ACTIVlist Update - April 13, 2018

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Maude Barlow receives inaugural Water Warrior Award at Water Docs Film Festival in Toronto
Yesterday, Toronto's NOW Magazine reported, "Seven years on, the only film festival dedicated specifically to water conservation continues to find new documentaries about its particular thread of environmental awareness. This year’s opening night gala (April 12, 6 pm) will see Maude Barlow, honorary chairperson of the Council of Canadians, presented with this year’s Water Warrior Award."


Chapters this... Week!
Here's a snapshot of recent and upcoming chapter actions across the country:


We threw BP an "unwelcoming party"
On Wednesday, Council of Canadians supporters joined with local residents and other concerned groups at BP’s office in Halifax where we threw the Big Oil company an “Unwelcoming Party.”


The Council renews call for Line 5 underwater pipeline to be shut down following anchor damage
The Council of Canadians is renewing its call for the 540,000 barrel per day Line 5 light crude pipeline - that runs beneath the Straits of Mackinac where Lake Huron and Lake Michigan meet - to be shut down.



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