Oil and Gas Development on Gulf of St. Lawrence

On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 in Get Involved
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Oil and Gas Development on Gulf of St. LawrenceThe Gulf of St. Lawrence is a precious and imperiled ecosystem that supports multi-billion dollar renewable fishing and tourism industries. It is home to the largest lobster production in the world, the highest concentration of krill in the northwest Atlantic and over 2000 marine species, including the endangered blue whale.

This vital ecosystem is being jeopardized by oil and gas development, since a catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of St. Lawrence could affect the coasts of five provinces due to high winds, strong tides and counterclockwise currents that only flush into the Atlantic once a year.

Help Elizabeth protect the Gulf of St. Lawrence! Sign below or download this petition, have as many people as possible to sign it, and mail it – postage free – to either her Ottawa or Sidney offices. With as few as 25 signatures, Elizabeth can present your petition to the government in the House of Commons.

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93 people have signed this petition. Add your voice to the growing number of Canadians speaking out about this issue.

Your petitioners call on the House of Commons to immediately convene a blue ribbon review panel to conduct a comprehensive review of potential environmental, social, and economic risks and impacts, to be conducted with the full participation of local stakeholders including provinces, Aboriginal groups, representatives from the fishing and tourism industries, and the general public. Pending the results of this review, establish a complete moratorium on all oil and gas exploration and development in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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