ACTIVlist Update - September 12, 2017


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WIN! Campbell River chapter celebrates Vancouver Island Health Authority decision against hospital parking lot fees
The Council of Canadians Campbell River chapter is celebrating the recent decision by the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) to scrap their plan to charge for parking at the newly opened Campbell River and Comox Valley hospitals.

Samsung set to take away Chatham family’s water
In Chatham-Kent, the Ontario government is allowing Samsung (and their partner-Pattern Energy)...

to run roughshod over the community during the construction of 34 foundations for the North Kent 1 wind turbine project.

NAFTA 2.0 could include provision removing U.S. presidential permitting process for cross-border tar sands pipelines
The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could involve the United States presidential permitting process for cross-border pipelines and hydro-electric transmission lines.

Amazon.com, Inc. has a stake in the renegotiation of NAFTA
The multi-billion dollar Seattle-based electronic commerce and cloud computing company Amazon.com, Inc. has a stake in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Solidarity with Anton Bueckert
Council of Canadians honorary chairperson Maude Barlow has tweeted her solidarity with 26-year-old Canadian activist Anton Bueckert.

Minnesota Department of Commerce rejects Trudeau-approved Line 3 pipeline
The Minnesota Department of Commerce has concluded "that Minnesota would be better off if Enbridge proposed to cease operations of the existing Line 3, without any new pipeline being built."



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