You can show your support for the designation of the City of Ottawa as officially bilingual in various ways.
Support the legislative approach to official bilingualism for the City of Ottawa proposed by the #BilingualOttawa petition. The petition sponsored by the Regroupement étudiant franco-ontarien (RÉFO) since August 2014 has been folded into it.
Fill in a form sponsored by the virtual resources center, Documentation capitale, print it and send it to the address on the form, or scan it and send it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Choose the form that suits you best : for an individual, an organization or a company.
Letter of support
Send a letter of support for the designation of the City of Ottawa as officially bilingual to the mayor of Ottawa, Jim Watson (please send us a copy at email@example.com). A copy of your letter sent to the MPP for Ottawa Vanier, Madeleine Meilleur, who is the Minister responsible for Francophone Affairs and to the Prime Minister of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, would also be very useful for our cause. (See their coordinates below.)
Send us a donation. Your financial support is important since it helps us to publicize our cause. Donations received are used mainly for publicity and to maintain our Web site. The persons who devote their time and their energy to the Movement for an officially bilingual capital of Canada are volunteers. A list of donors is posted under the Supporters tab. Donations can be sent to Movement for an officially bilingual capital of Canada, 50 Rothwell Drive, Ottawa K1J 7G6.
Another way of helping the Movement for an officially bilingual capital of Canada is by using your personal, organizational or business networks to make people aware of this issue. It can be as simple as sending an email to your friends to suggest that thay visit our Web site (www.capbilcap.ca) or using your social media to do so! The more support we have, the harder it will be for decision-makers to ignore us!
Coordinates for letters of support
Mr. Jim Watson
Mayor, City of Ottawa
Mail: 110, Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa ON K1P 1J1
Hon Madeleine Meilleur, MPP
Minister responsible for Francophone Affairs
Mail: Office of Francophone Affairs, 2nd floor, 700 Bay St. Toronto ON M7A 0A2
Hon Kathleen Wynne
Mail: Legislative Assembly, Queen’s Park, Toronto ON M7A 1A1