UBCM campaign

All BC to go GE Free????!!! Talk to and write to your Mayor and Councillors now

All BC municipalities get together once a year and this year their UBCM Convention will be from the 16th-20th September in Vancouver.

Metchosin, which is a GE Free zone, is putting forward a resolution at the Convention asking for all BE municipalities to support  banning GE crops and animals. Here is the resolution:

“that UBCM ask the British Columbia government to legislate the prohibition of importing, exporting and growing plants and seeds containing genetically engineered DNA, and raising GE animals within BC, and to declare, through legislation, that BC is a GE Free area in respect to all plant and animal species”.

SIGN THE PETITION TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT HERE, AND SEND TO ALL YOUR CONTACTS. CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR THE PETITION.

http://www.change.org/en-CA/petitions/vote-yes-for-a-ge-free-bc-at-the-ubcm-september-2013-convention?utm_campaign=signature_receipt&utm_medium=email&utm_source=share_petition

DOWNLOAD THE PETITION HERE:

GE Free BC Petition

DOWNLOAD A POSTCARD FOR DISTRIBUTION HERE:

UBCM Postcard.for posting

WRITE TO YOUR MAYOR AND COUNCILLORS. CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR A LETTER YOU CAN ADAPT

UBCM letter to Council

MEET WITH MAYOR AND COUNCIL – CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR TALKING POINTS

talking points UBCM

Let us know the action you have taken  – so we can keep track across the Province – at gefreebc07@yahoo.ca

Thank you for your support!!!

3 responses to “UBCM campaign

  1. Pingback: Motion for GE Free BC at annual meeting of UBCM | Central Okanagan Food Policy Council

  2. Is there a march in November?

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