Alberta = Mordor:
Message to be Delivered to MPs: Get Your Head out of the Tar Sands
For Immediate Release
Ottawa / February 2, 2009 – Members of Parliament will receive a delivery from the Council of Canadians including a copy of ‘Dark Side of the Boom: Canada’s Mordor’ and a letter with a clear message: oppose any exemption for Alberta’s tar sands in bi-national policy addressing energy and climate change. The action is one of many taking place in cities across Canada for Take Charge! A national Day of Action to Demand a Canadian Energy Strategy, organized by the Council of Canadians.
WHAT: Media availability / photo opportunity
WHO: Maude Barlow, chairperson of the Council of Canadians and Special Advisor on Water to the President of the UN General Assembly and Andrea Harden-Donahue, Council of Canadians Energy Campaigner will make brief statements to the media, followed by delivery of 308 DVDs of ‘Dark Side of the Boom: Canada’s Mordor’ to Canadian MPs.
WHERE: Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill
WHEN: 10:45am, February 4, 2009