Friends of Science Society is reposting the press release of today of the Alberta Wide Rally to facilitate wider distribution. This release contributed by the organizers. See original document here. november-2-3-press-release
Most rallies are slated for high noon on Saturday Nov. 5, 2016.
Calgary, AB – We are pleased to say that after consultation with Parliamentary Counsel of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and the office of MLA Derek Fildebrandt regarding the form of the Alberta Wide Rally’s petition, we are ready to move forward. We will be urging the Government of Alberta to hold a Province wide plebiscite on the question of whether the people of Alberta support the “Climate Leadership Implementation Act”. We are asking for your signature on this petition to support the interests of all Alberta residents.
It is an honor and privilege to announce the following speakers at our rallies across Alberta:
Edmonton: Brian Jean, MLA, Wildrose Leader; Kerry Diotte MP Conservative; Jeff Sharp, Lead Organizer for Edmonton Rally, Oil Sands Worker; Tracy Leite, Master of Ceremonies, Small Business Owner; Tom Lynburge, Technical Support; Emily Noklebly, Singing the Canadian National Anthem.
Edmonton Rally starts at Noon at the Legislative Building
Calgary: Prasad Panda, MLA Calgary-Foothills, Wildrose; Dwayne Croteau, Master of Ceremonies, Organizing Member for Calgary Rally; Michelle Stirling, Manager, Friends of Science Society; Ken Gregory; Friends of Science and Author of “Alberta’s Climate Plan: A Plan With No Benefit”, Orion Fike, OPHOP (Oil People Helping Oil People). Trevor Marr and Mariily Gou will speak for the oil industry.
Calgary Rally starts at noon at the McDougal Center
Brooks: Martin Shields, MP Bow River, Conservative; Derek Fildebrandt, MLA Strathmore-Brooks; Barry Morishita, Mayor of Brooks; Todd Beasley, Managing Director for the Alberta Wide Rally Movement, Master of Ceremonies will be giving a presentation on Carbon Capture and Enhanced Oil recovery technology and its significance to the people of Alberta.
Brooks Rally starts at noon at the Heritage Inn
Airdrie: Angela Pitt, MLA Airdrie, Wildrose, Shadow Minister of Human Services; Leela Sharon Aheer, MLA Chestermere, Wildrose, Shadow Energy Minister; Dr. Jay Harper, Professional Geologist; Mrs. June Rivers, Educator.
Airdrie Rally will start at noon and will be held next to the co-op car wash
Grand Prairie: Todd Loewen, MLA Grand Prairie-Smoky, Deputy Chair of the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship; Bernard The Roughneck; Dylan Thompson, Libertarian Party; James R. Flack, Master of Ceremonies, Organizing Member for Grand Prairie Rally; Stephanie Zee Fehler, Mother of Eight who Home Schools; Karen Peters, Small Business Owner.
Grand Prairies starts at noon and wil be held at Jubilee Park
Lethbridge: Grant Hunter, MLA Cardston-Taber-Warner, Wildrose; Ron Davison P.Eng; Dale Snow, 3rd Generation Agricultural Prodcuer, Dale Schaupmeyer, Agricultural Specialist; Rachel Harder MP Conservative – tentative
Lethbridge Rally starts at noon and will be held at Galt Gardens
Hanna: Chris Warwick, Mayor of Hanna; Mr. Mark Fecho, Master of Ceremonies, Radio Host; George Clark; Randy Pompetti.
Hanna Rally starts at noon and will held at the Round Up Center
Ft McMurray: Susan Plamondon, Master of Ceremonies, Organizing Member for Fort McMurray; Various Speakers TBA.
Ft McMurray rally starts at noon and will be held at the Franklin Avenue Provincial Building
Camrose: Tina Fox Alberta Wide Rally Founder will MC with Wes Taylor, MLA Battleriver-Wainright; Tammy Woods; Jody Carty, Singing the Canadian National Anthem.
Camrose Rally starts at noon and will be held at ICON ( old house of thunderY
Drayton Valley: Speakers TBA
Drayton Valley rally starts at noon and will be held at 5702-50th Ave A st ( beside Kal tire)
Red Deer: Speakers TBA
Red Deer Rally starts at 11.00 at City Hall
Medicine Hat ; Speakers TBA.
Medicine Hat Rally starts at noon at the TEE PEE visitors center
Come on out to a rally near you, and sign our petition to have Alberta’s voice heard. Donations of non-perishable food items will gratefully be accepted at various rallies in support of local food banks. Calgary will also be accepting donations for the Fourth Annual Veteran’s Food Drive. We look forward to seeing you there.
We will have another Press Release Friday Nov 4th detailing how residents of Alberta can visit our webpage carbontaxreferendum.ca to register for and download individual petion pages.
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