Script for leaving a voice a message or talking to staff

 
INTRO: Hello, my name is ______________ and I live in [RIDING NAME] __________________. 

EXPLAIN: Since 2014, the Blue Dot movement has been working to secure legal recognition of our right to a healthy environment at all levels of government.  In less than three years, more than 155 municipalities  have passed declarations recognizing their residents’ right to a healthy environment. A 2014 Leger poll indicates more that 90% of Canadians support recognizing environmental rights in law. 
  
EXPLAIN: I think it's fantastic that the Standing Committee on the Environment and Sustainable Development are recommending that, among other great suggestions, the right to a healthy environment be included in the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. If the government accepts these recommendations, it would be a landmark step toward legally recognizing our right to clean air, water and food. 
 
REASON: This is important to me because ___________________________________________ [BRIEF DESCRIPTION].  
 
ASK WHEN CALLING MINISTER MCKENNA, and the PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE: I am calling now to ask you to please support government action to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, including recognizing our right to a healthy environment.

EMAIL ASK FOR ALL CALLS: Please let me know your stance on this matter by emailing me back at _________________? [SPELL EACH LETTER OF YOUR NAME] 
Thank you so much for your time. 
 
[HANG UP AND DO A HAPPY DANCE] 

* 1. What is your name?

* 2. In which federal riding to you reside? If you don't know your riding, please enter your postal code.

* 3. What is your email?

* 4. Did you call the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna at 819-938-3813 and talk to her staff, encouraging her to support the recommendations around right to a healthy environment within CEPA?

* 5. Do you have any important notes about this phone call?

* 6. Did you call the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at 613-992-4211 and talk to his staff, encouraging him to support the recommendations around right to a healthy environment within CEPA?

* 7. Do you have any important notes about this phone call?

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