6 of 10 - Contact Your Government Representatives

Contact your local, provincial, and federal representatives requesting the enforcement of the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (Bill C-36). There are links below for contacting Mayors, MLAs, and MPs.

You may write your own letter or simply copy and paste the sample letter below into an email or paper letter.

When writing public officials, be sure to remember the following guidelines:

  • Thank the official for the work he or she is already doing on this issue.

  • State that you are writing as a private or concerned citizen.

  • Specifically request the enforcement of the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (Bill C-36).

  • Be polite and respectful.

  • Date the letter and ask to hear back.

 


Hon. Libby Davies, MP
House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1A 0A6
 
Dear Ms. Davies: 
 
Thank you for the work Parliament has done thus far on combatting human trafficking in Canada.
I am writing as a concerned citizen to request the following actions:
 
   1. The enforcement of the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (Bill C-36) throughout Canada.
   2. Additional funding and programs to help transition trafficked persons out of prostitution.
   3. Additional funding and programs to educate the public with respect to the law and the continued victimization of prostituted persons by johns.
 
Without addressing the demand for buying sex, we cannot hope to reduce the supply of victimized persons.
Ending human trafficking, sex trafficking, and prostitution in Canada is an important gender equality and human rights issue.
I look forward to hearing back from you regarding my request.
 
Sincerely,
 
YOUR NAME
YOUR RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
[Mail may be sent postage-free to any Member of Parliament.]

  


Hon. Shane Simpson, MLA
Room 201
Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC  V8V 1X4
 
Dear Mr. Simpson: 
 
Thank you for the work the Legislature has done thus far on combatting human trafficking in BC.
I am writing as a concerned citizen to request the following actions:
 
   1. The enforcement of the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (Bill C-36) throughout BC.
   2. Additional funding and programs to help transition trafficked persons out of prostitution.
   3. Additional funding and programs to educate the public with respect to the law and the continued victimization of prostituted persons by johns.
 
Without addressing the demand for buying sex, we cannot hope to reduce the supply of victimized persons.
Ending human trafficking, sex trafficking, and prostitution in BC is an important gender equality and human rights issue.
I look forward to hearing back from you regarding my request.
 
Sincerely,
 
YOUR NAME
YOUR RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

 


Mayor Gregor Robertson
City of Vancouver
453 W 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4
 
Dear Mayor Robertson: 
 
Thank you for your work thus far on combatting human trafficking in Vancouver.
I am writing as a concerned citizen to request the following actions:
 
   1. The enforcement of the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (Bill C-36) throughout the City of Vancouver.
   2. Additional funding and programs to help transition trafficked persons out of prostitution.
   3. Additional funding and programs to educate the public with respect to the law and the continued victimization of prostituted persons by johns.
 
Without addressing the demand for buying sex, we cannot hope to reduce the supply of victimized persons.
Ending human trafficking, sex trafficking, and prostitution in Vancouver is an important gender equality and human rights issue.
I look forward to hearing back from you regarding my request.
 
Sincerely,
 
YOUR NAME
YOUR RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS