Petition: Keep Line 5 Open
Enbridge Line 5 is at the risk of being shut down by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
The pipeline is essential to Sarnia-Lambton and the region at large. It is responsible for 50,000 jobs in related industries across the border (everything from refineries and downstream processors to home heating, jet fuel, and agriculture).
Environmental studies have shown the alternatives, trucks and railcars, are in fact less safe than the pipeline— and there aren't enough of them to move the same volume as the pipeline, on a daily basis.
A shutdown would lead to fuel shortages and price increases across Ontario and Quebec.
My colleagues and I are doing everything we can to prevent this from happening, and secure jobs and energy for the region.
You can help by signing this petition: https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-3081
It states, "We, the undersigned, citizens of Canada, skilled tradespeople, and the families who depend upon the oil and gas industry to provide their livelihood and sustain their quality of life, call upon the Prime Minister to appeal to President elect Joe Biden to intervene and prevent Governor Whitmer from inflicting overwhelming and catastrophic economic effect to communities in Ontario, Quebec, Wisconsin and Ohio."
The deadline to sign is March 8, 2021.
Thank you for your support.