Read below to find out how you can get involved.
One way for citizens to make their voices heard in Canada's Parliament is by submitting petitions. Print them off, collect signatures, and submit them to our Ottawa office, postage free. Anne is always pleased to present petitions to the House of Commons on behalf of her constituents.
Get involved - Check out our list of petitions below!
You can also create your own petition to submit to Parliament. The House of Commons Guide to Petitions will help you create a petition that is properly formatted for submission to Parliament. The Guide also provides sample petitions.
*Note: Petitions require a minimum of 25 signatures to be accepted by the House of Commons.
- Stand up for retirement security for all Canadians - sign the petition to oppose OAS cuts
- Protect employment insurance - sign this petition to oppose changes in Bill C-38
- Protect Canadians from the health risks of shale gas exploration
- Stand up for democratic accountability - sign the petition in support of fair budget legislation
- Stand up for the "Medicines for all" bill - sign the petition to call upon the House to pass Bill C-398
- Stand up for the environment - sign the petition for the protection of our waterways
- Stand up for Canada's cultural and natural heritage - sign the petition regarding the funding cuts to Parks Canada
- Stand up to protect the water and public health of our rural communities - sign the petition on motion M-400
- Stand up for the seasonnal workers - sign the petition on EI
- Stand up for Parks Canada - sign the petition on the increase in entrance fees at Parks Canada sites
- Let’s invest in green jobs — not the big polluters - sign the petition to end Stephen Harper's billion-dollar big-oil giveaway
- Sign the petition to protect family farms
- Sign the petition to protect navigable waters
- Sign the petition on local food
- Sign the petition to establish a tax credit for youth employment
2. WRITE TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
Another great way to get involved in Canada's political process is to write to Members of Parliament. You can write to any MP, including the Prime Minister and other cabinet ministers, postage free.
Just address your letter to:
- MP's name
- House of Commons
- Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6
You can also contact our office by phone, fax or email to let us know what issues are important to you.
3. WRITE A LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Another way to have your voice heard is by writing a letter to the editor of a newspaper.