ACTIVlist Update - May 11, 2017

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Council of Canadians asks Catherine McKenna to remove the name 'Amherst' from historic site
Prince Edward Island-based Council of Canadians vice-chair Leo Broderick has sent a second letter to Catherine McKenna, the federal minister responsible for Parks Canada, to ask her to remove the name 'Amherst' from an historic site near Charlottetown.

Nova Scotia election - our top questions
Nova Scotia heads to the polls on May 30! We wrote these questions to help... you learn about your candidates and their stances on key issues.

National Energy Board seeks feedback on proposed Energy East 'list of issues' by May 31
The National Energy Board is seeking feedback on its draft list of issues it would use to review the controversial 1.1 million barrel per day TransCanada Energy East tar sands pipeline in the coming months.

Council of Canadians calls on Canada Pension Plan to not invest in Trans Mountain pipeline
Houston-based Kinder Morgan is seeking to raise $1.75 billion by May 29 through an initial public offering (IPO) of shares in its controversial $7.4 billion 890,000 barrel per day Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline.

Council of Canadians calls on the B.C. NDP & Greens to cooperate to stop extreme energy projects
The Council of Canadians is calling on the NDP and Green Party in British Columbia to cooperate to stop Liberal Premier Christy Clark's environmentally-destructive extreme energy projects in that province.

Mid Island chapter sets up 'Response Board' at Earth, Water & Wild Foods Day gathering
The Council of Canadians Mid Island chapter took part in Earth, Water and Wild Foods Day in Nanaimo on April 23.

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ACTION ALERT: Send a message to the Trudeau government immediately to protect every lake and every river!



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