The role of your Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) is to represent you and your perspectives during debates and government assemblies (click here to learn more). The BC Provincial Election will be held on May 9, 2017 where citizens will vote for the new Legislative Assembly. Now is the time to have your voice heard. Email the people running for office in your riding. Send a bold message that mental health and addiction are an important voting issue in your community.
Will you take a minute to email a letter to your candidates? Let them know that you stand behind the b4stage4 declaration! Simply fill out the form on this page and the system will automatically identify your candidates from each party based on your postal code.
We know that personal stories are the most engaging, so don’t be shy to edit the template and make the message your own! Think about why this movement is important to you and your community.
Together we can influence practice through policy by asking our representatives to invest smart for mental illness and addiction prevention and early intervention programs that will improve our system of care.