Will you make Christy Clark feel the heat?
On Monday Premier Christy Clark released statements signaling that her government could approve pipeline and oil tanker projects, for a price.
On Tuesday evening, within 38 hours of her announcement, more than 6,000 households in her riding received a phone call with a strong No Tankers message from David Anderson, former federal Minister of the Environment. Here's an excerpt:
"Your MLA, Christy Clark, is the Premier of British Columbia and she could do more than anyone to stop these projects. So far she has expressed serious doubts about them but she has not taken a clear position in opposition to them. I believe she needs to say no to these risky projects."
Dogwood was able to respond so quickly thanks to the 275 people who donated to put pressure on Clark in her own riding. Can you give $28 today to help us finish the job?
We want to follow up on the calls in Premier Clark’s riding with a telephone town hall in which her constituents connect to a live panel discussion via their phone and have the chance to ask questions. We also want to launch the same campaign in the riding held by provincial Environment Minister Terry Lake.
If 100 people like you donate just $28 we will reach our goal and tighten the screws on Clark and Lake where they will feel it most. In her by-election, Clark won her seat by just 564 votes and in the last provincial election, Lake won his riding by just 510 votes — neither of them can afford to lose even a few hundred votes on the oil tanker issue.
With Enbridge piling on with millions to blanket the province in pro-pipeline advertising, a provincial election just 10 months away in B.C. and Clark indicating she'd be willing to approve Enbridge's proposal for a price, now is the time to really strike back.
Please donate $28 or more today to make sure Christy Clark and Terry Lake feel the pressure at home for their lack of action to protect B.C.’s coast from the threat of oil spills.
For our coast,
Eric, Emma, Celine & Karl
P.S. The call to Christy Clark’s riding was interactive and the poll results send a crystal clear message about where the voters stand: 81% said Clark should say ‘NO’ to both Enbridge and Kinder Morgan’s oil tanker and pipeline proposals. Please give generously today so we can engage thousands of B.C. voters about the threat of oil spills.