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From: "Doug & Helen Smith" <>
Subject: Re: [London] Re: The 1911 Canadian Census - HELP us save the information PLEASE
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 1999 22:34:39 -0800


THERE IS NO DEADLINE ANY LONGER. IT HAS OR WILL BE INTRODUCED INTO
PARLIAMENT SOON, YOU LETTERS WILL BE MOST USEFUL.


----- Original Message -----
From: Suzanne Phillips <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, October 31, 1999 9:46 AM
Subject: [London] Re: The 1911 Canadian Census - HELP us save the
information PLEASE


> Note this web page says it only has till Oct. 11th to turn in, I think we
are
> past the due date here.
> suzanne
>
> DW wrote:
>
> > Hi to all listers....
> >
> > I know this is off topic but if you have any relatives that immigrated
to
> > Canada or if you have any that might one day do so this could be
important
> > to you ....
> >
> > The Canadian government is about to make a decision as to whether or not
> > they will hold (possibly destroy) all census material after 1901 due to
the
> > privacy issues involved... That would be horrendous for all who are
> > currently researching or anyone in the future who may want to research
their
> > ancestors.
> >
> > Please help us and give a show of support by following the directions in
the
> > following e-mail. The bill is fast approaching and they require all the
> > support that can be mustered to release the 1911 and beyond census
> > information.
> >
> > See the web page at
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Farm/7843/poll.html
> >
> > I realize that some of you may already have this information and for
those
> > of you that haven't heard about this I urge you to write a letter or
two....
> > There are only a few days left before they bring it to vote so please
write
> > a letter now.
> >
> > Thank you so much,
> > Sincerely,
> > D. Walters
> > BC, Canada
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Muriel M. Davidson <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Thursday, October 28, 1999 10:11 AM
> > Subject: [NS-L] Letters vs. E-Mails to Politicians
> >
> > > To all who wish to contact their Member of Parliament or a number of
> > > those elected to serve us, here are a few basic hints:
> > >
> > > 1. We are in an electronic age -- government records, etc. -- BUT
> > > politicians do not answer these unless on a chosen subject - File 13
> > > for the others - the waste basket!.
> > >
> > > 2. LETTERS must be answered, we are told -- I am gradually receiving
> > > replies from the 301 letters I mailed in early September.
> > >
> > > 3. POSTAGE is free, to and from an elected Member of Parliament.
> > >
> > > 4. Type up a concise letter, one suitable for all.
> > > Type in the name and riding, and the address.
> > > For all: House of Commons, Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, ON K1A
0A6
> > > For each new letter, you will only have to change the name and
> > > riding.
> > > Sign each letter - it looks better than photocopied signatures.
> > >
> > > 5. Not certain of your Member of Parliament?
> > > <http://www.globalgenealogy.com/census/index.htm>;
> > > You will find the politician, his/her title, and riding - use above
> > > address.
> > >
> > > 6. Are you interested in writing to many Members of Parliament?
> > > I have compiled the lists which can be sent by attachment - just
> > > contact me and tell me which province or provinces or territories.
> > >
> > > 7. After you write these letters (I will help anyone) and receive
> > > replies, would you post the replies to this list - we want to know
> > > what they say.
> > >
> > > 8. Downloadable petitions are also available at the above site. We are
> > > at a very crucial time, with Sessions starting Oct. 12th. There
could
> > > be one to three Private Member's Bills shortly after so time is
NOW.
> > >
> > > 9. An Act to Amend the Access to Information Act, in its present form,
> > > will be on the floor,hopefully by end of October, watch for Bill
> > > C-206 by Mr. John Bryden. Send him a Letter of Support as these are
> > > needed by him.
> > > Same address as above.
> > >
> > > 10. Non-Canadian letters and emails are still being received by me for
> > > Senator Lorna Milne at <>, to write directly:
> > > The Honourable Lorna Milne, Senate of Canada, Parliament
Buildings,
> > > Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A4. Postage is free in Canada.
> > >
> > > Let's give the politicians lots of reading material!!!!
> > >
> > > Muriel M. Davidson <>
> > > <http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Farm/7843/poll.html>;
> > >
> > > [The future Canadian genealogical highway]
> > >
> > >
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