Media Advisory - Message to be Delivered to MPs: Get Your Head out of the Tar Sands

    OTTAWA, Feb. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of Parliament will receive a
delivery from the Council of Canadians including a copy of 'Dark Side of the
Boom: Canada's Mordor' and a letter with a clear message: oppose any exemption
for Alberta's tar sands in bi-national policy addressing energy and climate
change. The action is one of many taking place in cities across Canada for
Take Charge! A national Day of Action to Demand a Canadian Energy Strategy,
organized by the Council of Canadians.

    WHAT:  Media availability / photo opportunity

    WHO:   Maude Barlow, chairperson of the Council of Canadians and Special
    Advisor on Water to the President of the UN General Assembly and Andrea
    Harden-Donahue, Council of Canadians Energy Campaigner will make brief
    statements to the media, followed by delivery of 308 DVDs of 'Dark Side
    of the Boom: Canada's Mordor' to Canadian MPs.

    WHERE: Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill

    WHEN:  10:45am, February 4, 2009

For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview contact: Dylan
Penner, Council of Canadians, (613) 795-8685

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