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 […]

May 29

Wed June 5: The End of Ice — Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption

The End of Ice — Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption Admission by donation Dahr Jamail is an award-winning climate reporter and former war correspondent. As one of the few unembedded journalists during the war in Iraq, he won praise from writer/activists like Howard Zinn and Naomi Klein. Since then […]

Jan 19

CofC Annual General Meeting + Workable Solutions to the Climate Crisis Thurs Jan 31, 2019

Workable Solutions to the Climate Crisis Thursday January 31, 2019 First Metropolitan Church – 932 Balmoral Road Featuring speakers from Canadian Union of Postal Workers Local 850, LEAP Victoria, BC Sustainable Energy Association and Victoria Chapter Council of Canadians. Download and print a poster http://www.victoriacouncilofcanadians.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/CofC-Climate-Solutions-Poster-Jan-31-2019.pdf (Annual General Meeting for Council of Canadians Victoria Chapter 6:30-7pm […]

Jul 08

Tues July 10 – Damming the Peace: The Hidden Costs of the Site C Dam

Victoria Chapter members of The Council of Canadians Pacific Region welcome Author Wendy Holm to discuss her new book DAMMING THE PEACE: The Hidden Costs of the Site C Dam. Tuesday July 10 7-9 pm Legacy Art Gallery & Cafe 630 Yates St, Victoria, BC On-going opposition by landowners, legal challenges by First Nations, cost […]

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 […]

Feb 14

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  […]

Jan 31

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 […]

Jan 21

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 […]

Sep 14

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 […]

Jun 04

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 + […]