ACTIVlist Update - March 8, 2019

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On International Women’s Day we commit to a better world
Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day. The Council of Canadians honours the struggles of women around the world for justice and equality.

Government inspection reports reveal complaints with bottled water
Bottled water that smells like "urine," tastes like "old socks" or reeks of "diarrhea." These were some of the complaints listed in four years' worth of government inspection reports obtained by... CBC News.

Northern Pulp: Two days to comment on toxic legacy
NS Environment is accepting submissions from the public until March 9 (this Saturday!) So I’m writing to you today in the hopes that you can take a few minutes to make a submission too.

Doug Ford’s omnibus health Bill removes community control and public oversight
Doug Ford’s new health care omnibus bill does not open a single new health care service. Not a single surgery to help tackle waitlists. Not a single new nursing home space. Not one new nurse, health professional, or doctor.

Chapters This Week
Council chapters are made up of volunteers who work with local community groups, organized labour and others to promote the Council’s campaigns to protect water and public health care, work for fair trade, climate justice and democracy as well as other issues of social and economic concern. Check out some of our chapters’ recent actions...


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