New Canadian Political Coalition…my ass that’s what Canadians want…

On Saturday, December 6th, from 12pm-4pm, there is going to be national day of protest in the following cities:

Ottawa, ON ~ Parliament Hill
Toronto, ON ~ Queen’s Park
Hamilton, ON ~ Gage Park
London, ON ~ City Hall
Kitchener, ON ~ City Hall
Montreal, QC ~ Dion’s Office
Halifax, NS ~ City Hall
Winnipeg, MB ~ Provincial Legislature
Saskatoon, SK ~ City Hall
Calgary, AB ~ City Hall
Edmonton, AB ~ Linda Duncan (NDP)’s office
Vancouver, BC ~ Robson Square

Please sign up and refer to the following links;

http://www.rallyforcanada.ca/
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=60732295648&ref=ts

3. Please sign the online petition at;

http://canadians4democracy.ca/

4. Take a few minutes to let your opinion be known to Jack Layton, Stephane Dion (and their respective parties), and the Governor General;

Liberal Party, Stephane Dion: dions@parl.gc.ca ; info@liberal.ca

NDP, Jack Layton: laytoj@parl.gc.ca ; http://www.ndp.ca/contact (contact form)

Governor General , Michelle Jean: info@gg.ca

5. Write a letter to the Governor General. Below is a template. No postage is necessary when mailing the Governor General, it will be delivered at no cost. Template:

[Date]

[First Name] [Last Name]
[Street Address]
[City], [Province]
[Postal Code]

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean
Governor General of Canada
Rideau Hall
1 Sussex Drive
Ottawa ON K1A 0A1

Your Excellency,

In the last few days we’ve witnessed the Liberal Party of Canada, New Democratic Party of Canada, and the Bloc Quebecois, sign a coalition agreement that would see them seek, from you, the ability of the Liberals and New Democrats to form a coalition government supported by the Bloc Quebecois.

The Liberal Party is tabling a non-confidence vote Monday, December 8th, 2008, where they appear to be fully intent on bring the Conservative minority government down.

You have an array of constitutional measures at your disposal. I strongly urge you, as a Canadian citizen, in this situation, to call another federal election.

In the last federal election Canadians were never made aware of any possible coalition agreements. In fact, Liberal leader Stephane Dion denied any possibility of a coalition with the New Democrats. Canadians who voted for these three opposition parties voted under the impression that there would be no coalition government. While there may be voters who voted for these particular parties that would support this coalition government, it is evident, by public opinion, the majority of our electorate is against a Liberal-New Democratic coalition propped up by the Bloc Quebecois.

This, while constitutionally legal, is unethical and an underhanded swipe at democracy.

I strongly advice you, within your constitutional prerogatives, to call a federal election. As this is the best solution to this problem.

Yours sincerely,

[sign here]

[First Name] [Last Name]

~~~

Mail to:

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean
Governor General of Canada
Rideau Hall
1 Sussex Drive
Ottawa ON K1A 0A1

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