ACTIVlist Update - September 28, 2017

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Seven things to know as the 3rd round of NAFTA talks end in Ottawa
The third round of NAFTA talks (September 23-27) have now concluded in Ottawa and the fourth round (October 11-15) is on the horizon for Washington, DC. What conclusions can we draw from these past five days?

Trudeau government failed to consider UN right to water in its Kinder Morgan pipeline approval
The Council of Canadians is calling on the... federal government to meet its obligations under the United Nations recognition of the human right to water following a Federal Court of Appeal ruling that it renegotiate the terms of an "exploitive bargain" when it approved the 890,000 barrel per day Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline and endangered the right to water of the C’eletkwmx/ Coldwater people.

Trudeau government fails the C’eletkwmx with 'exploitive bargain' for Kinder Morgan
The Council of Canadians expresses its ongoing solidarity with the C’eletkwmx (Coldwater People) in British Columbia and celebrates the decision by the Federal Court of Appeal that says federal Indigenous Affairs minister Carolyn Bennett failed the Coldwater Indian Band by not protecting them from an 'exploitive bargain' relating to the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain 890,000 barrel per day tar sands pipeline.


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