Black Out Speak Out are calling their anti-Bill C38 campaign a big success.Organizers for
On Monday, hundreds of organizations and thousands of individuals across Canada and the United States darkened their websites in protest of the Conservative's omnibus budget bill that critics say weakens environmental regulations and oversight.
Darkened websites in Canada included the NDP, the Public Service Alliance of Canada and even author Margaret Atwood.
The campaign has forced the Conservatives into damage control.
This week, the Tories will send 11 MPs across the country to counter the "exaggeration, distortion and outright falsehoods" of Bill C-38 critics.
Gillian McEachern, deputy campaign director of Environmental Defence, which is one of the organizations leading the web black out, says the government's response means their campaign is working.
"It isn't every day that a third of the Cabinet fans out to respond to a civil society campaign, so clearlyRead More »from Black Out Speak Out puts Tories in damage control mode