ACTIVlist Update - April 4, 2017

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Berlin's governing parties support blue community designation
Representatives of the Social Democratic Party (the SPD), The Left (Die Linke) and The Greens (Die Grünen) in Berlin's House of Representatives have expressed support for Berlin, Germany to become a blue community.

Liberals win three by-elections, but broken electoral reform promise remains a concern
Liberal candidates won as expected in the by-elections held yesterday in the ridings of Ottawa-Vanier, Markham-Thornhill (Toronto) and Saint-Laurent (Montreal).

Anger... over Bombardier taking public dollars, laying off staff, then boosting executive salaries
Public anger over a major increase in executive salaries and bonuses at Montreal-based transnational Bombardier Inc. was expressed at a protest that attracted more than 1,000 people this past Sunday April 2.

Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter rallies in solidarity with CUPE 2073 workers
The Council of Canadians Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter rallied today in solidarity with Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) 2073 workers at the Canadian Hearing Society who have been on strike since March 5.


MEDIA ADVISORY: Maude Barlow to discuss B.C.'s water crisis and May election in Courtenay on Thursday


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