Goodbye Canada Action Greenwashers – Ban Fossil Fuel Advertising and Wind Down the Fossil Fuel Industry.

(Sent July 2, 2024 to the Alberni Valley News) Dear Editor, I was gratified to see this morning an empty spot where the lying LNG lobby group “Canada Action” had their billboard near Coombs Country Candy. Their billboard messages about LNG “reducing” greenhouse gases were blatant lies. Apparently the leaked Competition Bureau report exposing this …

Enough Bickering – Build the pool, unite the City.

(Letter sent May 29, 2024 to Alberni Valley News published June 4, 2024) Dear Editor, Enough. This aquatic centre debate has dragged through at least 5 terms of Council and Regional Directors spanning nearly two decades. An entire generation and more of young people, my own children included, have had to use a facility that …

Axe the Fossil Fuels

(This letter was sent April 2, 2024 and published in the April 10 issue) Dear Editor, Imagine the public reaction today if a party campaigned on “axing the cigarette tax”. We know cigarette companies hid the facts, with the help of politicians, for decades before government finally acted in the best interests of the people dying …