Valentine’s Day Rally for Alberta’s Woodland Caribou


Suncor: Have a Heart for CaribouValentine's Day Rally3:30 pm to 5:00 pmDowntown Calgary, in front of Suncor's headofficeNorth side of 4th Ave at Sunlife Energy Plaza, 112 - 4 Ave, SWDress warm and help us encourage Suncor Energy to have a heart for the protection and recovery of Alberta's threatened woodland caribou, including the Little Smoky herd, which is at immediate risk of extinction. Sponsored by the University of Calgary EcoClub, Sierra Club of Canada, West Athabasca Bioregional Society, CPAWS-Edmonton, Canadian Youth Climate Coalition, Alberta Foothills Network and Voice for Animals Humane Society.Woodland Caribou are listed as ‘Threatened’ in Alberta. Continuing distribution and population declines are a result of poor government oversight linked to increasing and relentless industrial pressure. If Woodland Caribou herds are to survive well into the future, urgent and effective action is required.Your presence at the rally will go a long way in sending a message to industry, in particular, that they need to start taking responsibility for the drastic effects of their activities on these symbolic animals.Signs and props, and of course, chocolate, will be provided at the event. Participants are asked to meet at street level outside the Sun Life Energy Plaza (112 4th Ave. SW ­ north side of 4th Ave), the Calgary headquarters of Suncor Energy. To express your interest in attending and to receive additional information, please email caribourally [at] hotmail [dot] comBelow are links to two pdf flyers for the event, a short backgrounder on caribou decline in Alberta, as well as a rally 'primer'; feel free to circulate the flyers among friends, local businesses, and to anyone interested in seeing Caribou remain in Alberta for generations to come!Caribou RallyValentine's Day RallyBackgrounder on Alberta Caribou DeclineRally Primer