Action in Provencher

Current Action

Silica Sand Extraction in Southern Manitoba

Sample Letters

Following are some letters that we’ve written to local representatives that can be used as templates. Feel free to download them, edit, and mail or email to whoever you see fit.

Note: Federal MPs may say this is out of their jurisdiction. We feel that, as our representatives in Ottawa, and as our neighbours, they should be just as concerned about a flawed environmental assessment process that puts our aquifers and surface waters at risk of contamination by heavy metals and acids.

On an important, related issue, the government has declined to fund participation at the environmental reviews. There is allowance to do so in government policy and, in fact, to have it borne by the project, rather than taxpayers. By refusing to utilize these policies the government is, essentially, silencing opposition. The third letter here seeks to address this issue.

MP and Minister Contact Information (links to official websites):

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