). Pulling Salmon Protectors together for this procession through the downtown streets on June 18th, 2 days before […]

May 29

Victoria march against Kinder Morgan Buyout – Thursday May 31st 5:30pm

The Council of Canadians Victoria Chapter is co-sponsoring the March Against Kinder Morgan Buyout, starting on Thursday May 31st at 5:30 pm. When: 5:30pm on Thursday May 31st Where: Government and Wharf Streets, Victoria B.C. On Tuesday, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that the Trudeau government is buying out Kinder Morgan completely to prop up […]

Dec 16

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: […]

Nov 14

Nov 21 Vigil to Stop Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Monday November 21st 4:30pm at Victoria City Hall on Douglas Street, and then spreading out and lighting up Douglas Street to illuminate our opposition to the Kinder Morgan tar sands pipeline. Enlighten Trudeau that Canadians are serious about meeting our Paris climate commitments. Please bring your candles or light, and your musical instruments & voices. […]

Nov 08

Nov 29 – Bike Lanes and Beyond: Transportation & Climate Justice in Greater Victoria

Free Public Forum – Tuesday Nov. 29 7-8:30 pm Victoria Public Library Central Branch – 735 Broughton St Presented by Council of Canadians Victoria Chapter, the Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition (GVCC) and the newly-formed Better Transit Alliance of Greater Victoria. We all know that transportation is one of the biggest sources of climate pollution, and […]

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 […]