ACTIVlist Update - April 5, 2017

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Mulroney to meet with Trudeau & Liberal cabinet committee to talk NAFTA, April 6
Former Progressive Conservative prime minister Brian Mulroney will be discussing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and key cabinet ministers at a Canada-US cabinet committee meeting on Thursday.

Winnipeg chapter opposes Energy East pipeline at First Mennonite Church gathering
The Council of Canadians Winnipeg chapter spoke against the Energy East tar sands pipeline... at a church gathering last night.

Halton chapter sponsors talk by Avi Lewis in Oakville
The Council of Canadians Halton chapter sponsored a talk by Avi Lewis in Oakville last night organized by Advancement of Women Halton.

MP Nathan Cullen challenges Liberal MPs to debate electoral reform at public forums
The Canadian Press reports, "New Democrat MP Nathan Cullen is planning a series of town-hall meetings in Liberal ridings across the country in an effort to resurrect the issue of electoral reform."

More than 700 people register to hear Maude Barlow speak in British Columbia
Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow will be on a speaking tour in British Columbia starting this Thursday.

London chapter hosts blanket exercise, April 19
The Council of Canadians London chapter will be hosting a blanket exercise on April 19 starting at 6 pm at the Mary Campbell Housing Co-Op.

Edmonton chapter to attend City Council debate on privatization of drainage services, April 11
The Council of Canadians Edmonton chapter will be at their City Council's debate on Epcor's bid to run the City's drainage services as a business.

Terrace chapter challenges Site C dam in letter to the editor
The Council of Canadians Terrace chapter has expressed its opposition to the controversial Site C dam in a letter to the editor.


MEDIA ADVISORY: Maude Barlow to discuss B.C.'s water crisis and May election in Williams Lake next week


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