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Save the Caren Range from the proposed open pit mine

An easy way to make a difference right now is to send a letter out to the people below and let them know how you feel about having a massive open pit mine in the heart of Canada's oldest closed-canopy forest. There are many reasons why having a mine on such a small peninsula is a bad thing. click here for a list of some reasons.

Instructions: Select one person below you would like to send a letter to and then complete the fields below. Click back to this page to send a new letter to another individual. Please be sure to personalize each letter and try to be specific and say in your own words why you do not want an open pit mine on the Sechelt Peninsula.

Note: Probably the most important person to email in this list is the Environmental Assessment Officer who is working on this project, Autumn Cousins, so be sure to at least email her.

Environmental Assessment Officer:

Autumn Cousins Environmental Assessment Officer for the Sechelt Carbonate Project (PPA's mine)
Note: We have received confirmation from Nicole Del Raye (EA Administration Assistant) that all emails sent are treated the same as a written physical letter. Emails are printed out and filed. Here's an opportunity to practice conservation br emailing your letter.
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Provincial Cabinet Ministers:

Richard Neufeld Minister for Energy & Mines
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Bill Bennett Minister of State for Mining
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Barry Penner Minister of Environment
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Federal MP's:

Blair Wilson Sunshine Coast MP
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Hon. Loyola Hearn Minister of Fisheries & Oceans
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Hon. Gary Lunn Minister of Natural Resources
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Other Relevant Contacts:

Ed Taje Regional Mining Inspector
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Nicholas Simons Sunshine Coast Provincial MLA
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Premier Gordon Campbell BC Premier
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Newspapers (Letters to the editor):

Coast Reporter click here for details & address
Vancouver Sun click here for details & address
The Province click here for details & address
National Post click here for details & address
The Globe and Mail click here for details & address
Georgia Straight click here for details & address

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