Petition to Bob chiarelli
Toll Booths in Ontario
I would like to draw attention to the condition of the roads here in Ontario; being a resident in Ottawa, there is not a moment that goes by while driving that I do not come across either a pothole, uneven roads, or elevated/deep sewers. This is becoming a serious nuisance as it is a major cause of flat tires and is effecting the quality of our vehicles. Although this may not be an issue for your local mechanic, it is an inconvenience for drivers of Ontario and a costly one at that. These roads call for more vigilant maintenance and care for the safety of all drivers. It is known that, however, the city of Ottawa may pay for your flat tire on account of potholes or uneven roads, but these cases are few. Throughout my travels in Florida, USA, I noticed that at certain destinations there were toll booths that you would pay between $1.00-$1.50, and these fees go towards road maintenance and the like. I propose this petition on behalf of all drivers that are fed up with these roads. Toll booths to be installed at certain points of travel. For example: on route to to Toronto (and vice versa); on route to Montreal (and vice versa); and potentially on route to Kanata.
Petition to Deepak Chopra, Stephen Harper, Jo-Anne Polak (Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs, Canada Post), Deepak Chopra, Douglas Jones, Stephen Edmondson, Lisa Raitt, Stephen Harper, Justin Trudeau, Tom Mulcair, Elizabeth May, Gilles Duceppe
Don't let Canada Post end door to door delivery / Sauvons la livraison à domicile
(Le français suit) AUGUST 20, 2015 - UPDATE: Since the election has been called for October 19, the 5 federal party leaders have been added as recipients of this petition because this is now an election issue. I wonder, has anyone at Canada Post ever tried to to push a stroller or a wheelchair or a walker through the snow? I don't think they realize the impact of ending door-to-door mail delivery when it comes to the parents of young children, to the disabled, and to the elderly, especially in winter. What about the sweltering summers? Or miserable thunderstorms and heavy rain? The garbage that is going to happen around them and who is going to clean it up? Millions of Canadians were surprised and angry to learn they may have to travel kilometers to get their mail. I am the mother of two young boys. My youngest has cerebral palsy and uses a walker or wheelchair to get around. For me, Canada Post’s decision would mean having to bundle them up and struggle through the snow with a wheelchair just to get our mail. And I am just one of thousands of Canadians who must already overcome mobility challenges on a daily basis. On top of that, 8000 employees are going to lose their jobs because of this decision! And, we’re hearing that these new “superboxes” might not be very safe. My grandfather, god rest his soul, was a WW2 veteran and became a mailman. They take their work very seriously otherwise they would not brave the weather. My current mail carrier is also proud of the service she provides for the community. Why change something that is working well for communities across Canada? This has to be stopped. A lot of people need home delivery because of their circumstances. Please sign the petition and share this with as many people as you can. The more people we get, the more solid the chances will be that Canada post and the government hear our voices!! --- Je me demande, est-ce que quelqu'un à Postes Canada a déjà essayé de pousser une marchette, ou faire avancer une chaise roulante, ou marcher avec une canne, dans la neige? Je ne pense pas qu'ils ont conscience de l'impact de la fin du service postal à domicile sur les parents de jeunes enfants, sur les personnes aux prises avec des handicaps et sur les personnes âgées, particulièrement en hiver. Des millions de Canadiens ont été surpris et fâchés d'apprendre qu'ils devraient se déplacer parfois sur des kilomètres pour aller chercher leur courrier. Je suis la mère de deux jeunes garçons. Mon plus jeune souffre de paralysie cérébrale et doit utiliser une marchette ou une chaise roulante pour se déplacer. Dans mon cas, la décision de Postes Canada me force à habiller mes deux enfants et à me démener à pousser une chaise roulante dans la neige seulement pour pouvoir aller chercher mon courrier. Et je ne suis que l'une parmi des milliers de Canadiens qui doivent surmonter des défis de mobilité à tous les jours. De plus, 8000 employés vont perdre leur emploi en raison de cette décision! En plus, on entend parler du fait que ces "superboîtes" ne sont pas très sécuritaires. Mon grand-père, Dieu ait son âme, était un vétéran de la Deuxième Guerre Mondiale et est devenu facteur par la suite. Ces gens prennent leur travail très au sérieux, sinon ils ne braveraient pas les conditions météorologiques. Ma facteure est très fière des services qu'elle fournit à sa communauté. Pourquoi changer quelque chose qui fonctionne si bien pour les communautés locales partout au pays? Il faut arrêter cela. Nombreux sont ceux et celles qui ont besoin du service à domicile en raison de leur réalité particulière. S'il vous plaît, signez la pétition et partagez-la avec le plus de gens que vous le pouvez. Plus nous en parlerons, plus nos chances seront bonnes que Postes Canada et le gouvernement nous entendront!!
Petition to Honourable Zach Churchill, Justin Trudeau, Leader, Liberal Party of Canada/Chef, Parti libéral du Canada Justin Trudeau, Elizabeth May, Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, Honourable Sterling Belliveau, Honourable Geoff MacLellan, Jamie Baillie (MLA for Cumberland South), Honourable Mark Furey, Honourable Stephen McNeil (MLA for Annapolis), Honourable Denise Peterson-Rafuse, Elizabeth May, Bernadette Jordan, Marc Garneau, Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Honourable Thomas Mulcair, Justin Trudeau, Jamie Baillie, Honourable Stephen McNeil
Twin Nova Scotia's Highway 103
I lost my first friend to Highway 103 - the Highway of Death - over 20 years ago. Lee was an incredible athlete and great friend to anyone who knew him. He should never have died. The road should have already been twinned. We cannot wait any longer. Our politicians must act today. 10 years after Lee died, I was able to help rescue my friend’s sister from yet another crash on Highway 103. While she made it, others didn’t. As a firefighter, it was one of my worst memories. Sadly, I did not know the worst was yet to come. We pulled body after body out of vehicles for nearly two straight years along the short stretch of highway. I lost count of the dead. Over and over again, politicians promised to twin Highway 103 to make it safer for drivers. 15 more years have passed. I've lost three more friends. In numbers, it pales to compare to the >70 others who have lost their lives on Highway 103 in recent years. Thousands more have been injured, their lives altered forever. Between 2007 and 2015, there were over 1000 collisions, over 30 resulting in deaths on this brutal road. You are 4x as likely to be on a collision, and 3x as likely to be in a deadly one on Highway 103, compared to Nova Scotia Highways 101 or 104. Nothing is going to bring my friends back, but no one else needs to die senselessly. The time for action is now - construction must begin on Nova Scotia's Highway of Death. Highway 103 must be twinned and upgraded. Let politicians know you want action!
Petition to Township of Langley Mayor and Council
Change construction noise bylaw from 7am-10pm 365 days/year to 7am-7pm Mon-Fri, 9-5 Sat. no work Sundays and holidays
· Construction hours in the Township of Langley are currently 7am-10pm everyday of the week. · The noise and shaking from the construction site behind our house keeps us awake at night, and doesn't allow us to enjoy peace and quiet in our homes or back yard in the evenings or on the weekends. This construction project has been going for four years with several more years to come. · Neighbouring communities end their construction before 8pm and do not allow construction on Sundays and holidays. · With the Township constantly growing(Brookswood development, etc) there will be new projects in your neighbourhood soon. · We propose that Council adopt a new construction bylaw for residential neighbourhoods restricting work from 7am-7pm Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm on Saturdays and no construction on Sundays and Statutory Holidays. · Together we can let Township Council know that these hours of construction are unfair to residents and need to be changed. Please share this petition with your TOL friends, family and neighbours. Ask your friends and neighbours to help spread the word.