ACTIVlist Update - April 19, 2017

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Nestlé continues to draw water in Aberfoyle 262 days after its permit expired
Ontario residents are waiting for a critical decision to be made by Premier Kathleen Wynne on the bottled water industry after the provincial government held a series of consultations on this issue over the past several months.

Quill Plains chapter speaks against proposed small modular nuclear reactors
The Council of Canadians Quill Plains (Wynyard) chapter is speaking against small modular... nuclear reactors (SMRs) in Saskatchewan.

Shrybman on tribunal that finds Monsanto guilty of environmental & human rights abuses
Council of Canadians Board member Steven Shrybman was on a tribunal that has found Monsanto guilty of several environmental and human rights abuses.

Barlow says Erin Town Council made a "a big mistake" by voting in favour of Nestlé money
Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow says the Town Council of Erin made "a big mistake" by voting in favour of accepting funds from Nestlé Waters Canada in relation to the water the transnational extracts from the local Hillsburgh well for their bottled water operations.

Kent County chapter encourages engagement in the UN Conference on Oceans, June 5-9
The Council of Canadians Kent County chapter is highlighting the importance of the upcoming United Nations Conference on Oceans on June 5-9.

"Uneconomic" Site C dam violates Fisheries Act, would mean road construction over graves
The Site C dam is becoming a key issue in the May 9 provincial election in British Columbia.

Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter invites Liberal MPs Monsef & Rudd to debate on electoral reform
The Council of Canadians Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter has invited Liberal MPs Maryam Monsef (Peterborough-Kawartha) and Kim Rudd (Northumberland-Peterborough South) to a public event on electoral reform on Saturday April 22.


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