Tell Premier Horgan, Minister Dix and Dr. Henry: Prioritize Indigenous Health and Shut Down Man Camps

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Indigenous women, workers and frontline healthcare workers are calling on the BC government to shut down LNG Canada and Coastal Gaslink (CGL) facilities — also known as man camps —  amid COVID-19 outbreaks that are putting local communities at risk.1,2

If Premier John Horgan, Health Minister Adrian Dix and Dr. Bonnie Henry hear from hundreds of us, calling on them to prioritize Indigenous health — it could be enough to convince them to shut down oil and gas work sites during the pandemic. Help Indigenous women, workers and frontline healthcare protect Indigenous health by making a call to shutdown man camps now.
Instructions on how to call. It’ll only take a minute, but make a big difference. It’s super easy.
  1. Read the talking points below.
  2. Enter your information to the right, including your phone number 
  3. We’ll call you back, connecting you directly to Premier Horgan or Dr. Bonnie Henry
  4. Leave a message on the answering machine if you reach voicemail. If you speak to office staff, just ask them to pass on your message. Make sure to tell them your name. 
Talking points to include in your message:
  • I am calling to urge you to immediately shut down all oil & gas man camps and prioritize Indigenous health. 
  • Your government deemed oil & gas work essential but COVID outbreaks are threatening northern communities that are already under resourced. 
  • Now you must decide what's more important, the oil and gas industry’s profits or Indigenous health. I urge you to make the right choice and shut down man camps to protect workers and communities. 

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