Board Meeting July 27 2012

Meeting July 27 2012 Board Members Present: Bharat Chandramouli, Barbara Mitchell Pollock, Sherwin Arnott. Issue: PO Box renewal for next year. Unanimously agreed to not renew the post box next year, and change contact address to Council of Canadians -Victoria Chapter 203-391 Tyee Road, Victoria, BC V9A 0A9 Issue: Moving of Bank Account from Coast […]

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).

July 18: Day of Action in Victoria for a 2014 Health Accord

The Victoria Council of Canadians, a member of the South Islands Health Coalition will be taking part in the BC Health Coalition’s National Day of Action for a 2014 Health Accord. This Day of Action was organized by The Canadian Health Coalition and The Council of Canadians. We want the provinces to work together to get the federal government back to the negotiating table so they can get down to the work of creating a new health accord for all Canadians.