November 22, 2017November 22, 2017Read more
Last month father Rik Logtenberg took his concerns for his daughter’s future to Ottawa to lobby for more effective carbon pricing. He joined 50 other CCL volunteers, including Judy and Laura also from CCL Nelson – West Kootenay.
December 7, 2016
MEDIA RELEASE: Citizen Lobbyists Cautiously Optimistic Canada’s Low Carbon Transition is Underway – Took a Pledge to Make Sure Progress Continues Past Election 2019 –December 7, 2016Read more
From November 26-29, 2016, 53 concerned volunteers lobbied on Parliament Hill for improvements to Canada’s current national carbon pricing policy and experienced their most productive week to date in their six-year history in Canada. They lobbied 40 Members of Parliament (MP) and one senator in face-to-face meetings, as well…
November 7, 2016November 7, 2016Read more
This quote from a former Canadian Prime Minister illustrates why I lobby on both sides of the border. Addressing the Washington Press Club in March 1969, future Prime Minister Pierre Eliot Trudeau famously said this about the USA: “Living next to you is in some ways like…
June 27, 2016June 27, 2016Read more
As we were about to go lobby, Sophia confidently turned to me and said matter-of-factly, “Lobbying is like protesting except you’re nice and there are no police in the room”. Alongside some of the best volunteers on the planet, Sophia and I lobbied in the offices of four…
June 12, 2016June 12, 2016Read more
What did you do during Federal Environment week? From June 5 to June 8, 2016, thirty-one Citizens’ Climate Lobbyists (CCL) from British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, California and Vermont traveled to Ottawa and lobbied on Parliament Hill for a revenue neutral carbon tax. This is the tenth...