Comox Valley Council of Canadians - July 2018 e-newsletter

In the Chapter's July newsletter:
Damming the PEACE book tour with Wendy Holm
Site C Rally
Discussion with the Provincial Government - Water Sustainability Act & Groundwater in Merville Area
Team Trivia Fundraiser - thank you donors, volunteers & players
New Release - Watershed Sentinel - Bypassing Dystopia, Joyce Nelson
      Damming the PEACE
     The Hidden Costs of the Site C Dam
Book Tour & Signing with Agrologist & Author Wendy Holm
Wednesday, July 11 - 7:00 pm
Rotary Room, Florence Filberg, Courtenay

The Chapter is pleased to host Wendy Holm during her BC book tour stop in the Comox Valley. In her new book Damming the PEACE, Holm presents the independent voices of citizen experts describing the devastating impact of the dam and why the on-going opposition to Site C must continue.

"The fight to stop Site C is not over," states Maude Barlow, honourary Chair of the Council of Canadians. "Damming the Peace is our roadmap."

Come and join the discussion on Damming the PEACE and learn more about why this project must be halted. Holm will be available to sign copies of her book before and after the event. Doors open 6:30 pm. Details on the Chapter's

All are welcome - bring a friend! Admission is free or by donation.
Site C Rally
We Say This is a DAM Mistake!

Monday, July 11, 12:30 - 1:30 pm
MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard's office
436 5th St, Courtenay

RALLY! We are gathering to mark the shocking announcement by Premier Horgan about continuing with Site C. Bring a sign and a letter to our MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard and Premier John Horgan.
Sponsored by
Islanders for the Peace
A Discussion with the Provincial Government

Understanding the Water Sustainability Act
Groundwater in the Merville Area
Licensing Process

July 16, 2018 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Merville Community Hall - 1245 Fenwick Road

Join Provincial water staff from the Ministry of Forest, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD) in a discussion on: The Water Sustainability Act (WSA) and how it determines the future of ALL our BC water, groundwater in the Merville area and the licensing process for the granting of groundwater extraction.

Their short presentation will be followed by a question and answer period. Bring your concerns ....

Merville Water Guardians are looking forward to a full Community Hall and seeing you there!
Thank you to the following for their generous donations to the

 Oh Canada! Team Trivia Night Fundraiser
Project Watershed - Dan Bowen & Bill Heidrick, Comox Valley Golf Club, Watershed Sentinel, Comox Valley Youth Music Centre (CYMC), Sure Copy, Dobson's Lawns & Gardens

Dawn McRae - Custom Gourmet Catering & Filberg Summer Kitchen, White Whale, Pizzeria Guerrilla

Lynda Smith - Lawn to Food, Ann Kask & Kask Publishing, Cori Sandler Pottery, Vivian Cruise, Pam Lengyel - Amazon Gardeners, Barb Berger - Chapter's roll-away gardener

The Comox Valley Farmers' Market and following vendors: Natural Pastures Cheese, As You Like It Products & Catering, Tin Town Tacos, Fiesta Greenhouses, Celiam Acres, Bates Beach, Big D's Honey, Cocoa Nuts Cappuccino Bar, McClintocks Farm, Merville Organics, Tastefully Local/Angelina’s Gourmet

Cumberland: Seeds Grocery, Waverly Hotel, Cumberland Recreation, 4 Quarters Restaurant, Cumberland Bakery, Cumberland Museum, Dodge City Cycles, Dawn Copeman, Cumberland Brewing Company - CBC, Rider’s Pizza and The Wandering Moose Café 

Trivia Master Michael Walton and partner Marianne Bell for challenging our knowledge of Canadiana.

Thank you to all the volunteers & the 18 tables of great team trivia players!

It was a successful evening due to everyone's support!

New Release: Bypassing Dystopia, Joyce Nelson

Watershed Sentinel Books is pleased to announce the release of their third publication, Bypassing Dystopia: Hope-filled challenges to corporate rule by Toronto-based freelance author and investigative journalist Joyce Nelson.

Bypassing Dystopia is available now and can be ordered directly by phone (250-339-6117) or by clicking here.
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