Personal political action address notes

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Instructions for addressing your political letters re WaterBorne Illnesses.

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Personal political action address notes

  1. 1. CGC Water Borne Illnesses: Personal Political Action ! CGC Water Borne Illnesses: Personal Political ActionIf you have written a political letter... you should address it as If you have written a political letter... you should address it asfollows: follows: <Insert Date> <Insert Date> The Hon. Bev Oda The Hon. Bev Oda Minister of International Co-operation Minister of International Co-operation House of Commons House of Commons Ottawa, ON Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 K1A 0A6 Dear Minister Oda, Dear Minister Oda, (Body of letter) (Body of letter) Sincerely, Sincerely, <Your signature> <Your signature> Your Name and Return Address Your Name and Return AddressPut your letter into the postbox without a stamp!! Mail is free to the Put your letter into the postbox without a stamp!! Mail is free to theHouse of Commons. Under normal circumstances, you should House of Commons. Under normal circumstances, you shouldexpect to get a reply back from the Minister’s Office (not necessarily expect to get a reply back from the Minister’s Office (not necessarilythe Minister herself!!) within approx. 3 months time. the Minister herself!!) within approx. 3 months time.I strongly recommend that you send a copy of your letter to your local I strongly recommend that you send a copy of your letter to your localMember of Parliament (MP) as well. Member of Parliament (MP) as well.If you do not know your local MP by name... you may search using If you do not know your local MP by name... you may search usingyour postal code at “Senators and Members of Parliament” <http:// your postal code at “Senators and Members of Parliament” <http://www.parl.gc.ca/SenatorsMembers.aspx?Language=E>. Send this www.parl.gc.ca/SenatorsMembers.aspx?Language=E>. Send thisletter to the House of Commons for free as well. letter to the House of Commons for free as well.If you choose to do this then you should amend your formatting by If you choose to do this then you should amend your formatting byadding the following line underneath your name and return address: adding the following line underneath your name and return address: c.c. <Your MP’s name here> c.c. <Your MP’s name here>

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