ACTIVlist Update - May 3, 2018

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Trudeau plays lip service to progressive trade, but communities live it
Progressive trade is something that we hear a lot about. The federal government has staked its lot on rhetorically changing the nature of trade agreements.

5 reasons to #StopKM
Last month Kinder Morgan set an arbitrary May 31 deadline for reaching a deal to approve the $7.4-billion pipeline project that will ship mostly diluted bitumen from Alberta to the Coast Salish... Sea for export. Here are our top 5 reasons to stop this tar sands pipeline.

Trudeau's progress on First Nations water advisories doesn't show the whole picture
Trudeau's progress on drinking water advisories is misleading while also approving the Kinder Morgan pipeline - without Indigenous consent - is further putting drinking water for First Nations at risk.

Twelve major political moments over the next ten weeks!
The Council of Canadians is engaging in multiple ways in these key struggles with imminent dates over the next ten weeks:

US company seeking $570 million in lost profits following court ruling on NAFTA Chapter 11 decision
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has dealt another blow to environmental protection – and likely to the pocket books of Canadians. In response, Council of Canadians honorary chairperson Maude Barlow has tweeted, "Disgraceful!".


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