ACTIVlist Update - December 6, 2017

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Stopping violence against women includes recognizing the violence of colonial dispossession, major energy projects
Today is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. It was on this day in 1989 that fourteen women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal were murdered because of their gender.

Don't fall for the pipelines vs. coal shell game
Last week saw Alberta Premier Rachel Notley join federal Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr... and Kinder Morgan CEO Ian Anderson in Vancouver to deliver a hard sales pitch for completing the Trans Mountain pipeline.

How could the Bank of Canada assist with the transition to a clean energy future?
Numerous Council of Canadians chapters have called for Bank of Canada reform.

Liberals & Conservatives vote together to indefinitely delay equality for Indigenous women in the Indian Act
On December 4, the House of Commons voted 241-46 to pass S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration). The Liberals and Conservatives backed S-3, while the NDP, Greens and Bloc Québécois voted against it.

Media Release: Call for Action during NAFTA's Sixth Round of Negotiations


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