Join a Virtual Coal Townhall on Dec. 2 hosted by CPAWS Northern Alberta & Southern Alberta

Join a Virtual Coal Townhall on Dec. 2 hosted by CPAWS Northern Alberta & Southern Alberta

Coal Policy Day of Action – Nov 17

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Day of Action on November 17

Join the Day of Action on November 17 to promote accountability, consultation and transparency when the report is released.

The Coal Policy Committee will present their final report and recommendations to Minister Savage by December 30.

Join the Day of Action on November 17 to promote accountability, consultation and transparency when the report is released.

Call Your MLA on November 17

You can help protect the Rocky Mountains and headwaters from coal development. Call your MLA on November 17 to tell them that you don’t want coal mines in the Eastern Slopes of the Rockies. Coal development is not worth the risks of contamination of drinking water and damage to sensitive ecosystems.

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Draft Phone Call Script

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Draft Phone Call Script

Use this calling script (or adapt it to make your own) and call your MLA on November 17.

Hi, my name is (name), and I’m calling as a constituent of (your riding) to ask about the future of coal in Alberta.

While I am grateful that the Government of Alberta struck a Coal Policy Committee and reinstated the Coal Policy earlier this year, I am disappointed by the lack of accountability, consultation, and transparency in these processes.

I do not feel like the government has been accountable to those of us who live here. The coal survey was the only opportunity that most of us have had to voice our opinions. That survey showed that Albertans are opposed to coal development. There was also never proper consultation done with Indigenous communities. We were all promised a voice and a stake in this consultation process, and all we saw was invite only stakeholder engagement.

I care deeply about the future of this province, and feel as though the government has not shown that they are accountable to me or my community.

I look forward to hearing back from your office with a clear response as to how the coal policy process moving forward will actually be accountable, consultative and transparent.

Thank you.

Draft bullet points

Use these bullet points to help drafting your own calling script.

  • Hi my name is (name), I’m calling as a constituent of (your riding) to ask about the future of coal in Alberta.
  • Striking the Coal Policy Committee was encouraging
  • But there is a lack of accountability, consultation and transparency in these processes
  • The government hasn’t been accountable to those of us who live here
  • The survey was the only opportunity that most of us had to voice our opinions
  • There was no proper consultation with Indigenous communities
  • Instead of meaningful and accessible public consultation, the process was very limited
    I care about the future of Alberta
  • The government is not being accountable to me or my community
  • I look forward to hearing from your office with a clear response about an accountable, consultative and transparent coal policy press moving forward.