Contacting your MLA
This document provides information that may be useful if you plan on contacting your MLA regarding grizzly bear recovery in Alberta. It covers:
- How to contact your MLA
- Why it is important to contact your MLA
- Talking points to discuss with your MLA
- Coordinating a group meeting with your MLA
If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
How to contact your MLA
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Thank you for submitting a letter to the Editor of your local paper. The Letters to the Editor page is the most read page in the newspaper. Submitting a letter is an effective and important way to voice your support for grizzly bear recovery in Alberta.
Keep these points in mind when writing your letter:
• Letters should be short (300 words max) and focus on one main message.
• Try to link your letter to the date and title of specific news story – ideally within two days of its publication
• Be straightforward, factual and to the point.
• Include your name and contact information
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Victoria, BC—The Site C dam is an “ill-advised” mega-project that fails to meet minimum international standards for large dam construction and could substantially increase B.C.’s carbon emissions, Sierra Club BC Executive Director George Heyman said today.
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The tidy brick bungalows of Statewood Drive, a quiet residential street in Kanata, end abruptly at the construction site of the new Terry Fox Drive extension.
Here, huge tree-clearing machines cut a 45-metre swathe through the hardwood forest. Backhoes dig up the soil and dump-trucks rumble over the muddy ground, carting away loads of earth and bringing in tonnes of gravel.
The new ring road is much anticipated by drivers seeking a direct link between the north and south ends of Kanata, and by developers eager to expand housing into the now-forested areas that will be served by the new road.
The project has drawn the fire of environmentalists — notably Sierra Club Canada, which is researching a potential legal challenge.... Read more »
The Province of New Brunswick is still moving forward with its plans to open the Petitcodiac causeway gates some day this week, despite attempts by a citizens' group to seek an injunction against that happening.
Rubin Dexter, lawyer for the Lake Petitcodiac Preservation Association, says his clients' position is the province is moving ahead before the 17 conditions of the Environmental Impact Assessment necessary for opening the gates have been undertaken.
The Department of Supply and Services says, however, that the conditions for the first two phases of the river restoration have been met, so phase two, opening the gates, will go ahead.
Meanwhile, environmentalists were applauding the fact the provincial government was determined to fulfill its promise to restore the river...... Read more »