[Sust-mar] RUSH: Help Make Nova Scotia Free of Cosmetic Pesticides
mfreynolds at eastlink.ca
Thu May 7 13:25:15 EDT 2009
HELP MAKE NOVA SCOTIA FREE OF COSMETIC PESTICIDES - THIS ELECTION!
This election is a key time to win a commitment to ban the sale and use of
cosmetic or lawn pesticides in Nova Scotia. (This has already been achieved
in Ontario, Quebec and Prince Edward Island.) It will also happen in New
CALL each candidate in your riding.
LET THEM KNOW that you want both their personal commitment and that of their
party to enact a province wide pesticide ban, if they form the government.
Ask for a response.
ASK this question when candidates come to the door, or at all party
meetings. "Will your party adopt legislation banning the sale and use of
cosmetic pesticides if you form the government?"
EDUCATE. Use the information posted on Ecology Action's Website to educate
neighbors and friends about why we need a pesticide ban now. Pesticide Free
Nova Scotia material is available on line at
INVOLVE OTHERS. Once you have called your candidates, ask two friends to do
Nova Scotian politicians need to know that protecting children with a ban on
the sale and use of pesticides has wide support.
FROM THE GRASSROOTS UP, MAKE A PESTICIDE FREE NOVA SCOTIA AN ELECTION
on behalf of Pesticide Free Nova Scotia (PFNS)
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