How to Lobby Your MP — from A to Z

Want to look and sound your best when you meet with your local Member of Parliament? On November 22, 2021, the CLC hosted this technical training on how to schedule, prepare for, and deliver an impressive presentation when you talk with your elected representatives about the issues that matter.

What is Lobbying?

Lobbying and lobbyist are scary words. Check out the CLC’s Lisa Bastien, Bilan Arte, Carlos Carvalho and Tony Tracy as well as MP Daniel Blaikie to demystify what lobbying is.

Lobbying Matters for Workers

There’s strength in numbers! Watch our panel discuss why Members of Parliament from all parties need to hear from working people.

Be Prepared, Make it Count

Tips about how to make your meeting with your MP a success.

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