On September 29-30, 2017, concerned residents from across Michigan, Ontario and Indigenous communities will gather for the Water Is Life: Strengthening the Great Lakes Commons summit in Flint, Michigan to organize and challenge Nestlé’s bottled water takings and Great Lakes threats and to promote human rights and water sovereignty.
To read about how The Council of Canadians and its civil society allies have been challenging NAFTA in Ottawa this past week, please click here.
The Council of Canadians is working with civil society allies to both challenge the existing North American Free Trade Agreement and put forward a positive vision for a renegotiated NAFTA 2.0 as negotiators from Canada, the United States and Mexico are in Ottawa for a third round of talks (September 23-27).
The Council of Canadians Peterborough-Kawarthas chapter filled a bus (and four cars) for the Curve Lake First Nation Pow Wow on September 16.
With NAFTA negotiations starting in Ottawa today, my mind is on the interconnections between climate, social and trade justice.