Let the candidates in your area know that cycling matters. Share the Road has developed several resources to help you talk about cycling during the 2018 elections, and year-round.
What can you do to ensure that your candidates know that cycling matters? You can start by inviting all candidates out on a bike ride. You could also distribute a candidates survey about cycling, or submit an op-ed to your local newspaper. No matter what you choose to do, take action and show your support for cycling. The resources below can help you get started.
Our Advocacy Toolkit includes:
- 5 steps to become an effective advocate;
- Everything you need to know to meet your candidates & elected officials;
- Key Messages for building a bicycle-friendly Ontario, and;
- An overview of Ontario's political system.
We have also developed a series of templates to help you with your advocacy. Our Advocacy Templates includes:
- Sample letter to a candidate/MPP;
- Suggested survey questions for candidates;
- Template for a newspaper op-ed in your community.
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Members of the Queen's Park All Party Cycling Caucus participate in a bike ride to celebrate Bike Month.