On Sunday, Feb. 27, the Council of Canadians welcomed more than 20,000 members and supporters from communities across Canada to our first "National Telephone Town Hall" with National Chairperson Maude Barlow.
Town Hall participants were able to join in an interactive live conversation with Maude to share in stories about our "wins" over the last year, hear about exciting new Council campaigns, and talk about the way forward for social justice, fair trade, clean water and democracy in Canada. Our members were able to ask Maude questions about the current political moment, participate in live polling questions and share their thoughts and comments with Council of Canadians' staff.
"It is very important to us, as an organization, to keep our members informed how their generous support is making a difference and to hear what they have to say," said Jamian Logue, the Council's Director of Development. "Members are the heart and soul of the Council of Canadians. To bring so many people together across the country who share a common passion and purpose was inspiring."
Thank you to everyone who helped make this inaugural event an incredible success!
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