Grassroots Voices Welcome Premiers

Announcement: Grassroots people in Saskatoon and Area Demonstrate in Response to a Meeting of Canadian Premiers, July 9th to 11th. From Tuesday, July 9 to Thursday, July 11, the Canadian premiers will be meeting in Saskatoon, on Treaty 6 territory and the Homeland of the Métis, at the Bessborough Hotel. Many of the premiers are working to... Continue Reading →

A Green New Deal for Saskatchewan?

It would be hard to not notice all the fuss about the Green New Deal, which has offered an inspiring framework for community organizing and pushing the political agenda around the world. Recently the Pact for a Green New Deal was launched in Canada, and this month communities across the country are holding town hall meetings to discuss what... Continue Reading →

Just Transitions Summit recap

A number of CJS organizers just returned from the Just Transitions Summit on Treaty 4 territory in Regina. It was a highly energizing experience. Over 150 folks turned out for the two-day event covering a wide range of topics and starting serious conversations about planning a just transition in Saskatchewan. A major thank you is... Continue Reading →

Talking Just Transitions in Regina

Just Transitions: Building Saskatchewan's Next Economy October 27-28th, Regina We're really excited to be involved with this event coming up in Regina at the end of October. There will be two days of talks and interactive sessions covering various aspects of Saskatchewan's economy and future where we will be starting conversations about how to navigate... Continue Reading →

Rise for Climate on September 8th

On Saturday, September 8th we'll be participating in a global day of action by co-hosting a local rally as part of Rise for Climate. The day of action comes ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit, a gathering of municipal, business, and civil society leaders, and we want to make clear that we demand a... Continue Reading →

Some thoughts from the rally

In conjunction with the Council of Canadians, we held a rally on Monday as part of the National Day of Action against the federal buyout of the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline. Many songs, poems and words were shared amongst the many gathered. Here is the speech prepared by Mark Bigland-Pritchard: $4.5 billion of taxpayers’ money... Continue Reading →

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