NDP CALLS ON PM TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO ATTAWAPISKAT
December 8th, 2011 - 2:19pm
Turmel writes to Harper, asks government to take urgent action on humanitarian crisis
OTTAWA – New Democrat Leader Nycole Turmel wrote to Prime Minister Stephen Harper today, asking his government to provide immediate help to the community in Attawapiskat.
In the letter, Turmel reminded the Prime Minister that “this is a moment when we can come together as Parliamentarians and respond to the tragic situation” and appealed to the government to urgently provide appropriate federal resources, as requested by the community.
A copy of Ms Turmel’s letter is attached.
For more information, please contact:
Karl Bélanger, senior press secretary, 613-720-6463 or Karl.Belanger@parl.gc.ca