ACTIVlist Update - April11, 2017

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Trudeau much like Harper on environmental protection
The federal Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities recently released its long-awaited recommendations on whether the Trudeau government should put protections back on 99 per cent of lakes and rivers in Canada.

As Canada-China FTA talks resume this month, poll shows 88 per cent uncomfortable with deal
The Trudeau government is having a hard time selling the proposed Canada-China Free Trade Agreement to the public.

Manitoba government to table austerity budget
The Progressive Conservative government of Premier Brian Pallister is expected to deliver an austerity budget this afternoon.

Williams Lake chapter hosts Barlow for talk on water, ongoing struggle against proposed Taseko mine
The Council of Canadians Williams Lake chapter is hosting Maude Barlow at a public forum at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex this evening.

Edmonton chapter calls on City Council to reject proposed privatization of municipal drainage services
The Council of Canadians Edmonton chapter will be at City Hall tomorrow morning to keep watch on their City Council's debate on EPCOR's bid to run the City's drainage services as a business.

Regina chapter calls on City Council to challenge Wall government on grants-in-lieu cut
The Council of Canadians Regina chapter is presenting at a City Council meeting this evening on the municipal impacts of the provincial government's austerity budget.

Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter raises awareness about Harper Park at the Garden Show
The Council of Canadians Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter took their campaign to protect Harper Park to the Peterborough Garden Show this past weekend.

Kitchener-Waterloo chapter writes Magnette in support of his stand against CETA
The Council of Canadians Kitchener-Waterloo chapter has written Wallonia's Minister-President Paul Magnette in support of his position on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).


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