Advocacy works! The politicians who represent you are interested in your concerns. A single letter, phone call or email can truly influence an elected official to support laws that promote health and well-being for all of us.
Tips for contacting your legislator
When writing your letter or email, or making a phone call, consider these tips to make your effort as effective as possible:
Contacting the federal government
If you’re not sure who your member of Parliament (MP) is, you can find out by entering your postal code on this web page.
If you write to your MP at their parliamentary address, no postage is required. Do this by addressing your letter to:
[Name of MP]
House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6
Postage is required if you write to your MP at their local constituency office.
You can find out who your elected representative is and how to contact them by visiting this website.
Send your MPP a message supporting a tan bed ban in Ontario. Tell the Government of Ontario to take action and pass legislation prohibiting youth under the age of 18 from using tanning beds.
Visit takeaction.cancer.ca/indoortanning to learn more.