ACTIVlist Update - September 11, 2017

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Will a Canada-China Free Trade Agreement mean cargo ships in the Northwest Passage?
With 90 per cent of China's goods exported by ship, a Trudeau cabinet decision expected in October on pursuing a Canada-China Free Trade Agreement, climate change melting northern waters, and the Chinese icebreaker Xue Long, or Snow Dragon, recently completing a voyage through the Northwest Passage, it is worthwhile thinking about the impact of cargo ship traffic in the Arctic,...

notably the risks of oil spills and ship emissions on Indigenous peoples, the ocean and marine life.

Parliamentary Budget Office to release a report on the costs of creating & administering a pharmacare program on Sept. 28
Two federal reports are expected on pharmacare in the coming weeks.

Canadians frustrated by Atlanta-based Equifax Inc. after cyberattack
The Atlanta-based credit monitoring company Equifax Inc. has admitted that names, birthdates, addresses, driver's licence numbers, and the detailed financial history of individuals were stolen in a cyberattack on the company that lasted from mid-May to July of this year.


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