Join us in pressuring the Federal Government to add single-use plastic water bottles to the their single-use plastic ban, starting with sending a message to the new Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, at Steven.Guilbeault@parl.gc.ca.
Copy this letter below as a template and customize with your own words and name. Your unique voice matters and is needed at this crucial time, and this is a simple step to reduce fossil fuels and reduce the plastic impact on the natural environment.
We also recommend phoning the minister to follow up at 613 992 6779.
You can also tweet him directly with our message by clicking here.
Join us on December 2 at 7pm for an informative and informal discussion to learn first hand what actually went on at COP26.
OWSAG member Dr. Eric Schiller will interview local environmental activist Rob Samulack who was present at COP26 in Glasgow, followed by a Q&A with YOU! Hearing Rob's perspective will provide much needed balance to the political and media messaging.
Register for the Zoom link by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Rob Samulack, an environmentalist from Ottawa has recently returned from the COP 26 UN Climate Conference in Glasgow. He attended as an official observer with the Christian Climate Observers Program, an inter-denominational, international faith group. The intent of the program is to bear witness to the official and unofficial proceedings, hear the stories of people from around the world who are already suffering from the consequences of climate change, and report back to the observers' home communities.
Rob works as a registered nurse and is also trained as an engineer. He is a husband and father, and loves to be outside canoeing, cross-country skiing, biking and hiking. You can follow him on Twitter @canoebikeski.