ACTIVlist Update - January 2, 2018

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The Council mourns the passing of Theodore Geraets
"Theo was a beloved founding member of the Council of Canadians and remained a valued member for over three decades. We mourn his passing."

Will Trudeau follow Trump on corporate tax cuts and deregulation?
Council of Canadians honorary chairperson Maude Barlow comments, "A global corporate tax 'race to the bottom' is taking place. This is a dangerous trend that will deepen inequality and... favour the already favoured."

Barlow says in 2018 we must recognize the imperative of water justice
Blue Planet Project founder Maude Barlow highlighted the global water crisis in a series of tweets yesterday - New Year's Eve.

Best wishes for 2018!
May the new year bring us closer to the realization of...

NAFTA has informed Canadian foreign policy from Israel to Iraq to Afghanistan
What was behind the Trudeau government's abstention in the United Nations General Assembly vote that overwhelmingly rejected the Trump administration's plan to move the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

A vision of justice and peace to guide us in 2018
During this season that celebrates peace and goodwill to all, let us continue to build a better world that includes...


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