LETTER: Heartened by town hall meeting

It is indeed heartening to read the highly informed comments from citizens attending your town hall meeting.

MP Wayne Stetski held a town hall meeting on Wednesday to gather responses to federal environment minister Catherine McKenna's call for opinions on what the federal government's approach to climate change should be. It was attended by 240 people.

Re: “Citizens urge government climate action at Nelson town hall meeting”

It is indeed heartening to read the highly informed comments from citizens attending your town hall meeting.

Bravo to all, including your MP whose intro was right on. He understands Donella Meadows’ statement “You may be able to fool the voters, but not the atmosphere.”

As an Albertan, I love to spread Banff’s slogan, “A roof is a terrible thing to waste!”

Eileen Kosior, Black Diamond, Alta.

 

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